In preparation of International Ozone Day on 16 September 2017 and the celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Montreal Protocol, please see the below message of Ms. Tina Birmpili, the Executive Secretary of the Ozone Secretariat. Check out the OzoneHeroes website, read the comic and take the quiz to discover your superpower.
Photo contest on "Ozone layer protection" category and on "Climate projection category" is over. Congratulations to the organizers for their dedicated work and to the winners and photographers of the international photo contest in particular those from the Europe and Central Asia Region: Armenia, Macedonia FYR and Uzbekistan.
The winning photos were selected from nearly 300 photos from all over the world (see: www.envcontest.uz ). Please note that there is a copyright on these photos.
Please take a few minutes to review the pre-selected ozone layer and climate protection photos and to vote for your favorite ones. You can vote for one photo in the ozone layer protection category and for one photo in the climate projection category:
1) Go to www.envcontest.uz and click on "Enter online voting"
2) Then choose category "Climate change in my eyes" and select your favorite photo.
3) Then choose category "Ozone Layer and I" and select your favorite photo.
These 105 photos from 38 countries were pre-selected out of 285 photos received in total. The international photo contest has been organized to raise public awareness on climate change and ozone layer protection issues, and to promote careful attitude towards the environment around the world. For more detailed information, please refer to the website and the attachments.
The deadline for Internet voting is 29 August 2017.
Enjoy ... there are really nice and impressive photos.
The whole UNEP set of Kigali fact sheets is now available from the OzonAction website.