UN Bhutan Country Results Report, 2015

2015 Results Report

The Royal Government of Bhutan and the United Nations Country Team (UNCT) have been key partners in the country’s development for more than 40 years. In 2008, Bhutan adopted on a voluntary basis the integrated approach known as Delivering as One. This global initiative increases the effectiveness and impact of UN support through more coherent […]

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United Nations Cares helps improve working environment


September 19-20, Thimphu: Dr.Lazeena Muna McQuay, UN Cares Regional Coordinator from Bangkok, conducted a newly developed UN Cares training workshop – “UN for All”, for all UN Staff. UN for All, a newly developed UN Cares training workshop, aims to address dignity and inclusion in the UN workplace. It ensures that the UN system fully […]

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Secretary General’s message on the 2016 International Ozone Day


The world has changed since we last marked International Ozone Day. We now have our 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which will foster equitable inclusive growth and further the well-being of people and our planet. On climate change, the Paris Agreement marks a historic turning point in our common journey towards a secure and sustainable […]

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2016 International Literacy Day: Education for 21st Century


Secretary General’s message This year, the world the world has embarked on implementing the ambitious and transformational 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. With its 17 universal, integrated and interdependent Sustainable Development Goals, the 2030 Agenda is an action plan for people, planet, partnership and peace. Literacy stands at heart of the 2030 Agenda. It is […]

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South-East Asian countries pledge action against noncommunicable diseases


Colombo, 5 September – To arrest the growing epidemic of noncommunicable diseases that kill 8.5 million people annually in WHO South-East Asia Region, member countries of the Region today adopted the ‘Colombo declaration’ which calls for strengthening delivery of services for these diseases at the primary health care level. “This is a critical moment for […]

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