Rome, Italy: Thursday 7th November, 2019: During the opening ceremony of the high level segment of the 31st Meeting of the Parties in Rome, Italy, Grenada was nominated and elected to represent the group of Latin America and the Caribbean as the President, to the Bureau of the 31st Meeting of the Parties of the  Montreal Protocol.

The Honorable Alvin Dabreo, who is the Head of Grenada’s delegation at the meeting and Minister with responsibility for Forestry and Fisheries in the Ministry of Climate Resilience, Environment, Forestry, Fisheries and Disaster Management, will occupy the chair as the President.

As part of Minister Dabreo’s first responsibilities as President, he will be required to to preside over the the meeting of the Parties and conduct the order of business. He would also be responsible for chairing the meeting of the Bureau for the review and approval of credentials of delegates at the meeting.

This is the second time that Grenada has occupied this high profile position at the Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol. In 2010, Michael Church served as the President to the Bureau of the 21st Meeting of the Parties.