Highlights and images for 6 November 2018



Highlights for Tuesday, 6 November 2018

Delegates during Tuesday’s proceedings

The preparatory segment of the Montreal Protocol MOP 30 convened for its second day on Tuesday, 6 November 2018, in Quito, Ecuador.In the morning, delegates addressed linkages between hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) and hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in transitioning to low global warming potential (GWP) alternatives, and issues related to energy efficiency while phasing down HFCs.In the afternoon, delegates discussed:

  • Proposed adjustments to the Montreal Protocol on HCFCs for non-Article 5 parties;
  • Unexpected emissions of trichlorofluoromethane (CFC-11); and
  • Issue raised by the United Arab Emirates regarding eligibility for financial and technical assistance.
  • For extensive details on the day’s negotiations and to hear what delegates said in the corridors, see our daily Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB).

    IISD Reporting Services, through its ENB Meeting Coverage, provided daily reports and daily web coverage from MOP 30. In addition, IISD Reporting Services will publish a summary and analysis report of the meeting in HTML and PDF.

    Photos by IISD/ENB | Diego Noguera

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    L-R: Bella Maranion, Fabio Polonara, and Suely Carvalho, Senior Experts of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel (TEAP); Gilbert Bankobeza, Ozone Secretariat; Tina Birmpili, Executive Secretary, Ozone Secretariat; OEWG Co-Chair Cindy Newberg, US; OEWG Co-Chair Yaqoub Almatouq, Kuwait; Megumi Seki, Deputy Executive Secretary, Ozone Secretariat; Martha Leyva, Ozone Secretariat; and Martha Mulumba, Ozone Secretariat
    Moosa Masoud Al-Kalbani, Oman
    Hasan Mubarak, Bahrain
    L-R: Bella Maranion, Fabio Polonara, and Suely Carvalho, TEAP Senior Experts
    Samuel Pare, Burkina Faso
    Patricia Soares Leite, Brazil
    OEWG Co-Chair Cindy Newberg, US, and OEWG Co-Chair Yaqoub Almatouq, Kuwait
    Charles Ikeah, Nigeria
    Juliet Kabera, Rwanda
    Gabriela Lira and Magda Luduvice, Brazil
    Ralph Brieskorn, the Netherlands, and Philip Owen, European Union (EU)
    The German delegation during informal consultations
    Crescentia Foulo and Mathatela Ntsatsi, Lesotho
    Paul Krajnik, EU
    Laura Juliana Arciniegas, Colombia
    Amit Love, India
    Members of the Scientific Assessment Panel. L-R: Stephen Montzka, Bonfils Safari, Paul Newman, and John Pyle.
    María Antonella Parodi, Argentina
    Shontelle Wellington, Barbados
    John Thompson and Lauren Stowe, US
    Xia Yingxian, China
    Ana María Kleymeyer, Federated States of Micronesia
    Najme Ghaedizade, Iran
    Around the Venue


    Negotiating blocs
    European Union