Saturday, October 31, 2020

Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete Ozone Layer

Objective: Protect the earth’s ozone layer by phasing out the chemicals that deplets it.

Date signed:                                       February 1988

Date adopted:                                     15th September 1987

Date Ratifiied:                                     9th November 1988

Entered into Force:                            1989

 

ONGOING PROJECTS/INITIATIVES

Institutional Strengthening Phase XI – Phasing out Depleting Substances (ODS) operationalized Ozone

PROJECT OBJECTIVES/PROJECT SITE/FUNDING AGENCY/TOTAL FUNDING/DURATION OF THE PROJECT

Project Objectives:

-          To facilitate compliance with the Montreal Protocol provisions

-          Strengthening of national capacities in support of Montreal Protocol implementation

-          Monitoring and control of ODS imports and use of hydro chlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs)

-          Access to and use of ODS alternatives and technologies

-          Training of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (RAC) servicing technicians, customs officers and other enforcement officers

-          Management of other projects, namely; HCFC Phase out Management Plan (HPMP), Enabling Activities for hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) phase – down, and Green Cooling Initiative II (GCI II)

Project Site:

-          Nairobi

Funding Agency:

-          UNEP

Total Funding:

-          US $ 194,134

Duration:

2 Years (1st November 2018 – 31st October 2020)

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