IIR news

Follow the most recent activities of the IIR and its international network, and explore how we are committed to promoting knowledge of refrigeration technologies and applications for sustainable development.

8 news

  • Happy World Ozone Day!

    On behalf of UN Environment Programme (UNEP) OzonAction, it gives us great pleasure to wish you a happy World Ozone Day.

    • Publication date : 2020/09/16
    • Subjects: Developing country, Environment
  • World Refrigeration Day 2020

    The annual World Refrigeration Day aims to raise awareness among the wider public about the importance of refrigeration technologies in everyday life. Organised under...

    • Publication date : 2020/06/25
    • Subjects: Figures, economy, Developing country
  • Cold Chain Technology Briefs: Now available in French and Spanish

    Originally published in English, the IIR-UNEP OzonAction Cold Chain Technology Briefs have been translated into two additional languages.

    • Publication date : 2020/05/26
    • Subjects: Technology, Developing country, HFCs alternatives
  • New IIR Informatory Note: The Role of Refrigeration in Worldwide Nutrition

    In line with its corporate objective to promote knowledge of refrigeration and associated technologies and applications on a global scale, the IIR has published a new Informatory Note on “The Role of Refrigeration in Worldwide...

    • Publication date : 2020/04/23
    • Subjects: Figures, economy, Regulation, Technology, Developing country, Environment, General information
  • The CLIM’ECO programme kicks off

    Supported by the French government and as part of the energy saving certificates scheme, the CLIM'ECO programme aims to reduce and optimise the energy consumption of air conditioning in the French Overseas Departments.

    • Publication date : 2020/04/01
    • Subjects: Technology, Developing country, Environment
  • Rome declaration: actions already underway!

    Following the Rome declaration signed by 76 countries on the need of a sustainable cold chain for food and after signing a new Memorandum of Understanding between UNEP and the IIR in November 2019, a series of actions were undertaken.

    • Publication date : 2020/02/05
    • Subjects: Developing country
  • The IIR takes part in a UNIDO project

    The IIR has been successful to a UNIDO call for proposals to assess the incremental and operating cost for improved Energy Efficiency in retail refrigeration in Jordan and Tunisia.

    • Publication date : 2018/10/18
    • Subjects: Environment, General information, Developing country
  • The IIR participated in the South African Road Show

    The Department of Environmental affairs of the Republic of South Africa (DEA), in collaboration with UNIDO, organised a Road Show in South Africa on June 11-22, 2018.

    • Publication date : 2018/08/08
    • Subjects: Regulation, Developing country, HFCs alternatives