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.

If you have videos and photos of your celebrations of the International Year of Biodiversity, please send them to us!


Bahrain: View the country profile

National Celebrations

Bahrain's Final Report for the International Year of Biodiversity 2010 (in Arabic)

Bahrain International Year of Biodiversity National Plan and its First Quarterly Report (Jan-Mar) - Second Quarterly Report (Apr-Jun)


Past events

The Kingdom of Bahrain officially launched the celebrations of the International Year of Biodiversity 2010 by announcing on 7 January 2010 during the opening ceremony of a National Park within Arad Bay Marine protected Area.

The park comprises a walkway and entertainment facilities and it aims to attract the local residents and ecosystem service and their importance to sustain their lives.

22 May 2010, Celebration of the International Day for Biodiversity by UNEP-ROWA

  Mini-Marathon - Photos
MORE than 1,000 runners and athletes of different ages participated in the eighth annual Jawad Mini Marathon. The annual charity event is being organised by the Jawad Business Group in partnership with the American Mission Hospital (AMH). Organisers hope to raise funds for local charities and to increase public awareness about the environment.

  Our Life is More beautiful with biodiversity
Environment celebration by a The Youth Club of Al Muharraq and the TUNZA youth NGO

  Awareness campaign for Youth in Bahrain - Photos