Online portal to enhance public sector accountability


To promote good governance, the Royal Audit Authority (RAA) has launched an online web portal on Financial Resources Management Accountability Index (FRMAI) Framework with support from UNDP Bhutan. With the tool, the RAA will assess financial resources performance of agencies while also ensuring balanced-reporting by recognizing positive contributions of audited agencies through a rating system. […]

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Women, across the globe, to share their story of gender-based violence


As part of 16 days of activism on Violence against Women, UNDP HIV, Health and Development will be publishing personal testimonies, of women from across the globe one at a time, over the next 16 days. Here is the first one from Nepal. First Testimony, Sita, Nepal: I have a 2 year old baby. When […]

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Going orange, saying no to violence against women

With the theme ‘Orange your Neighborhood’, the International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women started in Thimphu with more than 100 volunteers who walked for 13 kms to pledge their support. The walk was flagged off by Her Royal Highness, Ashi Kezang Choden Wangchuck. With support from United Nations Women (UNW), United Nations Population […]

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Ensuring a smooth transition for Bhutan’s LDC graduation


“A historic milestone achieved through decades of partnership and hard work of the leaders and the people of Bhutan”, described Christina Carlson, the UN Resident Coordinator as she addressed the opening of the workshop on Bhutan’s graduation from the Least Developed Country (LDC) status. Clarifying the negative notion that Bhutan will lose owing to the […]

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UNDP Bhutan invites consultants

UNDP Bhutan invites consultants to prepare a Project and GEF CEO Endorsement Request Form for the project on “Enhancing Sustainability and Climate Resilience of Forest and Agricultural Landscape and Community Livelihoods” in Bhutan for approval by the Global Environment Facility. The national expert will work closely with the team leader and the international expert on […]

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