Marine biodiversity

  • DATE / TIME:
    2012•05•22    13:00 - 17:00

    Symposium on the International Day for Biological Diversity – Living with Bountiful Sea

    Please note: The language of this event is Japanese;

    English interpretation will not be provided.

    To commemorate the United Nations International Day for Biological Diversity (May 22), many ceremonies are held all over the world on this day to increase awareness and understanding of biodiversity issues.

    The United Nations University Institute for Sustainability and Peace (UNU-ISP) and the Ministry of the Environment Japan (MOEJ) are pleased to announce the organization of the Symposium on the International Day for Biological Diversity as a part of their initiatives to support the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. The theme of this year’s symposium is “Marine Biodiversity”.

    Japan has enjoyed and developed with the significant blessings of the surrounding sea. This symposium will serve as an opportunity to raise awareness of biodiversity among the public and consider about people, ocean and sustainable use of oceanic resources through the presentations and discussions.

    For more information and to register, please visit the UNU-ISP event page.