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Introductory Course to the International Legal Framework on Ozone Depletion

Corporate author
IUCN (ID: MON-092663)
Title (Spanish)

Curso introductorio al marco legal internacional sobre el agotamiento de la capa de ozono

Publisher | Place of publication
UNEP | www
Document type
Training/educational material
English, Spanish
Field of application
Air & atmosphere
Ozone layer International agreement-implementation International agreement-text

This course provides an overview of the international legal framework in the fight against ozone depletion. First, it describes the threats posed to the ozone layer by the use of ozone-depleting substances and analyzes the main obligations under the Vienna Convention and the Montreal Protocol. A brief analysis of main achievements and challenges illustrates the success in reducing the Ozone layer and the need to continue working globally to find substitutes with low global warming potential to ozone-depleting substances. The course is laid out in 5 lessons, comprising books, videos and other external resources. Once you complete the course, you may take a quiz. Learning Objectives At the end of this course, you will be able to: 1) Describe the process that depletes the ozone layer and its threats to humankind and the environment 2) Recognize key milestone of the international legal framework regarding ozone depletion 3) Identify the main obligations and mechanism of the Vienna Convention and the Montreal Protocol 4) Recall the main achievements and challenges in the fight against ozone depletion


Other references


Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer

Treaty | Multilateral | Montreal |

Keyword: Ozone layer

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000953)


Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer

Treaty | Multilateral | Vienna |

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000829)