Communication, Education & Public Awareness

Celebrating Biodiversity Day in the Philippines

Global Theme:  Protect Biodiversity in Drylands - Achieving the 2010 Biodiversity Target

Local Theme:  Restoring Biodiversity in Degraded Lands

1st week of May

Hanging of Streamers/Tarpaulin

May 22

Opening Program
Launching of Alliance of Biodiversity Monitoring Protocol
Awarding of Certificate of Appreciation to major partners in biodiversity conservation
Media Blitz
a) Press Releases
b) Press Coverage
100% discount on entrance fee (All Protected Areas and at Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center)

May 22 - 28

Trade Fair/Exhibit on Biodiversity
Photo Exhibit
Diorama Exhibit

May 23

Mixed-Media Poster making Contest

May 24

Forum on “Restoring Biodiversity in Degraded Habitats: Combating Desertification, Land Degradation, Drought and Poverty”

May 25 – 26

Biodiversity Conservation Camp for Children

May 26, 2006

Closing Program