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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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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Strengthening Justice for Children

  Her Royal Highness Ashi Sonam Dechan Wangchuck graced the opening of the National Stock-taking Consultation on Justice for Children yesterday. Bhutan National Legal Institute (BNLI) in collaboration with UNICEF organized the consultation workshop to strengthen cooperation among key stakeholders involved in administering justice for children. The need for specialized procedures for children who come in […]

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United Nations in Bhutan Country Results Report 2018

Click to download: Annual Results Report 2018  

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