Ozone Awards on the 30th anniversary of the Montreal protocol, 23rd November, 2017 at Montreal, Canada
On the 30th anniversary of the Montreal protocol, the Ozone Secretariat in cooperation with Government of Canada, hosted the Award distribution ceremony on 23rd November 2017.The Award were handed over by Ms Catherine Mckenna, Minister of Environment, Government of Canada, at the glittering Award Ceremony.
The awards recognised the achievements of individuals, groups and organizations that have demonstrated extraordinary contribution to the progress of protocol in last 10 years.
Late Shri Anil Madhav Dave, the then Hon’ble Minister of State (independent charge) environment, forest and climate change, Government of India was given the Ozone Award under the Political Leadership category for the Leadership provided by India during the Kigali Amendment Negotiations.
On behalf of India, the award was recieved by Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change. The Award ceremony was held in Montreal during the first day of high level segment of 29th MoP.