In view of the global COVID-19 situation and the relevant directives released by the Governments of Canada and Quebec in response to the pandemic, on 18 January 2022 the Secretariat informed the Executive Committee that the in-person 89th meeting, planned for 7 to 11 March 2022, in line with decision 87/60(a) would not take place.
Following discussions with the Executive Committee, the following contingency plan was approved:
(a) The 89th meeting will be held in two parts:
(i) Part I: Virtually, on 16, 18 and 20 May 2022, to consider items listed in the agenda of part I of the 89th meeting contained in document UNEP/OzL.Pro/ExCom/89/Add.1;
(ii) Part II: In-person, from 16 to 18 June 2022, in Montreal, Canada, at the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO);
(b) A "refresher" informal session for Executive Committee members will be organized on agenda item 7(a) of the 89th meeting, development of the cost guidelines for the phase-down of HFCs in Article 5 countries: draft criteria for funding (decision 83/65(d)), on 15 June 2022 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., in Montreal, Canada, at Le 1000, Conference Centre; and
(c) The 90th meeting will be held from 20 to 23 June 2022, in Montreal, Canada at ICAO.
In light of the Canadian Grand Prix being held the weekend of 17 to 19 June, all attendees are advised to make lodging arrangements as soon as possible.