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Sep 16 - World Ozone Day


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September 16, 2017

World Ozone Day is observed on 16th of  September every year to mark the day back in 1987 when the Montreal Protocol was signed.  The day is mainly intended to spread awareness of the depletion of the Ozone Layer and search for solutions to preserve it. World Ozone Day is also celebrated all around the world. Educators usually set aside this day to teach their students about the Ozone layer and many schools organize special events and activities to raise awareness. This is one event that everyone can experience and enjoy together.



Caring for all life under the sun


This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Montreal Protocol. As part of the anniversary celebrations, the Ozone Secretariat will launch a communication campaign ahead of World Ozone Day to be marked on 16 September 2017.


The #OzoneHeroes campaign to be launched on 14 September will seek to celebrate the major accomplishments of the Montreal Protocol in protecting the ozone layer and the climate, to increase public recognition of the success and impact of the Protocol, and to generate further support for the Protocol and its new mandate to phase down climate-warming hydrofluorocarbons under the Kigali Amendment, adopted in 2016. 


Campaign materials and further information on how everyone can participate in celebrating this important milestone will be available from 14 September at

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Also See on Ozone Cell, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change