If you are organising an event to celebrate the International Year of Biodiversity, we encourage you to share your activities with us and everyone in your country. If you wish to see the information below in your official language, please send us a translation (.doc or .pdf) at iyb2010@cbd.int.

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Armenia

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National Celebrations

  Exploring Biodiversity in Rivers and Streamlets of Armenia
On May 22 - International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) – the RA Ministry of Nature Protection and GTZ-SMB-Programme jointly organized a press conference followed by a media-tour to Ashtarak Gorge where classes from several Yerevan schools became actively involved in exploring biodiversity of Kasakh River.

  “Evil Quartet” (Threats to Biodiversity in Armenia)
Vem Media Arts of Yerevan has completed the tenth in a series of films about environmental issues in the Republic of Armenia. The new film, “Evil Quartet,” is about the threats to biodiversity. The 22-minute documentary was produced by Manuk Hergnyan, written by Inga Zarafyan, and directed by Hayk Kbeyan. The film highlights several endangered species in Armenia, the impacts of human development on wildlife, the role of hunting and poaching, and a scientific overview of an ecosystem.
Please click here to view the movie.

GTZ-SMB Program Hosts Special Event To Celebrate World Water Monitoring Day - Press Release

Dates and VenueEvent
22 May 2010
Yerevan
Celebration of the International Day of Biodiversity
22 May 2010
Yerevan
Confirmed
Armenia Celebrates May 22 International Day of Biodiversity
16 September 2010
Yerevan
Confirmed
GTZ-SMB Program Hosts Special Event To Celebrate World Water Monitoring Day