Journée internationale de la diversité biologique

22 mai

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The International Day for Biological Diversity is celebrated each year on 22 May to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues and to commemorate the adoption of the text of the Convention on Biological Diversity on 22 May 1992.

In the resolution proclaiming the day (55/201, 20 December 2000), the UN General Assembly expressed its deep concern about the continuing loss of the world’s biological diversity, and reaffirmed the commitment to the conservation of biological diversity, the sustainable use of its components and the fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising out of the utilization of genetic resources,

  Chaque jour qui passe nous indique combien la biodiversité est importante. C’est sur elle que reposent des écosystèmes sains et un développement humain durable. Elle touche presque tous les aspects de notre existence – de notre sécurité à notre bien-être, de nos relations sociales à notre santé.     

 

Message d’Irina Bokova, Directrice générale de l'UNESCO, à l’occasion de la Journée internationale de la diversité biologique 2011

including by appropriate access to genetic resources and the appropriate transfer of relevant technologies, taking into account all rights over those resources and technologies, and by appropriate funding.

Éditions précédentes

  • 2013- Eau & Biodiversité
  • 2012 - Biodiversité marine
  • 2011 - La biodiversité forestière, le trésor vivant de la planète
  • 2010 - Biodiversity, Development and Poverty Alleviation
  • 2009 - Invasive Alien Species
  • 2008 - Biodiversity and Agriculture
  • 2007 - Biodiversity and Climate Change
  • 2006 - Protect Biodiversity in Drylands
  • 2005 - Biodiversity: Life Insurance for our Changing World
  • 2004 - Biodiversity: Food, Water and Health for All
  • 2003 - Biodiversity and poverty alleviation - challenges for sustainable development
  • 2002 - Dedicated to forest biodiversity
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