United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration

Highlights:

  • The United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration has been formally launched, which will run from 2021 to 2030.
  • United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration will be co-led by using the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) & the Food & Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO). 
  • It used to be proclaimed by using the United Nations General Assembly in a 2019 resolution.
  • Protection and revival of thousands and thousands of hectares of ecosystems all round the world for the advantage of people and nature. 
  • This in flip will contribute to the fulfillment of all the Sustainable Development Goals.
  • A Multi-Partner Trust Fund has additionally been launched for the Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. Germany is the first country to provide funding of Euro 14 million toward this fund.
  • In order to support the launch of the UN Decade, a document has also been released which defines the want of having such a global restoration effort.