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21 July 2009
Twenty-ninth meeting of the Open-ended Working Group of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (OEWG-29)
15-18 July 2009 | Geneva, Switzerland
Highlights for Saturday, 18 July 2009
On Saturday, 18 July, OEWG-29 met for its final day. Contact groups met and finalized their work on: essential uses and campaign production for MDIs; high-GWP ODS alternatives and the proposed amendment; and the environmentally sound management of ODS banks.
In plenary, delegates heard reports from contact group Co-Chairs. After adopting the report of the meeting, Co-Chair Martin Sirois gaveled the meeting to a close at 5:22pm.
Launch of the “Transition to CFC-free inhalers Awareness Package for National Ozone Units in developing countries” L-R: Patrick McInerney, Australia, Maqsood Akhtar, Pakistan, Marco González, Ozone Secretariat Executive Secretary, Rajendra Shende, UNEP OzoneAction, and Helen Tope, Co-Chair Medical Options Committee, Australia.