International Biodiversity Day – 22 May 2023 – Poster

In 2000, the UN General Assembly officially proclaimed May 22 to be the International Day for Biodiversity (IDB). The date was chosen to celebrate the initial text of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) on May 22, 1992. This day is observed to spread awareness about the importance of biodiversity as well as focus on global issues including biodiversity loss.