The objective of the OzonAction Networks of Latin America and the Caribbean is building capacities in countries of the region and particularly, of the National Ozone Units as to facilitate the execution of national implementation programmes of the Montreal Protocol on substances that deplete the ozone layer.
The activities of the Regional Networks include: periodic meetings of member countries with special guests, regional training workshops, training of new government officers and promotion of intra-regional cooperation. The issues addressed in the meetings are proposed by its members according to the priority needs of the region, which encourage members to be actively involved and to establish a dynamic development of the meetings.
The Regional Meetings are a very important component of the Compliance Assistance Programme, having the aim of assisting countries of the region with information on ozone-friendly technologies, policies and legislation allowing the achievement and maintenance of the compliance situation with control measures of the Montreal Protocol.
In the Latin America and Caribbean region there are three Networks organized by sub-regions:
- Central America, the Spanish-Speaking Caribbean and Mexico
- South America
- The English-Speaking Caribbean