Caspian day celebration in Iran

26 October 2016
Caspian day celebration in Iran

Celebration of the Caspian Day was decided at the First Conference of the Parties  (COP I) to the Tehran Convention in Baku (Azerbaijan) in 2007.

Celebration of the Caspian Day was decided at the First Conference of the Parties (COP I) to the Tehran Convention in Baku (Azerbaijan) in 2007. Since then, Caspian Day is celebrated on 12 August annually in the littoral countries in order to draw public attention to the need to safeguard the unique Caspian Sea environment and make the protection of the marine environment of the Caspian Sea a responsibility of each and every individual.

The 2016 Caspian Day Celebration program in I. R. Iran consisted of various events such as coastal clean-up activity, workshops for the residents of coastal cities and some entertainment programs. The objective of the present report is to provide a final report on implementation of the Caspian Day in Iran according to the SmallScale Funding Agreement between United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Department of Environment of Iran. The financial statement for the whole activity is provided in Annex