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The 14th Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol
Rome, Italy | 25 - 29 November 2002

Monday, 25 November 2002

After opening remarks, delegates adopted the agenda with modifications, and discussed: research funding needs under the Vienna Convention; the Multilateral Fund replenishment; the status of ozone-depleting substance (ODS) destruction technologies; essential-use exemptions; interaction between the Multilateral Fund Executive Committee and the Implementation Committee; and issues related to the climate change regime.


Pictures of the day


Preparatory segment Co-chair Catelin and Ozone Secretariat Executive Secretary González.

Corrado Clini, Director General of the Italian Ministry of the Environment and Territory, emphasizes the importance of concentrating on the phase-out of ODS in developing countries, the development of technology for the destruction of dangerous substances, and combating illegal trade.


Australia draws attention to the draft decision it prepared at OEWG-22 on the status of ODS destruction technologies, which sought to update, inter alia: the existing list of destruction processes; criteria for approval of destruction facilities; and methodologies for calculating the destruction rate efficiency.


Kimo Goree with Pia Kohler (Earth Negotiations Bulletin)

Marco González, Ozone Secretariat Executive Secretary, highlights a number of agenda items that remain a priority to ensure global ODS phase out, including: ratification of the Vienna Convention, the Montreal Protocol and its amendments; the replenishment of the Multilateral Fund; review of compliance issues; and roles of the Implementation and Executive Committees.


Argentina supports strengthening linkages between the ozone and climate change regimes.

Greenpeace urges delegates to support the funding level proposed by Article 5 Parties.





Web Site for the meeting.
Agenda for COP for the Vienna Convention and MOP-14 meetings.
MOP-14 Documents.
COP-6 Documents.
Linkages climate and atmosphere issues page, MOP-13 summary report and OEWG summary report.

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