10 October, Thimphu: Considering the successful thirty years of partnership, the Ministry and the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) celebrated the first Bhutan-ICIMOD day at the conference hall of the Natural Resources Development Corporation Limited.
Eligible car hiring agent having valid trade license are invited to submit their sealed bids for hiring of vehicles latest by 21/10/2014, to National Biodiversity Centre, Serbithang, Thimphu. For details please contact at 351417/351278 during office hours.
The 12th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP 12) began from 6-17 October 2014 in Pyeongchang, Gangwon Province, Republic of Korea, with the theme ‘Biodiversity for Sustainable Development’. The substantive issues under consideration at CBD COP 12 include: assessment of progress in the implementation of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020; biodiversity and sustainable development; marine and coastal biodiversity; biodiversity and climate change; biofuels; traditional knowledge; sustainable wildlife management; invasive alien species; synthetic biology; ecosystem conservation and restoration; and resource mobilization. Participants from over 190 countries are attending the meeting.