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 Secretary-General’s UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign will mark the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, from 25 November to 10 December, under the theme, “Orange the World: Generation Equality Stands against Rape”. Join us in galvanizing actions around the world to take a stand against sexual violence in […]Read More
The United Nations Technology Bank for the Least Developed Countries, the United Nations in Bhutan and Faculty of Nursing and Public Health launched the Digital Access to Research (DAR) today. The Technology Bank aims “to strengthen the science, technology and innovation capabilities of the world’s least developed countries, so that they are no longer […]Read More
On April 10, Lungo one of the most remote settlements in Bhutan opened its early childhood care and development (ECCD) centre. UNICEF and the Ministry of Education inaugurated the centre for more than 15 children of the nomads. “This is the first time that an ECCD has been set-up at such a remote community on a […]Read More
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