International day for biodiversity 2010
The theme for the International Day for Biodiversity (IDB) in 2010 is Biodiversity, Development and Poverty Alleviation. In 2010, IDB is part of the International Year of Biodiversity! Designation of IDB 2010 on the theme of development and poverty alleviation provides Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and those dealing with development, opportunity to raise awareness of the issue and increase practical action.
Belgium celebrated the 2010 International Day for Biological Diversity by organizing several activities and events, most of them targeted towards the general public. Belgian biodiversity events in 2010 can be found at www.biodiv.be/biodiv2010/index and http://www.cbd.int/idb/2010/celebrations/be/.