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The Italian Centro Studi Galileo, the European Association of Refrigeration, Air-conditioning and Heat Pump Contractors (AREA) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) concluded the joint training on the management of national refrigeration & air-conditioning (RAC) associations as well as the assessment & certification of RAC experts from Armenia, Croatia, Montenegro, Kyrgyzstan and Macedonia FYR under the F-gas regulation.

Mr. Marco Buoni, Vice President of AREA and Technical Director of Centro Studi Galileo, Mr. Kelvin Kelly, Training Director of UK-based company Business Edge and Mr. Bassi, Former Director of Embraco, trained the participants on all aspects of the management of national RAC associations. Based on discussions during the meeting, it is planned to produce a fact sheet on how to create and manage national RAC associations. This fact sheet will be shared with countries in other regions.

For more information, see UNEP Media Briefing