Preparatory Segment

PROGRAMME FOR THE OPENING CEREMONY OF THE PREPARATORY SEGMENT OF THE 18TH MEETING OF THE PARTIES TO THE MONTREAL PROTOCOL

(New Delhi, 30 October – 1 November 2006)

08:30 a.m. – 9:40 a.m. Registration
09:45 a.m. – 09:50 a.m. Arrival of the Hon’ble Minister of Environment and Forests of India.Executive Secretary and Co-Chairs to greet him and accompany him to the Exhibition Hall
09:50 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Inauguration of Exhibition by the Hon’ble Minister of Environment & Forests
10:00 a.m. – 10:05 a.m. Executive Secretary and Co-Chairs will accompany the Hon’ble Minister of Environment and Forests to the Plenary Hall
10:05 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Cultural event
10:15 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. Executive Secretary will thank the performers and will introduce the Co-Chairs of the Meeting
10:20 a.m. – 10:25 a.m. Opening of the meeting by Mr. Tom Land and Mr. Nadzri Yahaya, Co-Chairs
10:25 a.m. – 10:35 a.m. Remarks from the Executive Secretary , Mr. Marco González
10:35 a.m. – 10:37 a.m. The Executive Secretary will introduce the Hon’able Minister of the Environment and Forests of India
10.37a.m. – 10.39.a.m. Launching of calendar prepared for South Asia Network
10:39 a.m. – 10:49 a.m. Statement by the Hon’ble Minister of Environment and Forests of India
10:49 a.m.- 10:53 a.m. Vote of Thanks by the Director, Ozone Cell
  The Hon’ble Minister of Environment and Forests is accompanied out of the Plenary by the Executive Secretary and the Co-Chairs
10:53 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Tea/ Coffee break.
11:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Meeting resumes with usual work according to the agenda
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Lunch break
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Meeting resumes with usual work according to the agenda
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Reception hosted by the Ozone Secretariat (venue:Shangri La Hotel)