Contact group meetings in Ankara, Turkey, 18-22 February 2013

The Regional Ozone Network for Europe & Central Asia (ECA network) of UNEP DTIE’s OzonAction Programme jointly with the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization of Turkey organise  two events: “Thematic meetings on ODS & F-gas legislation” in Ankara, Turkey on 18-19 February 2013.

The objective of the meeting in Ankara is to facilitate the implementation of HCFC phase-out management plan in Turkey as a candidate country to the European Union through adoption of suitable policies and legislation in line with EU regulation EC 1005/2009 on ozone-depleting substances (ODS), the F-gas regulation EC 842/2006 on fluorinated greenhouse gases as well as MAC Directive EC/2006/40. The meeting also aims review the complementary legislation contained in the Directives 304/2008/EC, 305/2008/EC, 306/2008/EC, and 308/2008/EC.