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

The UNEP National Committee for Ukraine in partnership with the Green Ukraine community group organized an environment seminar entitled “Education about Biodiversity and Sustainable Development in Ukraine” in support to the International Year of Biodiversity. Read more

Dates and VenueEvent
2 June 2010 - 1 January 2011
"We Are Cutting Them From Our Life" - Public Information Campaign Dedicated to the International Year of Biodiversity / Organized by UN Development Programme, Ukraine
6 June 2010
The "Clean Country" initiative
13 August 2010
The International Tournament on Hand Hay Mowing of low land bogs
15 August 2010
Photo Contest “Nature-protected Ukraine”
1 - 30 September 2010
Photo Album “Protected Volyn”
1 - 30 September 2010
The Park Parade



Eco-Stream is a social ecological project. We will create several videos about the environment and biodiversity. It is important for us to show people concrete steps towards defence of nature. Even children can do such steps in his / her everyday life. We will show videos on television, in the restaurants of fast food, in the internet. We will organize lessons in schools. And also a flashmob!

Kyiv Zoological Park of National Importance

The Kyiv Zoo is a state scientific, research and educational institution that at the same time is a man-made natural conservation fund.

The natural conservation area of the Zoo is almost 3.5 square km making it home for more than several thousand of different animals and plants forming the Zoo’s ecosystem.