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Arctic ozone hole closes

New data suggests that the record ozone hole discovered over the Arctic in March is now closed.

iPIC system helps prevent an illegal shipment of 72 tonnes of HCFC-22

An information sharing platform known as the informal Prior Informed Consent (iPIC) system is helping countries enfor

Message from the Secretariat on COVID-19

The global corona virus pandemic is a concern for us all and is a reality to all of us, no matter where we live

International Women's Day 8 March

Twenty-five years ago, the Beijing Platform

Women working for the Montreal Protocol to protect the ozone

International Day of Women and Girls in Science is marked every year on 11 February.

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

Countries begin preparing for implementation of the Kigali Amendment
At their 39th meeting in Bangkok from 11 to 14 July, the Open-Ended Working Group of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol
New ‘Ozone Heroes’ campaign celebrates efforts to protect all life on Earth

In honour of the 30th anniversary of the landmark Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone L

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

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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

Ozone for life: 35 years of ozone layer protection

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