In preparation for its upcoming (2019-2023) United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) One Programme, the UN System in Bhutan has undertaken the Common Country Analysis (CCA) to provide an assessment of the country’s key development issues and challenges. The CCA, in conjunction with related analytical modules—the Population Situation Analysis 2017, Vision 2030, Comparative Advantages of UN Agencies, Capacity Assessment, and Development Finance Assessment—will provide the evidence base to help guide the UN Country Team (UNCT), with a coordinated approach in focusing and prioritising engagement and support to Bhutan’s development efforts during most of the country’s 12th Five Year Plan (FYP) period (2018-2023).
Approximately 7 million people worldwide die prematurely each year from air pollution, with about 4 million of these deaths occurring in Asia-Pacific. World Environment Day 2019 will urge governments, industry, communities, and individuals to come together to explore renewable energy and green technologies, and improve air quality in cities and regions across the […]Read More
The second Biennial three-day Bhutan Economic Forum for Innovative Transformation (BEFIT) Summit with the theme ‘Catalyzing Small and Cottage Industries to Drive Bhutan’s Economic Diversification ‘ started today at the Royal Thimphu College. The UN in Bhutan is a proud partner.Read More
UNFPA launched the State of the World Report 2019. The year 2019 marks two important milestones in the field of reproductive health and rights: 50 years since UNFPA began operations, and 25 years since the landmark International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo. The report shows that while much has been gained, much […]Read More
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