Press Release: The International Ozone Commission, on the 36th anniversary of the Montreal Protocol, reports successes and new milestones for progressing toward ozone layer recovery

September 16th is the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, celebrating the anniversary of the 1987 signing of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer.

The Montreal Protocol is the globally ratified treaty that controls the production and consumption of ozone depleting substances (ODSs) and many replacements for these substances.