To address the issue of rural-urban migration and promote regionally balanced development, a Comprehensive National Development Plan (CNDP) for Bhutan 2030 was launched last year. The plan identifies various issues such as an increase in rural-urban migration, mainly from east to west contributes to labour shortage leading to increased fallow agricultural land and fragmentation of sociocultural values in rural areas.
Download the summary of the document: Comprehensive Development Plan for Bhutan 2030
Vaccines protect children against disease and death, saving up to 3 million lives every year. In short,#VaccinesWork. Bhutan joins the global community in observing the World Immunization Week April 24-30 – a key global movement held every year to re-focus attention on the importance of vaccination for children. #UNICEFBhutan #ForEveryChild #ProtectedTogetherRead More
A two-day media workshop on “Climate Change, Solutions and the SDGs” organized by the UN in partnership with Journalists’ Association of Bhutan, WWF Bhutan and ICIMOD is ongoing at Paro. The workshop is being attended by editors and reporters from print and broadcast media, social media influencers, film makers, photographers and bloggers. #BhutanClimateActionNetworkRead 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
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