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Vienna Convention for the protection of the Ozone Layer

The Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer entered into force in September 1988 and has ratified by the 33 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. The Convention aims to encourage Parties to promote cooperation  by means of systematic observations, research and information exchange on the effects of human activities on the ozone layer and to adopt legislative or administrative measures against activities likely to have adverse effects on the ozone layer.

Countries

CountryState party since

03/12/1992

18/01/1990

01/04/1993

16/10/1992

06/06/1997

03/10/1994

19/03/1990

06/03/1990

16/06/1990

30/07/1991

14/07/1992

31/03/1993

18/05/1993

10/04/1990

02/10/1992

31/03/1993

11/09/1987

12/08/1993

29/03/2000

14/10/1993

31/03/1993

14/09/1987

05/03/1993

13/02/1989

03/12/1992

07/04/1989

10/08/1992

28/07/1993

02/12/1996

14/10/1997

28/08/1989

27/02/1989

01/09/1988

Highlights

Information for decision making (articles 3.3 and 4.1)

The Parties undertake to co-operate, directly or through competent international bodies, in ensuring the collection, validation and transmission of research and observational data through appropriate world data centres in a regular and timely fashion. The Parties shall facilitate and encourage the exchange of scientific, technical, socio-economic, commercial and legal information relevant to this Convention.