SPAMI Day: a new observance dedicated to biodiversity protection in the Mediterranean

Each year on 15 April the Mediterranean region will mark a new, official observance celebrating the Specially Protected Areas of Mediterranean Importance (SPAMIs). The institution of SPAMI Day is an initiative of the Mediterranean Action Plan of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP/MAP) and SPA/RAC, the UNEP/MAP Specially Protected Areas Regional Activity Centre, based in Tunisia. SPAMI Day was adopted by the Contracting Parties (21 Mediterranean countries and the European Union) to the Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment and the Coastal Region of the Mediterranean (Barcelona Convention) at COP 22 (Antalya, Turkey, 7-10 December 2021).

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