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Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer


DENR-EMB Philippine Ozone Desk holds Technology Forum on Alternatives to Ozone-Depleting Substances (ODS) for ozone layer and climate protection (Photo Source: DENR-EMB Philippines Ozone Desk Website)

The Vienna Convention serves as a framework for efforts to protect the globe's ozone layer. The Vienna Convention was adopted in 1985 and entered into force on 22 Sep 1988. In 2009, the Vienna Convention became the first Convention of any kind to achieve universal ratification.
 
Focal Office:
Environmental Management Bureau (EMB)
Date Ratified:
July 17, 1991
Focal Persons:
National Coordinator fpr ODS Phase-out Program
       ATTY. ANALIZA REBUELTA-TEH
       Undersecretary, Climate Change Service and Mining Concerns
       Department of Environment and Natural Resources
       Tel. Nos. - (632) 925 2327 / 926 2672

METODIO U. TURBELLA
Director
DENR - Environmental Management Bureau
Tel. No. - (632) 920 2246
Email - emb@emb.gov.ph
       
National Ozone Units Focal Point
       ELVIRA S. PAUSING
       Program Manager, Philippine Ozone Desk
       DENR - Environmental Management Bureau
       Tel. No. - (632) 928 4696
       Email - philippineozonedesk@yahoo.com
Commitments:
The Convention aims for Parties to promote cooperation via systematic observations, research and information exchange on the effects of human activities on the ozone layer and to adopt legislative or administrative measures to deal with activities likely to have adverse effects on the ozone layer.  Legally binding reduction goals for the use of Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) for the Vienna Convention are laid out in the accompanying Montreal Protocol. 
Policy Issuances:
EMB Philippine Ozone Desk - Policies
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