16th September, is celebrated as World Ozone Day. This year, the event was celebrated on the theme “Ozone and Climate: Restored by a World United. Working towards reducing global warming HFC’s under the Montreal Protocol.” The event was graced by Her Majesty, the Gyeltsuen, UNEP Ozone Ambassador and Royal Patron of the Environment. Her Majesty launched Guideline for Institutionalizing Paperless Operations in Government Offices 2016andreport on Water Risk Scenarios and Opportunities for Resilient Development. Her Majesty also awarded certificate of appreciation to Ministry of Labor and Human Resources and Department of Revenue and Customs and Ozone Focal Person. Students from various schools in Thimphu participated in the event by performing cultural dance on Ozone and Environment.
The event was supported by World Wildlife Fund, Bhutan.
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