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Annex VII : Trust Fund for the Montreal Protocol: budgets for 1996, 1997 and 1998

    1996

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1997

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1998

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    w/m ($) w/m ($) w/m ($)
10 PROJECT PERSONNEL COMPONENT            
  1100 Project personnel            
    1101 Executive Secretary (D‑2) (a)

(shared with the Vienna Convention (VC))

6 60,000 6 68,000 6 69,700
    1102 Deputy Executive Secretary (P‑5) 12 102,000 12 130,000 12 113,250
    1103 Programme Officer (Law) (P‑4) 12 83,000 12 98,000 12 100,000
    1104 Programme Officer (Science) (P-4) (shared with VC) 6 43,000 6 66,000 6 67,650
    1105 Administrative and Programme Management Officer (P-3) (a) (shared with VC) 6 36,000 6 48,000 6 49,000
    1106 Programme Officer (Information Systems) (P‑3) (shared with VC) (a), (b)   0 0 0 12 98,400
    1199 Subtotal   324,000   410,000   498,650
  1200 Consultants            
    1201 Assistance in data reporting, analysis and promotion of the Protocol   25,000   26,250   48,750
    1299 Subtotal   25,000   26,250   48,750
  1300 Administrative support costs            
    1301 Administrative Assistant (shared with VC) (G-6) (a)

(shared with VC)

6 9,000 6 9,500 6 9,738
    1302 Senior Secretary (G‑6) (a) 12 15,500 12 16,000 12 16,400
    1304 Secretary (shared with VC) (G‑5) (a) 6 8,000 6 8,500 6 8,713
    1305 Secretary (shared with VC) (G‑5) (a) 6 8,000 6 8,500 6 8,713
    1306 Documents Clerk (G‑3) 12 7,500 12 8,000 12 8,200
    1320 Temporary assistance   5,500   6,000   6,150
      Subtotal support staff costs   53,500   56,500   57,913
    Conference-servicing costs (CSC) (e)            
    1321 Open‑ended Working Group Meetings   390,000   400,000   410,000
    1322 Meetings of the Parties and Preparatory meetings   280,000   405,000   415,000
    1323 Meetings of the Assessment Panels   31,000   68,000   69,700
    1324 Meetings of the Bureau   39,000   41,000   42,025
    1325 Meetings of the Committees   26,000   27,000   27,675
    1326 Informal Consultation Meetings   11,000   11,000   11,275
      Subtotal conference-servicing costs   777,000   952,000   975,800
    1399 Subtotal   830,500   1,008,500   1,033,713
  1600 Travel on official business            
    1601 Secretariat staff   100,000   102,000   104,550
    1602 UNEP conference‑servicing staff   20,000   20,000   20,500
    1699 Subtotal   120,000   122,000   125,050
  1999 Component total   1,299,500   1,566,750   1,706,163
30 TRAINING/PARTICIPATION COMPONENT            
  3300 Participation costs of developing countries (g)            
    3301 Assessment Panel meetings   300,000   500,000   550,000
    3302 Preparatory and Parties Meetings   220,000   250,000   256,250
    3303 Open‑ended Working Group Meetings   200,000   250,000   256,000
    3304 Bureau Meetings   30,000   30,000   30,750
    3305 Committee Meetings   60,000   60,000   61,500
    3399 Subtotal   810,000   1,090,000   1,154,750
  3999 Component total   810,000   1,090,000   1,154,750
40 EQUIPMENT AND PREMISES COMPONENT            
  4100 Expendable Equipment (items under $1,500) (h)            
    4101 Miscellaneous Expendables (shared with VC)   24,000   25,000   25,625
    4199 Subtotal   24,000   25,000   25,625
  4200 Non‑expendable equipment (i)            
    4201 Personal Computers and Accessories (shared with VC)   10,000   5,000   5,125
    4202 Portable Computers (shared with VC)   3,000   3,000   3,075
    4203 E‑mail/Bulletin Board and other information systems (shared with VC)   5,000   5,500   5,638
    4204 Photocopier   0   28,000   0
    4299 Subtotal   18,000   41,500   13,838
  4300 Rental of office premises (shared)            
    4301 Rental of Office premises (shared with VC)   15,000   30,000   30,750
    4399 Subtotal   15,000   30,000   30,750
  4999 Component total   57,000   96,500   70,213
50 MISCELLANEOUS COMPONENT            
  5100 Operation and maintenance of equipment (shared with VC)            
    5101 Maintenance of equipment

(shared with VC)

  11,000   12,000   12,300
    5199 Subtotal   11,000   12,000   12,300
  5200 Reporting costs (j)            
    5201 Reporting (general)   55,000   60,000   61,500
    5202 Reporting (Assessment Panel reports)   27,500   30,000   61,425
    5299 Subtotal   82,500   90,000   122,925
  5300 Sundry (k)            
    5301 Communications   50,000   75,000   76,875
    5302 Freight charges (documents shipment)   73,000   73,000   74,825
    5303 Training   0   25,000   15,000
    5304 Others   5,000   0   4,875
    5399 Subtotal   128,000   172,000   171,575
  5400 Hospitality            
    5401 Hospitality   17,500   18,000   18,450
    5499 Subtotal   17,500   18,000   18,450
  5999 Component total   239,000   293,000   325,240
99 GRAND TOTAL   2,405,500   3,046,250   3,256,375
  Programme support costs (13%)   312,715   396,013   423,329
  Contingency   100,000   100,000   0
  OVERALL GRAND TOTAL   2,818,215   3,542,263   3,679,704

Explanatory notes for the budget for the Montreal Protocol

Notes for the 1997 and 1998 budgets:

The inflation is assumed to be 2.5 per cent.

Budget line

(a) 1100 and Classification of the posts in UNEP is currently taking

1300 place in accordance with the guidelines of the United Nations. Provision is made for upgrading, if found necessary in the classification and if approved by the Executive Director, after review. Salaries are updated to reflect the current and estimated future salary levels in Nairobi.

(b) 1106 A new post for a Programme Officer (Information Systems) has been reuested to take care of and analyse the data onozone-depleting substances (ODS) reported by the large number of Parties and to coordinate the computer systems of the Secretariat (bulletinboards, WWW (the "World Wide Web"), etc.). The post will be requested from Parties as a JPO (Junior Professional Officer0. The post may be funded from the Trust Fund only if JPO funding is not available.

(c) 1321 - 1326 The conference-servicing costs have been based on the following assumptions:

1321 One Open-ended Working Group meeting will be held during 1998, in Nairobi, using six languages.

1322 The Preparatory and Parties meeting for the Montreal Protocol will be held in Nairobi, in six languages. When meetings are not held in Nariobi, the incremental cost will be paid by the host Government.

1323 In response tothe request by the Informal Advisory Group for restructring the TEAP, $37,000 has been included in the 1997 budget to cover the communications costs and sundries related to the work of TEAP members from developing countries and countreis with economies in transition.

1324 Two Bureau meetings are scheduled for 1998.

1325 Two Implementation Committee meetings, in English only, are assumed to take place in Nairobi.

1326 One Informal Consultation, in English only, is assumed to take place in Nairobi.

(d) 3300 The average cost of participation is assumed to be $5,000 per participant in 1997, with no more than one person's travel cost being covered for each country and using the most appropriate economical fare and United Nations per diem allowances.

3301 This budget item includes financial assistance to Dr. Aucamp of South Africa as a Co-Chair of the Scientific Assessment Panel to attend meetings of that Panel, as recommended by the Open-ended Working Group of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol at its thirteenth meeting (see UNEP/OzL.Pro/WG.1/13/6, para. 197).

3302 The participation costs for 50 participants in the 1997 Meeting of the Parties and its Preparatory Meeting amount to $250,000.

3303 The participation costs for 50 participants in the meeting of the Open-ended Working Group in 1997 amount to $250,000.

3304 The participation costs for the two Bureau meeings are based on four participants from developing countries and countries with economies in transition in each meeting.

3305 The participation costs for the two Committee meetings ae based on eight participants from developing countries with economies in transition in each meeting.

(e) 4100 The cost of expendable equipment has been increased marginally to cover inflation.

(f) 4200 The cost of non-expendable equipment has been increased marginally to cover inflation.

(g) 4301 The level of rent has been increased to current existing levels in 1997 and 1998.

(h) 5202 The next Assessment has been rescheduled for mid-1998 from 1997, reducing the printing cost in 1997.

(i) 5300 The communication and freight charges relfect the increased number of Parties to the Protocol.

(j) Contingency If the need arises, the Secretariat will request the Ninth Meeting of the Parties to review the contingency.