Montreal Protocol – Article 12: Secretariat

  1. arrange for and service meetings of the Parties as provided for in Article 11;
  2. receive and make available, upon request by a Party, data provided pursuant to Article 7;
  3. prepare and distribute regularly to the Parties reports based on information received pursuant to Articles 7 and 9;
  4. notify the Parties of any request for technical assistance received pursuant to Article 10 so as to facilitate the provision of such assistance;
  5. encourage non-Parties to attend the meetings of the Parties as observers and to act in accordance with the provisions of this Protocol;
  6. provide, as appropriate, the information and requests referred to in subparagraphs (c) and (d) to such non-party observers; and
  7. perform such other functions for the achievement of the purposes of this Protocol as may be assigned to it by the Parties.