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Yemen

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National Celebrations

  UN International Year of Biodiversity Launch
"Preserving the rich biodiversity of Yemen and the Arabian Peninsula, in all of its beauty is a priority for us and should be a priority for all." Abdul Rahman Fadhl AlIryani, the Environment Minister of Yemen

  Contributions of the Republic of Yemen

Dates and VenueEvent
2 - 12 October 2010
Socotra
"Environment Through Your Eyes"
17 October 2010
Hadiboh
Cleaning campaign "Nature help us, let's help the nature"
17 October 2010
Hadiboh
Public celebration "Biodiversity is life, Biodiversity is our life"
18 October 2010
Qalansiyah
Cleaning campaign “Nature helps us, let’s help the nature”
18 October 2010
Qalansiyah
Public celebration “Biodiversity is life, biodiversity is our life”
19 - 21 October 2010
Mahattah
Public celebration “Biodiversity is life, biodiversity is our life”
1 November 2010
Hadiboh
Opening ceremony “Watch and Protect”
2 - 3 December 2010
Hodeidah
IYB Activities
9 - 12 December 2010
Aden
IYB Activities
12 December 2010
Hodeidah
Launching Ceremony "Biodiversity is life, Biodiversity is our life"
13 December 2010
Hodeidah
“Hope & Harmony”
14 - 15 December 2010
Hodeidah to Al-Khawkha
“Care & Coexist ”
16 - 18 December 2010
Aden
“Care & Coexist ”
19 December 2010
Aden
Closing Ceremony: “TOGETHER – We Act for a Living Planet for a Living Future"