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Virtual Launch Gala welcoming the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration

Friday, 4 June, 2021 (All day) to Saturday, 5 June, 2021 (All day)
Wednesday, 2 June, 2021

VIRTUAL LAUNCH GALA WELCOMING THE UN DECADE ON ECOSYSTEM RESTORATION

From 4-5 June 2021, the Virtual Launch Gala will be broadcasted to welcome the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration comprising of inspiring messages from world leaders, activists, celebrities, and musical performances as well as Pakistan’s host country programme. 

Join the conversation online on all social platforms using the hashtag #GenerationRestoration and #WorldEnvironmentDay.

All times are listed in Eastern African Time (EAT), which is (GMT+3).

04:00 PM EAT: REIMAGINE. RECREATE. RESTORE. VIRTUAL LAUNCH GALA WELCOMING THE UN DECADE ON ECOSYSTEM RESTORATION

01:00 PM EAT: HOST COUNTRY EVENT- ECOSYSTEM RESTORATION CELEBRATION BY GOVT. OF PAKISTAN

  • For World Environment Day 2021 host country Pakistan is celebrating a number of milestones: the completion of a billion trees as part of its 10 billion Tree drive, taking up a large voluntary pledge under the Bonn Challenge, a new Marine Protected Area and an innovative announcement around Nature financing including flotation of the country’s first Green bond. Also expected is an announcement to initiate a Global Alliance of Ecosystem Restoration together with other interested partner countries to be finalised later.
  • Pakistan will make the announcement as part of the main host-country event, taking place at the Jinnah Convention Center in Islamabad and officiated by Prime Minister Imran Khan with the participation from a host of dignitaries from around the world including, UNEP’s Executive Director Inger Andersen, and senior officials from The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), UN-Habitat, and UNDP among others as well as from the governments of Germany and Saudi Arabia. The event will also feature songs and videos on Pakistan’s Ten Billion Tree Tsunami Programme.

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