September 16 is observed as International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

September 16 is observed as International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer.  The International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer is observed every year on September 16 for the preservation of the Ozone Layer.

In 1994, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 16 September the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, commemorating the date of the signing, in 1987, of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (resolution 49/114).

Theme for 2020 World Ozone Day: ‘Ozone for life: 35 years of ozone layer protection’.

The Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer:

The Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer is a multilateral environmental agreement signed in 1985 that provided frameworks for international reductions in the production of chlorofluorocarbons due to their contribution to the destruction of the ozone layer, resulting in an increased threat of skin cancer.

Montreal Protocol:

  • The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (the Montreal Protocol) is an international agreement made in 1987.
  • It was designed to stop the production and import of ozone depleting substances and reduce their concentration in the atmosphere to help protect the earth’s ozone layer.

Related Questions:

1) Montreal protocol is related to the: Ozone layer depletion

2) When was the first ozone hole discovered? 1970

3) The depletion in the Ozone layer is caused by: Chlorofluorocarbon

4) International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer was first celebrated on which year? – 1995

5) Who discovered the Ozone Layer? – Charles Fabry and Henri Buisson

6) Every year September 15 is observed as which day? – International Day of Democracy

7) September 15 is also celebrated as?  – National Engineers Day

8) The Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer was signed in which year? – 1985

 

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