Secretariat for the Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer and the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (Ozone Secretariat)

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History

Established 1989, Helsinki (Finland), as part of United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), during 1st Conference of the Parties to Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer (Ozone treaty), entered into force 22 Sep 1988, and 1st Meeting of Parties to Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, entered into force 1 Jan 1989. Amendments to Montréal Protocol: Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances That Deplete the Ozone Layer, 1990 (London amendment), entered into force 1992; Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances That Deplete the Ozone Layer, 1992 (Copenhagen amendment), entered into force 1994; Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances That Deplete the Ozone Layer, 1997 (Montreal amendment), entered into force 1999, Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances That Deplete the Ozone Layer, 1999 (Beijing amendment), entered into force 2002; Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, 2016 (Kigali Amendment), expected to enter into force 2019.

Aims

Facilitate and support Parties to the Vienna Convention and Montréal Protocol and other stakeholders as appropriate, in implementing the Convention and Protocol to protect and heal the ozone layer against adverse impacts resulting from its modification, thus protecting human health and the environment, including minimizing impacts on climate.

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Activities

Politics/policy/regulatory; knowledge management/information dissemination; management of treaties and agreements; events/meetings.

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 12 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 8 non-governmental organizations.
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Members in 196 countries
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Subjects *

  • Meteorology
    • Meteorology
  • Societal Problems
    • Protection
    • Inadequacy
  • Law
    • Agreements

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

K1276

Last News Received

5. Sep 2018
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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