Ozone Awards have been introduced in 1995 on the occasion of the Tenth Anniversary
of the Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer; in 1997 on the
occasion of the Tenth Anniversary celebrations of the signing of the Montreal
Protocol; and in 2005 on the occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the Vienna Convention
for the Protection of the Ozone Layer and on the occasion of the Joint 7th Meeting
of the Conference of the Parties to the Vienna Convention and the 17th Meeting
of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol.
Ozone Awards recognize the outstanding
acheivements of individuals in areas related to protecting the Earth's ozone layer.
The awards acknowledge the value of scientific contributions in advancing the
understanding of the causes of ozone depletion and for providing a sound basis
for international action; they acknowledge efforts to use technology as a possible
source of viable alternatives to ozone-depleting substances; they recognize contibutions
in areas of policy and implementation and in areas related to NGO efforts in raising
awareness, engaging the public, and catalyzing solutions.
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