Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Garber Attends the 29th Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
November 22, 2017


Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs Judith Garber will travel to Montreal, Canada, November 22–24, to attend the joint 11th Conference of the Parties to the Vienna Convention and 29th Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol. She will join over 138 nations marking the 30th anniversary of the Montreal Protocol, which successfully put the Earth’s ozone layer on a path to recovery. Adopted in 1987, the Montreal Protocol is widely recognized as one of the world’s most successful multilateral environmental agreements.

While in Montreal, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Garber will represent the United States at the high level segment of the meeting and meet bilaterally with other heads of delegation. She will also meet with U.S. industry and civil society stakeholders.

For further information, contact OES-PA-DG@state.gov. Follow the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs at @StateDeptOES.