Celebrating World Population Day 2019: ICPD at 25 years

 

World Population Day seeks to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues, established as the Day the world population reached 5 Billion on 11 July 1987.

It is the most important day in the UNFPA calendar, taking on extra significance this year when we mark the 50th anniversary of UNFPA’s founding, as well as the 25th anniversary of the Programme of Action that emerged from the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development in Cairo, which has served as the foundation for all that UNFPA does the world over.

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First ever Bhutan Women Parliamentary Caucus launched

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 […]

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ECCD opens in Lungo village

  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 […]

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Leadership Development Program for Women

UN staff attended a one-day Leadership Development Program for Women. The workshop was designed to prepare UN women staff in all stages of their careers and align to the most relevant competencies for female leaders.

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