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Project Title:

00084272 Initial Implementation of Accelerated HCFC Phase Out in the CEIT Region


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Project Objective & Brief Description:

The Project aims to speed up the phase out of facilitate phasing out ozone depleting substances, particularly hydrochlorofluorocarbons ( HCFCs) and their substitution with modern alternative substances in accordance with the respective Belarus’ obligations under the Montreal Protocol, along with strengthening the system of import control and management of HCFCs in Belarus. The project targets support to the adoption of the fully completed HCFC phase-out strategy (with selected legislative options to control HCFC import/use), capacity building and supply of analytical and servicing equipment/tools for the Environmental Inspectorate and Customs Departments and refrigeration technicians, technological conversions for solvents and rigid foams, modernization of HCFC re-use scheme in the country and demonstration of alternative technologies in refrigeration equipment and A/C sectors, pilot small-scale ODS destruction, the current absence of effective regulatory instruments and need to support ongoing institutional development.

Project Duration:

05/2013 Ц 08/2015

Project Location:


Project Budget:

US$ 2 200 000

Major sources of project financing:

GEF Ц US$ 2,200,000

Project delivery in previous fiscal years:


MDG Focus:

Frameworks and strategies for sustainable development

Designated Institution:

Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Belarus

National Coordinator:

Mr. Sergei V. Zavyalov, Head of Regulatory Impact on Atmospheric Air and Water Resources

Contact Persons:

Project Manager:
Liudmila Tratsevskaya
E-mail: liudmila.tratsevskaya@undp.org

Administrative-Finance Assistant:
Galina Bolshakova
E-mail: galina.bolshakova@undp.org

UNDP Programme Officer:
Igor Tchoulba
Tel. (cell): 375 (17) 327-48-76
E-mail: igar.tchoulba@undp.org

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