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!


Tuvalu: View the country profile

National Celebrations

Tuvalu will be celebrating the International Year of Biodiversity in a period of two weeks commencing with the celebrations of the International Day for Biodiversity, 22 May 2010, towards 5 June 2010, World Environment Day.

Out of this event, Tuvalu is looking forward to produce Biodiversity icons that are; a song portraying the value of biodiversity to life; a traditional beauty queen advocating on Biodiversity issues and; a passionate planter promoting the importance of indigenous species.

Programme for the two weeks celebration

Alofa Tuvalu plunges into the water! – Press Release