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International Day For The Preservation Of The Ozone Layer 2022

Every year, International Day for the preservation of the Ozone Layer is observed on the 16th of September. this day is also known as World Ozone Day and aims to raise awareness about the importance and need of the Ozone layer which is the single protection on Earth against UV rays coming out from the sun. 

  • The main purpose of the UN Environment Programme is to bring awareness regarding the importance of getting rid of the substances that damage the ozone layer.

International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer 2022: History

  • The United Nations General Assembly declared the day of September 16 as the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer in 1994. 
  • The date also marks the date of the signing of the ‘Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer’ by the governments of 46 nations around the world in 1987.
  • It was also known as the “Montreal Protocol”.

International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer 2022: Theme

  • The Theme of the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer is ‘Global Cooperation Protecting Life on Earth’.

International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer: FAQS

What is the theme of World Ozone Day 2022?

The theme announced by the UN Environment Programme for International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer 2022 is ‘Global Cooperation Protecting Life on Earth.

Why is Ozone Day on 16th September?

September 16 commemorates the date of the signing of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, in 1987.

When and who declared Ozone Day?

The United Nations General Assembly declared September 16 as the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer in 1994.

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