Highlights and images of main proceedings for 22 July 2016

Austria

Summary

The Third Extraordinary Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol (ExMOP 3) opened in Vienna, Austria, on 22 July 2016. In the morning, delegates heard opening remarks from dignitaries. A ministerial round table entitled ‘Moving Forward to Deliver in 2016 on the Mandate of the Dubai Pathway on HFCs’ then took place. Following this round table, delegations made general statements, which continued into the afternoon.

The informal group (as part of the Contact Group on HFC Management) also met in the afternoon and into the night.

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John Barkat, UN Assistant Secretary-General and UN Ombudsman

Li Yong, Director General, UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

MOP 27 President Virginia Poter, Canada

John Kerry, Secretary of State, US

MOP 27 President Virginia Poter, Canada, shaking hands with John Kerry, Secretary of State, US

Rajani Ranjan Rashmi, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, India

Catherine McKenna, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, Canada

Mohamed Mubarak Bin Daina, Chief Executive, The Supreme Council for Environment, Bahrain

Nur Masripatin, Director General, Climate Change and National Focal Point for the Ozone Depleting Substances, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Indonesia

Ibrahim Jibril, Minister of State for Environment, Nigeria

Gina McCarthy, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Ibrahim Thiaw, Deputy Executive Director, UNEP

Alberto D'Alotto, National Director for Global Affairs, Foreign Ministry, Argentina

Ghulam Mohammad Malikyar, Afghanistan

Xavier Sticker, Ambassador for the Environment, France

Miguel Arias Cañete, European Commissioner for Energy and Climate

From L-R: John Barkat, UN Assistant Secretary-General and UN Ombudsman; Rajani Ranjan Rashmi, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, India; Catherine McKenna, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, Canada; Mohamed Mubarak Bin Daina, Chief Executive, The Supreme Council for Environment, Bahrain; Gina McCarthy, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Ibrahim Jibril, Minister of State for Environment, Nigeria; Nur Masripatin, Director General, Climate Change and National Focal Point for the Ozone Depleting Substances, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Indonesia; Alberto D'Alotto, National Director for Global Affairs, Foreign Ministry, Argentina; Miguel Arias Cañete, European Commissioner for Energy and Climate; Jorge Mariano Castro Sánchez Moreno, Vice Minister of Environmental Management, Ministry of Environment, Peru; and Ibrahim Thiaw, Deputy Executive Director, UNEP

Jorge Mariano Castro Sánchez Moreno, Vice Minister of Environmental Management, Ministry of Environment, Peru

Obed Baloyi, South Africa

The Indian delegation

Simon Dieuseul Desras, Minister for the Environment, Haiti

Rafael Pacchiano Alamán, Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources, Mexico

Norbert Kurilla, State Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Slovak Republic

Vincent Biruta, Minister of Natural Resources, Rwanda

Rémi Allah Kouadio, Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development, Côte d'Ivoire

Bautista Rojas Gómez, Minister of Environment and Natural Resources, Dominican Republic

Jesse Chacón, Ambassador of Venezuela in Austria

Analiza Rebuelta-Teh, the Philippines

Sydney Alexander Samuels Milson, Minister of Environment and Natural Resources, Guatemala

Ohn Winn, Minister of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation, Myanmar

Kare Chawicha Debessa, State Minister of Environment, Ministry of Environment ad Forest, Ethiopia

Ali Mohamed Musa Tawer, Minister of State, Ministry of Tourism, Antiquities and Wildlife, Sudan

Rubén Armando Escalante Hasbún, El Salvador

Xiaozhi Song, China

From L-R: Gilbert Bankobeza, Ozone Secretariat; MOP 27 President Virginia Poter, Canada; Tina Birmpili, Executive Secretary, Ozone Secretariat; Megumi Seki, Ozone Secretariat; and Martha Leyva, Ozone Secretariat

Lars Andreas Lunde, State Secretary, Norwegian Ministry of Climate and Environment, Norway

Pierre Hele, Minister for the Environment, Cameroon

Abdullah Al Islam Jakob, Deputy Minister of Environment and Forests, Bangladesh

Hiroyuki Nishiura, Japan

Souleymane Diallo, Senegal

Judi Wakhungu, Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, Kenya