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Cuba to hold workshop on ozone layer protection

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Matanzas, Cuba, Jun 17 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban province of Matanzas will hold (from Monday through June 20) a national workshop on protection of the ozone layer and climate in Cuba in order to assess results and programs related to this issue.

Representatives of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment (CITMA) from different provinces will attend the meeting which has -among its essential objectives- to analyze the governmental management on the conservation of the ozone layer in the period 2023-2024.

According to www.giron.cu, the workshop is being supported by the Implementing Agency of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and it will discuss different issues including energy efficiency in the Montreal Protocol, courses on good practices in refrigeration and air conditioning and hydrocarbons and outreach campaigns for the conservation of the ozone layer and climate.

Monitoring national phase-out plans for hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) phase II and reduction of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) will also be issues to be discussed, the press media says.

The Ozone Technical Office and the Center for Information Management and Energy Development in Cuba promote the development of events of this nature that become of paramount importance in the delivery of courses of good practices in refrigeration and air conditioning from the territorial bases of CITMA throughout the country.

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