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Asia Pacific Countries Meet to Tackle Air Pollution

High-level government officials from more than 20 Asia Pacific countries, atmospheric scientists and experts and international organizations will come together in Bangkok for a week of meetings and events focusing on tackling the growing air pollution challenge which is increasingly threatening public health in the region. More than 120 participants, including foremost experts in Asia Pacific working on air pollution, are attending the 23-27 November Asia Pacific Clean Air Week organized by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and partners. Continue reading

33rd Meeting of the Open-Ended Working Group of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol

33rd Meeting of the Open-Ended Working Group of the Parties to the Montreal ProtocolThe Open-ended Working Group (OEWG) of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on protection of the ozone layer will meet from 24 to 28 June 2013 in Bangkok. This session aims to prepare the 25th Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on 21-25 October 2013. The agenda of the Bangkok meeting notably includes alternatives to ozone-depleting substances and proposals to include hydrofluorocarbons Continue reading