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The 2013 Climate Change Conference is held in Warsaw, Poland, from 11 November and will continue until 22 November.
This Conference includes the 19th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 19) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the 9th session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP 9).
22 October 2013 - At around 2PM BST today, two adult black-necked cranes arrived in Phobjikha, one of the wintering habitats in Bhutan.
Last year, the first group of cranes arrived on 27th October 2012 in Phobjikha. On 30th October 2012, Bumdeling in Trashi Yangtse saw first group of cranes. The crane spend around 5 months in their wintering habitats in Bhutan and migrate to their summer habitats in Tibet.
The total number of cranes recorded in Phobjikha alone was around 368 while the total cranes recorded in whole Bhutan was 487 in 2012.
A half day Knowledge Sharing Workshop on Gender Review of National Energy Policies and Programmes in Bhutan was organized by RSPN on 1st October, 2013 in RSPN’s Auditorium, Thimphu. It is a part of ADB funded project on “Improving Gender-Inclusive Access to Clean and Renewable Energy in Bhutan”.
The project team presented the detailed project profile, understanding gender status of existing energy sector policies, strategies and practices in Bhutan with the objective in identifying good practices and lessons learned in successfully mainstreaming gender into the energy sector.