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Montreal Protocol: Stakeholders seek to validate HCFCs survey report

Ibrahim Usman Jibril  Montreal Protocol: Stakeholders seek to validate HCFCs survey report Jibril

Following the review of the report of the survey of Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Manufacturing (RACM) companies under the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) component of the Hydrochloroflorocarbon Phase-Out Management Plan (HPMP) last August, stakeholders are set to authenticate the statement. At a daylong forum scheduled to hold in Lagos on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, participants will review and validate ...

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UNIDO, others explore industrialisation, investment in Africa

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Parliamentarians, policymakers, public and private investors, and representatives of civil society have discussed investing in the industrialisation process of developing countries, particularly in Africa. The event, organised by the Brussels office of the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), together with Global Africa and African Diaspora Network in Europe (ADNE), took place recently in St. Julian’s, Malta during the opening ...

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UN, GCF, support Ghana, Tonga’s clean energy, drought resilience drive

Jukka Uosukainen  UN, GCF, support Ghana, Tonga’s clean energy, drought resilience drive Jukka Uosukainen e1497283172838

In what looks like the first collaboration of its kind, the Governments of Ghana and Tonga will receive Readiness and Preparatory Support from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) for green technology assistance delivered by the Climate Technology Centre & Network (CTCN), thus marking a new engagement between the Finance and Technology Mechanisms of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate ...

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GEF, UNIDO to enhance industrial energy efficiency in 15 countries

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The Global Environment Facility (GEF) on Monday, April 3, 2017 confirmed its support for the Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) Industrial Energy Efficiency Accelerator led by the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) and the Carbon Trust. The announcement was made at the SEforALL Forum, where over 1,000 high-level representatives from government, business, civil society and international organisations have gathered ...

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Government receives hazardous chemicals’ elimination plan from UNIDO

Mallam Ibrahim Usman  Government receives hazardous chemicals’ elimination plan from UNIDO DSC 7348 e1487955753390

The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) has submitted the Reviewed and Updated National Implementation Plan (NIP) for the Stockholm Convention on the elimination of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) to the Federal Government. The Stockholm Convention is an international treaty developed to protect human health and the environment from Persistent Organic Pollutants. The Treaty was adopted in 2001, but came ...

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Nigeria to ratify Minamata Convention in March

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Nigeria has set March 2017 as its target date to ratify the Minamata Convention on Mercury, just as it forges a partnership with major stakeholders in the run-in to the much-expected endorsement. Dr. Chuma Ezedinma, who is of United Nations Development Organisation (UNIDO) Regional Office in Abuja, made the disclosure on Tuesday, February 14 2017 in Lagos during a day-long ...

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UNIDO commended for implementing Montreal Protocol

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Nigeria’s Minister of Environment, Ms. Amina Mohammed, has commended the work, commitment and efforts of the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) towards implementing the Montreal Protocol programmes and projects aimed at the phasing-out of Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS) in Nigeria. Speaking recently during the Stakeholders Workshop for the Preparation of the Stage II of the Hydrochloroflorocarbon Phase-Out Management Plan (HPMP) ...

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Nigeria shifts gear in ODS phase-out scheme

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Aiming to completely phase-out hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs), an ozone-depleting substance (ODS) by 2040, Nigeria on Thursday in Lagos took a major step towards realising the goal when stakeholders gathered to review and validate the findings of a survey, preparatory to the next stage of the initiative. HCFCs are a group of man-made compounds containing carbon, hydrogen, chlorine and fluorine atoms considered ...

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Nigeria to produce national mercury inventory

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Nigeria has initiated moves to produce a national mercury inventory aimed at identifying, quantifying and addressing its mercury releases. Environment Expert, United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) Regional Office in Abuja, Mr Oluyomi Banjo, who made the disclosure on Monday (01 August 2016), stated that a country team with members selected from relevant ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) and the ...

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Govt seeks UNIDO’s support on green industries

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Nigeria has called on the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) to support her bid to create green industries that would in turn produce jobs for the teeming population. Receiving in audience, a delegation led by the Director-General of UNIDO, Li Yong, in her office recently, Environment Minister, Laurentia Mallam, called for continued support on the development and implementation of ...

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