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Resumed 38th Meeting of the Open-ended Working Group (OEWG 38) of the Parties
to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer
and 28th Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol

8 and 10-14 October 2016 | Kigali, Rwanda

Highlights for Saturday, 8 October 2016

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Daily Web CoverageAbout | 8 Oct | 10 Oct | 11 Oct | 12 Oct | 13 Oct | 14 Oct | Summary
The Resumed Session of the 38th Meeting of the Open-ended Working Group (OEWG 38) begins in Kigali, Rwanda

The resumed session of the 38th Meeting of the Open-Ended Working
Group (OEWG 38) begins in Kigali, Rwanda

The resumed session of the thirty-eighth Open-Ended Working Group (OEWG 38) of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer met in Kigali, Rwanda on Saturday, 8 October 2016.

Parties convened to continue and conclude the work of the Contact Group on the Feasibility and Ways of Managing HFCs (HFC Management Contact Group), as agreed to under the Dubai pathway on HFCs (the Dubai pathway). Having concluded work on generating solutions to agreed challenges at the previous OEWG 38 session, the Contact Group resumed discussions on issues related to proposed amendments, including calculation of baselines and commencement years for any freezes and reduction steps.

Plenary briefly reconvened in the evening to hear a report back from the HFC Management Contact Group, noting that the Contact Group’s work will continue during the twenty-eighth Meeting of the Parties (MOP 28), which commences on Monday, 10 October.

OEWG 38 closed at 8:04 pm.

IISD Reporting Services, through its ENB Meeting Coverage, provided web coverage and a report from the Resumed OEWG38. In addition, IISD Reporting Services provided daily web coverage, daily reports and a summary and analysis report from MOP 28. The summary and analysis report is available in HTML and PDF.
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Morning Plenary and Hydrofluorocarbons (HFC) Management Contact Group


View of the dais during the morning plenary


Tina Birmpili, Executive Secretary, Ozone Secretariat

OEWG 38 Co-Chair Leslie Smith, Grenada


Yaqoub Al-Matouq, Kuwait

OEWG 38 Co-Chair Paul Krajnik, Austria

HFC Management Contact Group Co-Chair ​Patrick McInerney​, Australia


Delegates during the session


Taha Mohammed Zatari, Saudi Arabia

Cheikh Ndiaye Sylla, Senegal


Philip Owen, EU

Sergey Vasiliev, Russian Federation

Iftikhar-ul-Hassan Gilani, Pakistan



Enoh Peter Ayuk, Cameroon

Ahmed El Korashy, Egypt

Manoj Kumar Singh, India


Coletha Ruhamya, Rwanda

Obed Baloyi, South Africa


Laura Juliana Arciniegas, Colombia

Samuel Paré, Burkina Faso


Annie Gabriel, Australia

Rafael Da Soler, Brazil

John Thompson, US



HFC Management Contact Group and Afternoon Plenary


Delegates gather for the afternoon session


HFC Management Contact Group Co-Chair Xia Yingxian, China

Lucie Desforges, Canada


Raad Kadhum Hasan, Iraq

Blaise Horisberger, Switzerland

Idris Abdullahi, Nigeria




Delegates huddle at the close of plenary


Around the Venue


Delegates meet informally before the start of plenary


Delegates speak informally between sessions



Taha Mohammed Zatari, Saudi Arabia, speaks with Iftikhar-ul-Hassan Gilani, Pakistan


Delegates before the morning plenary

Delegates from India


HFC Management Contact Group
Co-Chair ​Patrick McInerney​, Australia

Delegates speak informally


Around the Kigali Convention Centre





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