International Day for Biological Diversityis observed on 22 May

The theme emphasizes hope, solidarity, and the importance of working together at all levels to build a future of life in harmony with nature.
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Updated: May 22,2020 01:13:52 pm

International Day for Biological Diversityis observed on 22 May

22 May 2020 Current Affairs:International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) is observed on 22 May. The day to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. It calls people to re-examine human relationship to the natural world.

Theme:
The theme for 2020 International Day for Biological Diversity is "Our solutions are in nature". The theme emphasizes hope, solidarity, and the importance of working together at all levels to build a future of life in harmony with nature. The theme aims to increase the resilience of nations and communities as the world countries are recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic. 

History:
IDB was first initiated by the Second Committee of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) on 29 December 1993, when the Convention of Biological Diversity came into force. In December 2000, the UNGA adopted 22 May as IDB with an aim to commemorate the adoption of the text of the Convention on 22 May 1992 by the Nairobi Final Act of the Conference for the Adoption of the Agreed Text of the Convention on Biological Diversity.
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