Celebrations of European Commission

European Commission adopts a strategy for achieving the 2010 Biodiversity Target



On the occasion of International Biodiversity Day, 22 May, the Commission adopted a Communication on “Halting the Loss of Biodiversity by 2010 - and Beyond; Sustaining Ecosystem Services for Human well-Being.” (Please also see the Annexes).


For 22 May Press Release, see also here.


The Communication and related documents can be accessed through the Commission's Nature and Biodiversity home page.


In addition, the European Commission organized Green Week 2006 http://ec.europa.eu/environment/greenweek/newslist.html   (May 30 – June 2) with the title “Biodiversity is Life”, a major Public Awareness and Communications event promoting biodiversity and the 2010 Biodiversity Target.

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme