Tuesday, 12 December 2017

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United Nations Decade on Biodiversity 2011-2020

biodiversityThe United Nations Decade on Biodiversity was officially launched on December 17 by the UN Secretary-General. The General Assembly previously declared the period 2011-2020 as United Nations Decade on Biodiversity (A/RES/65/161) to promote the implementation of a strategic plan on biodiversity and its overall vision of living in harmony with nature.

The main goal is to mainstream biodiversity at different levels. Throughout the Decade, governments are encouraged to develop, implement and communicate the results of national strategies for implementation of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity.

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