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MONTREAL PROTOCOL - ACHIEVEMENTS TO DATE AND CHALLENGES AHEAD

The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer has been successful in meeting its goals in phasing out Ozone Depleting Substances (ODSs). As a result, the abundance of ODSs in the atmosphere is declining and the ozone layer is expected to recover around the middle of this century.

The negative aspect of the success is that it has become increasingly difficult to get the attention of, or funding from, policy makers to deal with the remaining challenges of the ozone layer protection. This document attempts to put into perspective the successes and the remaining challenges. MORE

Latest Documents

  • OEWG-37 : Report of the thirty-seventh meeting of the Open-ended Working Group of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer - UNEP/OzL.Pro.WG.1/37/7 (A C E F R S)
  • OEWG-37-Resumed : Issues for discussion by and information for the attention of the Open-ended Working Group of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol at its resumed thirty-seventh meeting - UNEP/OzL.Pro.WG.1/resumed.37/2 - Advance copy ( E )
  • OEWG-37-Resumed : Provisional agenda - UNEP/OzL.Pro.WG.1/resumed.37/1 (A C E F R S)
  • ExMOP3 : Provisional agenda - UNEP/OzL.Pro.EXMOP.3/1 (A C E F R S)
  • OEWG-38 : Provisional agenda - UNEP /OzL.Pro.WG.1/38/1 (A C E F R S)
  • OEWG-37 : Report of the thirty-seventh meeting of the Open-ended Working Group of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer - UNEP/OzL.Pro.WG.1/37/7 - Advance copy ( E )