UN Envoy to Attend Ozone Day Ceremony in Iran
TEHRAN (IRNA) - Commemoration of the world ozone layer day will be held in Tehran today (Sep 17), with senior national officials and the UN representative in Iran attending the ceremony.
International Day for Preservation of Ozone Layer will be celebrated at the 30th anniversary of the Montreal Protocol and The 32nd anniversary of Vienna Convention, Ebrahim Hajizadeh, the National Ozone Unit Project Manager said on Saturday.
‘Iran joined the important environmental Convention 28 years ago, two years after Montreal Protocol emerged,’ he added.
After the news of Antarctic ozone hole, representatives of 49 countries convened in Vienna, Austria, to agree on global policies for protecting ozone layer and lay grounds for scientific, technical cooperation, which culminated to Vienna Convention.