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!


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National Celebrations

2010 International Year of Biodiversity Website launched
To contribute to the celebration of the International Year of Biodiversity, the United Nations General Assembly will convene in September 2010 a high-level event with participation of Heads of State and Government exclusively devoted to biodiversity. In his message to the international community, the President of the sixty-fourth session of the United Nations General Assembly, Mr. Ali Treki from Libya stated that this event “offers a unique opportunity to fully engage the world leaders to respond collectively to the magnitude of the biodiversity crisis.”
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Celebration of World Tourism Day by UNWTO in Libya focusing on biological diversity as a contribution to IYB (in Arabic).

Celebration of World Environment Day (5 June) by UNDP in Libya (in Arabic).