2011-2020 United Nations Biodiversity Decade Launched in Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan

The United Nations Decade on Biodiversity (UNDB) was launched in Kanazawa, Japan, on 17 December 2011.

Global Launching of the United Nations Decade on Biodiversity 2011-2020

Date: 17-19 December 2011 Location: Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan The event is intended to both promote public awareness of the United Nations Decade on Biodiversity, and also to support developing countries implementation of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity.

Post-Earthquake Rebuilding Support Symposium

In response to the massive earthquake and tsunami which hit Northeastern Japan, UNU-ISP hosted a symposium to address ways to rebuild, and also explore the possibilities for environmentally friendly sustainable policies.