Atmosphere

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: 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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Event: Montreal Protocol Methyl Bromide Technical Options Committee (MBTOC) (Structures and Commodities) [viewed]

This annual meeting of the MBTOC will address issues related to methyl bromide under the Montreal Protocol, and make recommendations to the Montreal Protocol Meeting of the Parties.  

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Event: Montreal Protocol Methyl Bromide Technical Options Committee (MBTOC) (Soils, Quarantine and Pre-Shipment) [viewed]

This meeting of the MBTOC (Soils, Quarantine and Pre-shipment) will address issues related to the use of methyl bromide under the Montreal Protocol and make recommendations to the Meeting of the Parties.  

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UNECE to Adopt New Emissions Ceilings for Buses and Trucks [viewed]

UNECE19 January 2012: The Working Party on Pollution and Energy of the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) approved a proposal for an amendment to Regulation No. 49, providing for more stringent emission requirements for heavy duty vehicle engines.

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Event: 18th Meeting of the Forum of Ministers of Environment of Latin America and the Caribbean [viewed]

This biennial meeting of Environment Ministers is organized by the regional office of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP). The Preparatory Meeting of High-Level Experts will take place from 31 January-1 February 2012, and will be followed by the Ministerial Segment on 2-3 February. Among other things, the Ministers are to review the implementation of the Rio 1992 commitments and agreements, and deliberate on new, emerging and priority issues for the region and other issues on the road to the June 2012 UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD, or Rio+20). The Ministers are also expected to discuss cooperation on sustainable consumption and production, environmental indicators, and the way forward in negotiating a regional framework agreement on atmospheric pollution that includes emissions of short-lived climate forcers (SLCFs) such as methane, black carbon, ozone precursors, and many hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs).  

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