Wednesday, January 12, 2011

UN Decade of Biodiversity Announced

In its Resolution 65/161, the United Nations General Assembly has declared 2011-2020 the UN Decade of Biodiversity. The Decade builds on the 2010 International Year of Biodiversity and is intended to support the implementation of the 2011-2020 Strategic Plan for Biodiversity that was adopted by Decision X/2 of the 10th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP10) in October in Nagoya. The full text of the notification can be viewed here.

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