Thematic meeting on ODS and F-gas legislation and certification of technicians, Zagreb, Croatia, 4-5 June 2012

The Regional Ozone Network for Europe & Central Asia (ECA Network) of UNEP DTIE’s OzonAction Programme jointly with the Ministry of Environment of Croatia organise the thematic meeting for Croatian ozone officers, legislators and technical experts on ODS and F-gas legislation and certification of technicians in Zagreb, Croatia, 4-5 June 2012.  

The objective of the thematic meeting is to facilitate the adjustment of ODS and F-gas management in Croatia to the requirements resulting from country’s accession to the EU. It is anticipated that in order to meet this objective the meeting participants will be able :  

(1)   to discuss legislation related to ODS and F-gases that is currently in place in Croatia and make recommendations concerning possible corrections or amendments that will be necessary in view of the accession of Croatia to the EU  

(2)   to discuss practical proceedings related to implementation of the EU law concerning ODS and F-gases in Croatia including, inter alia, licensing, reporting, communication with the Commission, understanding the practical meaning of certain provisions contained in the EU legislation,  and practical implementation of certification system of technicians and companies  

Participants include National Ozone Officer and local policy, legal and technical experts. The meeting will be facilitated by UNEP International Consultant.