RSPN News

October 4, 2010
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United Nations Climate Change Conference in Tianjin, China


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4 October 2010 - The United Nations Climate ChangeConference in Tianjin started this morning with the opening remarks by His ExcellencyMr. Huang Xingguo, Mayor of Tianjin Municipal Government, His Excellency Mr.Dai Bingguo, State Councillor of the People's Republic of China and Ms.Christiana Figueres, ExecutiveSecretary of the UNFCCC.

October 1, 2010

RSPN registered under CSOA

{gallery}CSO-certificate{/gallery} Click on the thumbnail to enlarge the picture. 1 October 2010 – The Royal Society for Protection of Nature (RSPN) is now registered under the […]
September 27, 2010
Clean Bhutan Day 2010

CLEAN BHUTAN DAY 2010

ANNOUNCEMENT: Clean Bhutan Day was initiated in 2008 prior to Coronation and Centenary Celebrations with theapproval of the Royal Government.  This year, Clean Bhutan Day will […]
September 7, 2010
The meeting in session

Southern Civil Society pre-COP16 preparatory meeting in session

The meeting in session

7 September, Mexico City - The Southern Civil Society's  representatives are currently attending a four-day preparatory meeting for pre-COP16 in Mexico City from 7th to 11thSeptember 2010.
August 24, 2010
Workshop in Session

Bhutan Science-Policy Dialogue on Climate Change

Workshop in Session24 August 2010 - Over50 participants including Parliamentarians, representatives from variousministries, academia, civil society organizations, practitioners, youth, andmedia attended a two day workshop on Science-Policydialogue on Climate Change at Taj Tashi in Thimphu on  19th & 20th August2010.
June 15, 2010
Dashi Benji receives award from HRH Chimi Yangzom Wangchuck

RSPN’s founder wins first Jigme Singye Wangchuck Outstanding Environmental Stewardship Award

Dashi Benji receives award from HRH Chimi Yangzom WangchuckHer Royal Highness Ashi Chimi Yangzom Wangchuck, the Royal Patron of newly launched Bhutan Ecological Society awarded the Jigme Singye Wangchuck Outstanding Environmental Stewardship Award for Policy Leadership to Dasho Paljor J. Dorji.

Dasho Paljor J. Dorji, popularly known as Dasho Benji is the founder of Royal Society for Protection of Nature, an only non-profit pioneer environmental organization in Bhutan. The RSPN, which was founded in 1987 now supplements the Royal Government's efforts in conserving the Bhutan's flora and fauna diversity outside the protected area system.

The award is established for the first time in Bhutan with the launch of the Bhutan Ecological Society on June 5, 2010 coinciding with the World Environment Day. The Society was launched by Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment (UWICE) based in Lamey Gonpa in Bumthang.