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The meetings started with presenting the importance of the International Ozone Day, 16 September, the necessity of raising awareness in this regards, and also the thematic poster with the theme «Keep cool and carry on» designed by UN Environment.
In her opening speech the First Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Irina Ghaplanyan emphasized the importance of protecting the ozone layer in climate change mitigation and noted with satisfaction the successful efforts of Armenia in the implementation of the Montreal Protocol.
On 19 December, 2018 training of 40 specialists in the field of RAC (Refrigeration & Air Conditioning)system took place in «Hyatt place» hotel in the framework of HCFC Phase-out project, Phase II.
On 26 October, 2018 the representatives of the National Ozone Unit were invited by the Aarhus Center Yerevan to participate in the awareness-raising event organized for 30 students of the State Academy of Crisis Management of MES, RA and the Armenian State Pedagogical University after Khachatur Abovyan.
An awareness raising course was conducted by the National Ozone Unit on September 19, 2018 for little students of Adamyan School. 
A series of events were organized within the framework of the National Ozone Unit dedicated to 16 September, the International Ozone Day, the main objective of which was to raise public awareness and the coverage of the sector-related processes.
This has been a year of record-breaking heat around the world. It is also a pivotal time for climate action.
On July 24, 2018 a working meeting entitled «Kigali amendment to the Montreal Protocol as a Bridge between the Ozone Layer Protection and Climate Change Mitigation Actions» was held at the UN Office.
The National Ozone Unit of the Ministry of Nature Protection of RA launched a series of initiatives dedicated to the ultraviolet radiation (UV), its potential dangers and means of protection. These initiatives are specific in terms of the target group - children aged 0 to 14 years, given their ultimate vulnerability to UV radiation.
On 12-13 May, 2018 a preparatory meeting took place in the ‹‹SunChild›› Eco-club of Urtsadzor community within the framework of the ‹‹Enabling activities for HFC phase-down›› project.