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!


Gabon: View the country profile

National Celebrations

Rapport synthèse des activités menées par la Commission des Forêts d’Afrique Centrale (COMIFAC)

Gabon, an integral part of Africa’s lungs
The Congo Basin, which covers Gabon, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Congo, the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Central African Republic, is the world’s second largest area of natural tropical rain forests after the Amazon region.

Libreville International Conference, 2-3 June 2010
“Bolstering biodiversity in Africa: everyone’s problem and heritage”

Dates and VenueEvent
2 - 3 June 2010
Libreville International Conference, "Bolstering Biodiversity in Africa : Everyone's Problem and Heritage"
Organized by:
Gabonese Republic
17 December 2010 - 30 March 2011
Concours Photo "Référencement Biodiversité Gabon 2010"