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Decision II/15: Extension of the mandate of the Open-ended Working Group of the Parties

The Second Meeting of the Parties decided in Dec. II/15 to continue the work of the Open-ended Working Group of the Parties and to extend its mandate to consider, if necessary and in particular, the following topics:

  1. Further elaboration of any remaining details of the various components of the Financial Mechanism;
  2. Identification of the most appropriate modalities for the transfer of technologies designed for the protection of the ozone layer;
  3. Co-operation with Parties that are developing countries for the implementation of the Protocol; and
  4. Problems arising under the trade provisions of the Protocol, in respect of both trade between Parties and trade with non-Parties including issues related to free-trade zones; and to make recommendations to the Third Meeting of the Parties.