The Bhutan Ecological Society (BES) and the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environmental Research seeks nominations for the 6th Jigme Singye Wangchuck Outstanding Environmental Stewardship Award (JSW-OESA). This award honours individuals, groups, and institutions from all disciplines who have dedicated themselves towards ensuring the security and sustainability of Bhutan’s pristine environment. The JSW-OESA particularly merits people who have gone beyond the normal call-of-duty in their services towards environmental protection. It is conferred as a homage to His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo’s selfless service and farsighted leadership. Hence, The 6th JSW-OESA will be conferred on 11th November 2022, coinciding his majesty’s Birth Anniversary and the Annual Research Symposium of BES.

The last date for submission of online nominations is Sunday, October 14, 2022.

For additional queries, contact Ms. Pema Eden at 17799965 or