International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer


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September 16
In 1994, the United Nations established September 16 as International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer. The date honors the September 16, 1987, signing of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer. Nations may observe the day with activities that support the aims of the Protocol.
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The International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, usually referred to as World Ozone Day, is an initiative of the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) and is observed as a result of the signing of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer on 17 September 1987.
Qatar, represented by the Ministry of Municipality and Environment, celebrated International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, which falls on September 16, and aims at urging global efforts to preserve the ozone layer and its vital role on planet Earth.
Represented by the Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs, Oman marked the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, that is held on September 16 every year, under the title 'Keep Cool and Carry on'.
Manama: Bahrain will join other nations in marking the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer today.
ISLAMABAD -- Like other parts of the globe, United Nations' (UN) International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer will be marked on Sunday, the event commemorates the date of the signing of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer in 1987.
The day was organized officially in Pakistan as well and a seminar on International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer under the slogan Ozone - All there is between you and UV' was organized by Ministry of Climate Change (MoCC).
"Let us ensure that we protect our climate the way we have preserved the ozone layer," Ban said in his message for the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer.
Butuan City - The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-13) and Climate Change Commission (CCC) yesterday urged the public to continue taking preventive steps to help protect the ozone layer as the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer is celebrated today with the theme, "30 Years of Healing the Ozone Together." In his recent visit in Butuan City, CCC Commissioner Heherson T.
NEPA official Javed Saboori told a gathering marking the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer they had taken steps for the protection of the layer since the agency signed the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer in 2004.
On this International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, I commend all who have made the Montreal Protocol such an outstanding example of international cooperation.
Muscat, Sept 15 (ONA) The Sultanate will mark tomorrow (Monday) the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, which falls on September 16th every year.
The report was written and reviewed by 300 scientists and launched on the UN International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer. (ANI)

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