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The Kigali Amendment: The New Year’s resolution we must not break
The New Year celebrations are now behind us and a return to work is looming together with our New Year’s resolutions.
Kigali Amendment implementation begins
The Kigali Amendment to the Montreal protocol will reduce the projected production and consumption of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) by more than 80 per cent over the next 30 years.
Ozone treaties carbon neutral for fourth straight year
The Ozone Secretariat has once again demonstrated its commitment to climate action by making its operations carbon neutral for the fourth consecutive year.
Assessment reveals healing ozone, untapped potential for climate action

Update, 1 Februrary 2019 - The full report of the 2018 Quadrennial Assessment of Ozone Depletion has

Increased research and observation crucial to efforts to continue to protect the ozone layer and climate

Top ozone experts from around the world highlighted the need for increased research and observations to inform policy

Montreal Protocol Achievements

The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer has led to significant environmental, health and eco

Precious Ozone - The Size of it

Space is closer than you think.

Ozone scientist Mario Molina honoured by UN for lifetime of achievement

Mexico's Molina - already a Nobel laureate - was instrumental in the identification of the Antarctic ozone hole...now

Montreal Protocol Parties Discuss HFC Management Issues and Agree to Continue Exploring Ways Forward

Bangkok, 24 April 2015 – Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer

Ozone Layer on Track to Recovery: Success Story Should Encourage Action on Climate

Nairobi/Geneva, 10 September 2014 (UNEP/WMO) - The Earth's protective ozone layer is well on track t

Record Stratospheric Ozone Loss in the Arctic in Spring of 2011

GENEVA 5 APRIL 2011 (WMO) ­ Depletion of the ozone layer ­ the shield that protects life on Earth fr

New Report Highlights Two-Way Link Between Ozone Layer and Climate Change

Geneva/Nairobi, 16 September 2010 – International efforts to protect the ozone layer—the shield that

Ozone Treaty Anniversary Gifts Big Birthday Present to Human Health and Combating of Climate Change

Timor-Leste Makes Montreal Protocol First Global Environmental Agreement to Achieve Universal Ratification

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Montreal protocol progress
Kigali Amendment

The Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol entered into force on 1 January 2019 after the threshold for the agreement to enter into force was met on 17 November 2017, when it was ratified by 20 parties.

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Greening the blue
Working towards climate neutrality

The Ozone Secretariat is part of the UN’s “Greening the Blue” efforts to move towards climate neutrality. The Secretariat works towards climate neutrality by measuring the carbon footprint of Vienna Convention and Montreal Protocol meetings ...

World Ozone Day

32 years and healing

Keep cool and carry on

30th anniversary of the Montreal Protocol: we are all ozone heroes

Ozone and climate: restored by a world united

Precious ozone: 30th anniversary of the Vienna Convention and international ozone day 2015

Earlier celebrations of international ozone day