• Opening Quote “It takes a village to raise a child. It takes a child with autism to raise the consciousness of the village.” How true are the words of the famous ‘child whisperer’ Coach Elaine Hall. Kuzuzangpola Parents and families of specia Read More

  • Fed by the snow-capped mountains and rain during the monsoon, Bhutan is blessed with an abundant water resources complimented by rich biodiversity. However, it is hard to believe that there exists pockets of settlements in the country who have been, Read More

  • Bhutan rates the highest in water availability in the region, however, access to water resources still remain an issue. Majority of the water resources flow through small streams and rivers located at the bottom of the gorges and ravines while human Read More

  • In recent times, studies show that the Himalayas are getting warmer. Bhutan is located in the Himalayas where temperature and precipitation has seen a change because of climate change. The impact of climate change on water resources of Bhutan is felt Read More

  • Since 2014, UN in Bhutan collaborated with the government and the Tarayana Foundation with financial support from the Global Environment Facility’s Least Developed Countries’ Fund. The UN supported over 1000 households in Mongar, Pema Gatshel, Sa Read More

Calling Applicants for BICOB 2018

Applications open for BICOB 2018 team. Please send in your applications by April 25. Hurry! The competition will bring together 30 entrepreneurs in the making which includes 20 from Idea Stage and 10

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Business Idea Competition of Bhutan (BICOB), 2018

If you are not aware or haven’t heard about it? You are not late! Business Idea Competition of Bhutan (BICOB) 2018; an awareness program just started with two institutes in Thimphu and ended with Ro

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Call for GEF-SGP, UNDP Project Proposals

The Global Environment Facility’s Small Grants Programme (GEF-SGP), implemented by UNDP provides financial and technical support to Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and academic and research insti

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Launch of ABS Products

The Prime Minister of Bhutan launches nature-based products The Honourable Prime Minister, Lyonchen Dasho Tshering Tobgay launched nine nature-based products today at the Taj Tashi, Thimphu. The produ

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Is education responsible for imparting culture?

Mindful of the upcoming National Council elections, we wish to announce that there will be no session of Bhutan Dialogues for the month of April. The next session of Bhutan Dialogues will as usual tak

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World Autism Awareness Day

Opening Quote “It takes a village to raise a child. It takes a child with autism to raise the consciousness of the village.” How true are the words of the famous ‘child whisperer’ Coach Elaine

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United Nations Bhutan Retreat

  5 key messages We need to anticipate the future…(and assist the RGoB on the ‘last mile”) Given Bhutan’s fragile environment and weak disaster preparedness, its critical to give priority

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International Women’s Day

The Resident Coordinator, Gerald Daly, making his statement at the International Women’s Day celebration at the Banquet Hall in Thimphu on March 8.

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Bhutan Dialogues (6th Session)

Topic: Bhutan Climate Action Host: Dr. Karma Phuntsho (first Bhutanese to receive a D.Phil from Oxford and the first Bhutanese to become an Oxbridge Fellow.He is also the founder of Loden Foundation,

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The first session of Bhutan Dialogues on media and development in Bhutan.

Dasho Kinley Dorji (Why discuss Media and Development?) Dasho Kinley Dorji is the Editor of the Druk Journal. He has worked in the Bhutanese media for more than three decades, served as Secretary of

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13th Round Table Meeting

United Nations Assistant Secretary General, Haoliang Xu: We gather to celebrate Bhutan’s development successes, consider its challenges, and reflect on our respective roles in supporting the sustain

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UNCT Vision 2030

Bhutan UNCT engages in an exercise on its Vision 2030 visioning and Comparative Advantages. 16 August 2017

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