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:
High Level
       National Coordinator ODS Phase-out Program
       Department of Environment and Natural Resources
       Tel. Nos. - (632) 925 2327 / 926 2672
National Ozone Units Focal Point
       Program Manager, Philippine Ozone Desk
       DENR - Environmental Management Bureau (EMB)
       Tel. Nos. - (632) 426 4332 to 39
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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This Page was updated on 25 January 2017 and will be updated on 25 April 2017
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