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Press releases & information notes

The following press releases and information notes provide further details about new services available from the OzonAction Programme and Ozone Secretariat as well as other official UNEP press releases about ozone protection issues.


Holing Out the Climate Enemies - Action under the Montreal Protocol, UNEP, Bangkok, 10 November 2010

Smugglers Watch Out: Illegal Trade in ODS
UNEP, Bangkok, 10 November 2010

Taking the Montreal Protocol to the next level
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and the Montreal Protocol 2.0,
UNEP, Bangkok, 9 November 2010

Border Meeting on Monitoring and Controlling Trade in ODS held in Pokhara, Nepal, UNEP ROAP, Nepal, 29 October 2010

Gold and Silver for Customs Saving the Planet - UNEP's Enforcement Network for Europe and Central Asia (ECA), Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, 15 October 2010

Tata Young Receives Prestigious US Environmental Protection Agency Montreal Protocol Award, UNEP ROAP, 4 October 2010

UNEP Ozone Announces Winners of the First Ozone Africa Media Award, UNEP ROA, 30September 2010

Manual for the Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Technicians and Engineers: Post phase-out period of CFCs and beginning of phase-out of HCFCs, Paris, France, 23 September 2010

The US EPA Honors Scientists, Researchers, Civil Servants, Environmental Groups, Cancer Prevention Programs, and Grocery Stores on International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, USEPA, 16 September 2010

Bhutan Raising Gross National Happiness; Deriving Climate Benefits from Ozone Layer Protection, Thimpu, 10 August 2010

JumpStart Partnership Achieving Climate Benefit from
HCFC Phase-out,
Brussels, 29 July 2010

Maldives is Walking the Talk; Deriving Climate Benefits from Ozone Layer Protection, Male, 11 June 2010

A giant leap forward towards HCFC phase-out goal
Multilateral Fund Secretariat, 16 April 2010

Four Asian countries pull together to combat cross-border illegal trade in Ozone Depleting Chemical, Chalsa, Bangkok, 7 April 2010

Asian Pacific Countries Gathered to Solve Crime against the Environment
UNEP CAP ROAP, 16 October 2009

Launching the Programme of Work of the International Cooperation Agreement between UNEP & ASHRAE
5 October 2009, UNEP CAP ROWA

Ozone Treaty Anniversary Gifts Big Birthday Present to Human Health and Combating of Climate Change
Timor-Leste Makes Montreal Protocol First Global Environmental Agreement to Achieve Universal Ratification

16 September 2009, UNEP

Sealing the Hole and Sealing the Deal: Resolve of African Countries 135 days Before 2010 Deadline for Total Phase out of CFCs - Confirming the success story as 100% African countries are set to meet the deadline
20 August 2009, UNEP

Nigeria builds first Ozone village in Africa
19 August 2009 | UNEP

Developing Countries Gear Up for a Seamless Transition CFC-free Inhalers for Asthma Patients
18 July 2009, UNEP CAP/ROAP

"Action on HFC Gases 'Low Hanging Fruit' Opportunity to Combat Climate Change"
22 June 2009, UNEP

Training Customs Officers to Protect the Environment New Training Manual from UNEP Promotes Compliance with Montreal Protocol Controls
26 January 2008, UNEP

Military Enlisted to Combat Climate Change and Ozone Layer Damage
20 November 2008, UNEP ROA

First Ozone and Pollution Monitoring Ground Station for West Asia
19 November 2008, UNEP

Paper to be in 'Short Supply' at International Ozone Gathering. 20th Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol and 8th Conference of the Parties to the Vienna Convention
17 November 2008 | UNEP

Sweden and UNEP Team Up to Help Developing Countries Phase Out of Ozone Depleting HCFCS
19 November 2007, Paris/Stockholm

Indonesia to Ban CFCs and Methyl Bromide from 2008
9 November 2007, UNEP

The Unted Nations Secretary-General Message on the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer
16 September, New York, 2007| E| F| S

Ozone Treaty's Role in Combating Climate Change Tops Environment Ministers Meeting in Canada
14 September 2007, UNEP press release| E| F|

Press Release: Ozzy and Zoe Ozone invite the World's Children to Take Action on Ozone, Climate and Pollutants- Animated cartoon book "Ozzy goes polar" is launched on World environment day
5 June 2007, UNEP IPY - E| F| S

Press Release: West Asia gets prepared, while CFCs get ready to be part of history
10 May 2007, UNEP ROWA

2006 Antarctic Ozone Hole Largest on Record
With 2006 Antarctic ozone hole largest on record, governments launch review of how to protect the ozone layer over the next decade

3 November 2006, UNEP

President of India to become first customer for new solar-powered, ozone-friendly vaccine refrigerator
1 November 2006, UNEP, Greenpeace , DTI, GTZ Proklima, PATH

Montreal Protocol conference to address remaining sources
of ozone-depleting chemicals
Saving the ozone layer: an unfinished agenda

26 October 2006 | UNEP


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