Aether at the Task Force on International Cooperation on Air Pollution

16 February 2024

Chris Dore and Annie Thornton were in Geneva this week to attend the Task Force on International Cooperation on Air Pollution. The meeting brought together groups from the UN/ECE’s Air Convention as well as representatives from NGOs and international organisations. The Forum aims to facilitate international exchange of information and mutual learning on both the scientific/technical and policy levels and complement ongoing efforts by making the UNECE Air Conventions 45 years of experience, tools, methods and expertise available also to other regions, countries and organizations. 

It was a great opportunity to hear about the huge range of capacity building activities and initiatives taking place, and to discuss how groups within the Convention can contribute to ongoing efforts to improve global air quality through close collaboration.

Chris and Annie represented the Task Force on Emissions Inventories and Projections (TFEIP). Please see here for more on Aether's work on the TFEIP. 

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