United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

UNEP   Message of Mr. Achim Steiner, UNEP Executive Director, 22 May 2016

International Day for Biodiversity Event at the United Nations Environment Asembly (UNEA)

  • Mainstreaming Biodiversity : Sustaining people and their livelihoods
  • Panel Discussion on Health and Biodiversity
  • Launch of Regional Biodiversity Reports
  • Panel Discussion on “SDGs and Biodiversity: The essential role of biodiversity for achieving the SDGs”


  Message by Dr. Diarmid Campbel-Lendrum, WHO, on Environment and Human Health, 22 May 2016
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Special screening of the Film "A Beautiful Planet"

22 May is the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB)! This year UNEP is hosting the international celebrations of this day at UN Headquarters in Nairobi. The theme for IDB 2016 is "Mainstreaming Biodiversity: Sustaining People and their Livelihoods".

Please join us for the events commemorating the Day at Conference Room 14 on Sunday, 22 May 2016. The Programme commences at 10:00 am.

IMAX Corporation has kindly agreed to sponsor a special screening of the Film "A Beautiful Planet" in 3D at the IMAX Theater, downtown Nairobi. Tickets are free >


  A Beautiful Planet IMAX Trailer
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