Bhutan presented its 3rd Universal Periodic Review (UPR) at the UN Human Rights Council’s Working Group in Geneva, Switzerland. Bhutan is one of the 14 States to be reviewed.
The documents on which the reviews are based are:
During the presentation of the UPR, the Foreign Minister, Lyonpo Tandi Dorji commended the work of the UN’s Human Rights Council and the UPR in promoting and protecting Human Rights around the world.
The UN family led by the Resident Coordinator joins His Excellency the Prime Minister, representatives from the government and international organizations to observe the “Zero Waste Hour” by cleaning the area around the Takin Preserve Zoo in Sangaygang. The “Zero Waste Hour” was launched by Her Majesty, the Gyaltsuen, on 2 June as an […]Read More
The political and legislative representation of women in Bhutan marked yet another milestone with the launch of the Bhutan Women Parliamentary Caucus which is a multi-stakeholder, multi-party, non-partisan and inclusive platform to unite and strengthen the voice and visibility of women advocates for gender equality in all spheres of development policies and laws. This is […]Read More
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