A three day International Glacial Symposium at Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment, Bumthang with support from the Bhutan Foundation. International and national experts participated for the symposium held in the Daphne Hall. World class leading glacier experts from around the world together with national experts are taking part. Honorable Minister Lyonpo Yeshi Dorji opened the symposium on 16th April in the Daphne Hall. The symposium will take stock of our current state of knowledge about Himalayan Glaciers.
The Daphne hall was constructed with the generous financial support from Mrs. Daphne Hoch Cunningham through the Bhutan Foundation.
The Ugyen Wangchuck Museum for Ethnobiology showcases traditional implements, equipment, dresses, pottery and containers which were the essential and important parts of our ancestors’ daily lives. The museum is a part of the UWICE’s tribute to the 60th birth anniversary of the fourth Druk Gyalpo, His Majesty Jigme Singye Wangchuck.