Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay, UN Assistant Secretary General Haoliang Xu, and the Foreign Affairs minister Damcho Dorji launched the 12th Five Year Plan guideline during the opening of the 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 sustainable development of Bhutan. I am struck by his humility and his dedication to people centered-development. I recall one quotation of His Majesty’s that I came across in preparation for today. He said “the world must progress together, or fail together.”
This United Nations Sustainable Development Framework (UNSDPF) articulates the collective vision of the UN system in Bhutan for 2019-2023. Achieving Agenda 2030 and graduating from the Least Developed Country (LDC) category in a sustainable manner requires continued partnership between the Royal Government of Bhutan, its development partners, key stakeholders, as well as between UN agencies. […]Read More
Sherubtse College started the “Sherubtse United Nations Club.” The club held it’s first meeting on 29 April. The UN club aims at giving opportunities for students to participate in simulations of meetings held and issues discussed by United Nations. The club elected two new coordinators on the foundation day and has 16 registered members.Read More
International Experience from National Colleagues The Good, The Bad and The Ugly In recognizing that many national staff working for the United Nations in Bhutan are keen on pursuing international assignment to enhance their career, the Resident Coordinator’s Office took the opportunity to invite two UN national staff who have been on […]Read More
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