Through utilizing the technical and policy expertise of CAP proper advice and services is provided to countries. Regularly held forums to facilitate direct contact and experience exchange between ODS officers in member states and key relevant organizations / secretariats. CAP aims at following-up and ensuring that their activities cover all needs of the countries concerned with the compliance of the Protocol, while keeping in line with the latest decisions of the Meeting of the Parties and the Executive Committee.
In addition, to ensure providing qualitative and on time support to member states, CAP with the full support of the ROWA Regional Director, initiates and maintains close coordination and cooperation at national high levels, as well as with regional and sub-regional organizations and secretariats [e.g. League of Arab States (LAS), Council of Arab Ministers Responsible for the Environment (CAMRE), Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Regional Intelligence Liaison Office (RILO), World Customs Organisation (WCO), American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)] to ensure their involvement and secure their momentum for maintaining the region in compliance with the Montreal Protocol.
With this in mind, CAP/ROWA adjusted its focus to ensure sustained compliance, complete, as possible, preparation of HPMPs to meet 2013 forthcoming targets and preserve the regional momentum of key emerging issues related to Montreal Protocol particularly policies, legislations and technological concerns as well as ensure continuation of the regional ODS network to address countries and regional needs through thematic meetings/sessions and south-south cooperation. Regional priorities, as concluded by network member states, are grouped into two main groups: