The thirty-seventh meeting of the Open-ended Working Group (OEWG 37) of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer convened for its second day on Tuesday, 5 April 2016, in Geneva, Switzerland.
The Contact Group on the Feasibility and Ways of Managing Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs Management Contact Group) resumed discussions on the key challenges and proposed solutions to the phase-out of HFCs. The morning discussions continued to broadly address key challenges and proposed solutions to the phase-out of HFCs. The afternoon discussions turned to specifically address the challenge of funding.
A stock-taking plenary was held in the late afternoon.
IISD Reporting Services, through its ENB Meeting Coverage,provided daily web coverage from the 37th OEWG. In addition, IISD Reporting Services has producd a summary and analysis report of the 37th OEWG, which is available in HTML and PDF formats.
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From L-R: Xia Yingxian, China; Patrick McInerney, Australia; and Tina Birmpili, Executive Secretary, Ozone Secretariat
From L-R: Enoh Peter Ayuk, Cameroon; Samuel Pare, Burkina Faso; and Ismael Nour, Djibouti
Hiroyuki Nishiura, Japan
Gilles Christian Mangongo, Gabon
Marcos Wabi, Benin
Hassan Ali Mubarak, Bahrain
Laura Juliana Arciniegas, Colombia
Monica Törnlund, Sweden, and Blaise Horisberger, Switzerland
Arumugam Duraisamy, India
Gudi Alkemade, European Union (EU)
Tchoumou Martin, Republic of Congo
Enrique Moret Hernandez, Cuba
Nada Aldabashi, Kuwait
Samuel Pare, Burkina Faso
Margaret Aanyu, Uganda
Abdul-Kazeem Kasimu Bayero, Nigeria
Ismael Nour, Djibouti
Yaqoub Al-Matouq, Kuwait
Delegates from the United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Stephen Seidel, Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, and Kevin Fay, Alcalde & Fay