Decision XXXII/2: Extraordinary meeting of the parties in 2021
Noting that consideration of and a decision on the replenishment of the Multilateral Fund for the Implementation of the Montreal Protocol for the triennium 2021–2023 have been postponed owing to the circumstances related to the coronavirus disease (COVID19) pandemic,
Noting also that the contingency plan for meetings of the ozone treaties in 2020 and 2021, sent by the Secretariat to parties on 21 September 2020, includes the possibility of holding a second part of the forty-second meeting of the Openended Working Group in March 2021 and an extraordinary meeting of the parties in July 2021, to focus on the replenishment of the Multilateral Fund,
Aware that the contingency plan will probably need to be revised, in consultation with the parties, in the light of the evolving situation regarding the global pandemic,
To authorize the Secretariat to organize an extraordinary meeting of the parties in 2021 to enable parties to take a decision on the replenishment of the Multilateral Fund for the triennium 2021–2023 if and when the circumstances related to the global pandemic permit it.