UNEP OzonAction at MOP 23

The 9th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP9) to the Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer 23rd Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (MOP23), Bali, Indonesia, 21-25 November 2011.


UNEP OzonAction facilitated side events

Wednesday, 23 November 2011
Recovery of the Antarctic ozone hole (video & discussion)
13:15-14:15, Room Kintamani 7 |  flyer |  photos | Presentation slides: P. Newman |  J. Pyle |  M. Janouch |  L. Beron 
Thursday, 24 November 2011
Prevention of HCFC smuggling (presentations & discussion)
13:15-14:15, Room Nusa Dua 2 |  flyer |  iPIC publication | Presentation slides:  H. Koeppen N. Hurley |  T. Reinikainen |  D. Stirpe A. Kiriazis
Maldives case study on ozone layer protection & carbon neutrality (presentations & discussion)
13:15-14:15, Room Kintamai 1 |  flyer photos |  information note | Presentation slides:  M. Mohamed |  J. Curlin |  S. Carvalho |  R. Huehren
Sculpture of Chinese Goddess Nüwa (presentations & hand-over of rocks / water)
14:15-15:00, Room Kintamani 7 |  flyer |  invitation |  photos |  Message from UNEP Executive Director video coverage on CCTV news (in Chinese)
Tea ceremony by Ceylon Tea Board (tea produced without using methyl bromide)
16:10-16:30, Ceremonial Plaza |  flyer |  factsheet |  photos
Friday, 25 November 2011

ODS destruction in Low volume consuming countries (LVC): Case Study – Nepal (presentations & discussion)
13:15 - 14:15, Room Nusa Dua 2 |  flyer |  photos |  information note | Presentation slides:  S. Joshi |  A. Datta |  V. Aloysius


News clips

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 Republic of Maldives, Ministry of Housing and Environment: Maldives urges Montreal Protocol to further work towards protection against climate change

28/11/2011 News: Montreal Protocol or Kyoto Protocol? Either Way, Phase out HFCs

 RAC Magazine: HFC phase-down delayed by India, China and Brazil stance


 Antara News: Ozone confab produces Bali Declaration


Washington Post: China, India hold up agreement to curb HFCs

EIS press release: India, China and Brazil thwart action on HFCs phase-out

 Sacramento Bee: Cultural Diplomat and Artist Yuan Xikun in Bali Island

The Energy Collective: The Montreal Protocol - Proof That Countries Actually Can Cooperate

 NOU of Grenada release: The Caribbean Region Actively involved in Ozone Layer Protection Issues


 Ghana Business News: World at risk from ozone depletion by new fridges, air conditioners, unless…

 Swicthboard blog: 108 Countries Support HFC Curbs under Montreal Protocol Ozone negotiators fail to agree on addressing climate impacts of refrigerants Angola Minister Chairs 23rd Meeting of Montreal Protocol in Bali


 IOL: Help save the ozone, don’t open the fridge


 ABC News: UN warns growing use of HFCs making climate change a bigger problem UNEP launches report on why and how to avoid HFC climate impact Se piden medidas urgentes para evitar que el planeta se caliente Replacement Chemicals Undermine Efforts to Curb Global Warming


 Environment News Service: Ozone-Safe Refrigerant Chemicals Add to Climate Danger Les HFC, une source d’émissions de gaz à effet de serre UN warns coolant gases could put carbon progress at risk

 ASEAN Foundation eNews:  ASEAN Foundation and Joint COP-9 the Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer and MOP-23 to the Montreal Protocol 

 BBC News: Climate concerns as ‘ozone-friendly’ HFCs use grows

 Reuters: Beware climate change risk from aircon, fridge gases: UN : Two Degree Celsius Climate Target At Risk From Ozone-Friendly Replacement Chemicals Rein in HFCs to limit climate change, UN says Indonesia to be Awarded on Ozone Protection

 Bloomberg: Air-Conditioning HFC Gas Must Be Curbed to Aid Climate, UN Says

 Indonesian Ministry of Environment: Opening Speech of the Indonesian Minister of Environment





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