Enabling Activities for HFC phase-down in Viet Nam”, related to the Kigali Amendment of the Montreal Protocol

26.06.2019 | Category: News

The Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (KA) was approved by Parties on 15th October 2016 and come into effective since November 2017 as it has got ratification/approval from over 20 Parties. Under the Kigali Amendment, the phase-down schedule for HFCs for the Article 5 countries consists of 5 steps, including freezing from 2024 to 2028, 10% reduction from 2029 to 2034, 30% reduction from 2035 to 2039, 50% reduction from 2040 to 2044 and 80% reduction from 2045 onwards.

The project is implemented by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in close cooperation with the Department of Climate Change (DCC), Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of Viet Nam (MONRE).

The Ecology and Environment Institute (EEI) has been selected to implement the consultancy services.

Key activities
The project "Enabling activities for the HFC Phase-down in Viet Nam" consists of a range of enabling activities with the objective to facilitate and support the early ratification of the Kigali Amendment as well as country-specific activities and national strategies in order to prepare for and to fulfil the above-mentioned HFC phase out schedule.
The project consists of key activities that are grouped in four enabling components as follow:

  • Component 1: Capacity building and awareness raising for KA responsibilities
  • Component 2: Institutional Arrangements
  • Component 3: Data reporting and verification on HFCs production/consumption
  • Component 4: Energy efficiency training and capacity building