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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Viet Nam

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National Celebrations

Viet Nam's Final Report for the International Year of Biodiversity 2010

Website of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.

22 May 2010 - International Day for Biodiversity
Children in the area surrounding Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park were invited to take part in an excursion to the natural habitat of their region. The children were encouraged to discover the local plant and animal species found in their area.

Another event that took place to mark the day was a panel discussion. Biologists and scientists were taken on a guided tour of the Phong Nha caves where the rich biodiversity was highlighted. Panelists from a variety of backgrounds came together to discuss the importance of protecting the area and ways of accomplishing this mandate. Read more.

Dates and VenueEvent
17 February 2010
Hanoi
Confirmed
Introduce website link about biodiversity conservation and IYB activities in Vietnam
18 - 19 March 2010
Hanoi
Confirmed
Second workshop on biodiversity conservation of Truong Son Cordillera – for IndoChina countries
22 March 2010
Hanoi
Confirmed
Talk show: Biodiversity at schools
22 March 2010
Hanoi
Confirmed
Launching of Greenwave at selected schools
25 March 2010
Hanoi
Confirmed
Publication of a special issue about the International Year of Biodiversity on Environment Magazine
21 May 2010
Hanoi
Workshop on Forestry Biodiversity Conservation
4 June 2010
Quang Binh
Confirmed
National workshop on International Year of Biodiversity 2010
4 - 5 June 2010
Quang Binh
Confirmed
National Celebration of the International Year of Biodiversity
10 June 2010
Hanoi
Confirmed
Workshop on National Program on Tiger Conservation
1 September 2010
Hanoi
Confirmed
Introduce National Program on Tiger Conservation
7 October 2010
Hanoi
Confirmed
Launching of the publication of the Global Biodiversity Outlook 3 (GBO-3) in Vietnamese
1 November 2010
Hanoi
Tentative
Workshop follow - up COP 10 and MOP5