Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body

ILCs Discussion Forum Focuses on Geo-engineering Impacts on Biodiversity [viewed]

1 February 2012: The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has launched an online discussion forum on the possible impacts of geo-engineering techniques on biodiversity, and associated social, economic and cultural considerations for indigenous and local communities (ILCs).

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ITTO Newsletter Focuses on Mangrove Management [viewed]

February 2012: The latest edition of the newsletter of the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO), Tropical Forest Update, summarizes the findings of the 2010 World Atlas of Mangroves, a comprehensive worldwide study on mangrove ecosystems.

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UNFCCC Publishes Finland's GHG Inventory Review Report [viewed]

30 January 2012: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released the report (FCCC/ARR/2011/FIN) of the individual review of the annual submission of Finland submitted in 2011. The report notes that in 2009, the main greenhouse gas (GHG) in Finland was carbon dioxide, accounting for 83.5% of total GHG emissions expressed in CO2 eq, followed by nitrous oxide (N02) (8.6%) and methane (CH4) (6.4%).

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Event: Montreal Protocol Chemicals Technical Options Committee (CTOC) [viewed]

This annual meeting of the CTOC will consider the use of chemicals under the Montreal Protocol and make recommendations to the Meeting of the Parties.  

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Event: Annual Meeting of the Montreal Protocol Halons Technical Options Committee [viewed]

This annual meeting of the Halons Technical Options Committee (HTOC) will address the use of halons under the Montreal Protocol and make recommendations to the Meeting of the Parties (MOP).  

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Event: Annual Meeting of the Montreal Protocol Medical Technical Options Committee [viewed]

This annual meeting of the Medical Technical Options Committee (MTOC) will consider issues related to the use of metered-dose inhalers under the Montreal Protocol and make recommendations to the Meeting of the Parties (MOP).  

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Event: Montreal Protocol Technology and Economic Assessment Panel and Task Force on Decision XXIII/10 [viewed]

This meeting of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel (TEAP) and the Task Force on Decision XXIII/10 (Updating the nomination and operational processes of the TEAP) will consider technical information related to the alternative technologies employed and to the work of the various technical options committees (TOCs).  

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Event: 32nd Meeting of the Open-Ended Working Group of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol [viewed]

The 32nd Meeting of the Open-Ended Working Group (OEWG-32) will prepare decision for consideration at the 24th session of the Meeting of the Parties (MOP) to the Montreal Protocol.  

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Event: 28th Meeting of the Joint Implementation Supervisory Committee [viewed]

The 28th meeting of the Joint Implementation Supervisory Committee (JISC 28) will be holding to consider matters relating to the operation of Joint Implementation (JI). The meeting is open to shall attendance, as observers, by all Parties and UNFCCC accredited observers and stakeholders. The deadline for registration as an observer is two weeks before the meeting, and only observers, which register by the stipulated deadline of 8 March 2012, will be allowed to have access to the observer room. The meeting will also be webcast.  

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Event: 66th Meeting of the Executive Committee (ExCom) to the Multilateral Fund of the Montreal Protocol [viewed]

At this meeting, the ExCom is expected to approve expenditure to support projects and activities in member countries.  

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