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Decision XXV/1: Status of ratification of the Montreal and Beijing amendments to the Montreal Protocol

  1. To note with satisfaction the large number of countries that have ratified the Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer and the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer;
  2. To note that, as at 25 October 2013, 194 parties had ratified the Montreal Amendment to the Montreal Protocol and 192 parties had ratified the Beijing Amendment to the Montreal Protocol;
  3. To urge all States that have not yet done so to ratify, approve or accede to the amendments, taking into account the fact that universal participation is necessary to ensure the protection of the ozone layer;