Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Controlled ozone-depleting substances training throughout the FSM

FSMIS (July 24, 2013): FSM President Manny Mori has informed the Governors of the States of Chuuk, Yap and Kosrae of upcoming trainings in their respective states on controlled ozone-depleting substances (ODS) for customs officers, law enforcement officers and border control personnel.

In his communication to the Governors, President Mori also extended invitations to representatives from appropriate State departments and offices, including public safety, fire, environment protection, harbor and border control as well as representatives from the private businesses who import refrigeration and air condition units (RAC) and ice making machines to take advantage of the opportunity.

The trainings will take place from July 24-25 in Chuuk State, July 29-30 in Yap State, and August 6-7 in Kosrae State.

According to information provided to the President's Office, an Institutional Strengthening assistance from the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) supporting the FSM Office of Environment and Emergency Management (OEEM) in this technical area helped facilitate the planning and eventual undertaking of these trainings.

For further information, email or call the OEEM at 320-8814.

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