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 ideas emerging from a significant change in thinking about development has led to the concept of sustainable development which is also the focus of the UN Bhutan’s work with the Government and the people in Bhutan. UNESCO’s Man and Biosphere developed a scientific network of local sites that are experimenting with sustainable development at […]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
“Communities around the world are at the heart of this response―helping people to claim their rights, promoting access to stigma-free health and social services, ensuring that services reach the most vulnerable and marginalized, and pressing to change laws that discriminate. As the theme of this year’s observance rightly highlights, communities make the difference.”- UN Secretary […]Read More
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