500 Tunisian Schools to Join the Green Wave for Biodiversity
Montreal, 9 August 2010. The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed the year commencing 12 August 2010 the International Year of Youth. The theme of the Year is “Dialogue and Mutual Understanding”. The observance was proposed by the President of the Republic of Tunisia, H.E. Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, and it coincides with the International Year of Biodiversity. Fittingly, an international seminar to celebrate the International Year of Biodiversity and the commencement of the International Year of Youth was held in Tunis, Tunisia on 6-7 August 2010.