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Sub-Regional Conference on the Phase-Out of Leaded Gasoline in Southern Africa
October 6-7, 2003. Venue: Somerset West, Southern Africa.

The IPIECA Fuels and Vehicles Working Group successfully sponsored two workshops in Somerset West, South Africa from 6 - 9 October, 2003. The first workshop took place from October 6-7, under the auspices of World Bank/ESMAP Clean Air Initiative for Sub-Saharan Africa. This workshop was hosted jointly by IPIECA and the United Nations Partnership For Clean Fuels and Vehicles (UNEP/UNPCFV). This was the fourth subregional workshop in a two-year process that began in Dakar, Senegal in June 2001.

A joint IPIECA-World Bank follow on workshop, which ran from October 8–9 was designed to bring together refiners from all over Sub-Saharan Africa with major service providers (such as engineering and process technology design companies) to discuss refinery technical issues relating to Lead phase out. link to

Each of the workshops was attended by over 50 representatives from regional government, international and regional oil industry and their refineries, and other stakeholder institutions (UNEP, IPIECA, WB and US-EPA). The documents presented at both workshops are available through the fuels and vehicles section of the IPIECA website at and the United Nations Partnership for Clean Fuels and Vehicles (UNPCFV)

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