UNDP Bhutan invites proposals to update transport policy

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The proposal to develop a Sustainable and Inclusive Transport Policy by updating the National Transport Policy 2006 is an initiative of the Ministry of Information & Communications (MoIC). The deadline for the proposal submission has been extended to 4 September, 2016, 2400 hrs, BST.

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UNFPA selects 15 schools for life skills research

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The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has selected 15 schools in the country with the best research proposals on life skills education and sexual and reproductive health. Coinciding with the launch of the Sherig Endowment Fund for quality delivery of education in the country. The support will help enhance life skills education through action research […]

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UN Secretary General’s message for the 2016 World Humanitarian Day

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A record 130 million people are dependent on humanitarian assistance to survive. Grouped together, these people in need would comprise the tenth most populous nation on Earth. These figures are truly staggering, yet they tell only a fraction of the story. Hidden behind the statistics are individuals, families and communities whose lives have been devastated. […]

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Bhutan begins nationalizing Paris Climate Change Agreement

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On 9 August, the National Environment Commission Secretariat (NECS) organized a sensitization workshop for parliamentarians on the Paris Agreement and ongoing national efforts on climate change through various programs. The members were informed on Bhutan’s Intended National Determined Contribution (INDC) with 9 mitigation and 10 adaptation actions for a sustainable, low carbon future. The members […]

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UNDP BIOFIN invites consultants

UNDP Bhutan’s Biodiversity Financing (BIOFIN) programme would like to invite consultants for Biodiversity Finance Policy and Institutional Expert and a Climate Finance Policy and Institutional Expert. ToR Biodiversity Finance Climate Finance

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