National Ozone Unit (NOU) was established under the Ministry
of Environment in Sri Lanka, which is the national focal point
for the Montreal Protocol (MP) in 1994, with the approval of the
Institutional Strengthening (IS). The projects of the NOU operate
directly under the Secretary, Ministry of Environment in Sri Lanka
who is the National Project Director and the ....
Director, NOU who is the Coordinator of Montreal
Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer to Protect
the Ozone Layer by phasing out Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS)
in Sri Lanka, coordinating international and national activities
related to phasing out Ozone Depleting substances with the targets
given by the Montreal Protocol. The Director is from Lanka Administrative
Services (SLAS) and appointed by the Sri Lankan Governmet.
The Ministry has provided a space for the office
and eligible officers who can handle the activities in the unit.
The NOU has grown with time by obtaining fund through other projects
and recruiting qualified people to assist the different projects
under the guidance of Secretary of the Ministry of Environment
and the Director, NOU with support of the UNDP. At present the
Unit has projects funded by Multi Lateral Fund (MLF) through implementing
agencies such as UNDP & UNEP.....