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Decision XXVI/1: Status of ratification of the Vienna Convention, the Montreal Protocol and the London, Copenhagen, Montreal and Beijing amendments to the Montreal Protocol

  1. To note with satisfaction the universal ratification of the Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer, the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, and the London Amendment, the Copenhagen Amendment, and the Montreal Amendment to the Montreal Protocol;
  2. To note that, as at 1 November 2014, 196 parties had ratified the Beijing Amendment to the Montreal Protocol;
  3. To urge Mauritania, which has not yet done so, to ratify, approve or accede to the Beijing Amendment to the Montreal Protocol, taking into account that universal participation is necessary to ensure the protection of the ozone layer;