Purpose: The overall purpose of the Development Partners Group (DPG) in Bhutan is to promote effective development dialogue, cooperation and coordination in support of national development priorities.
Membership: Membership is open to all bilateral and multilateral development partners, including international/regional financial institutions providing development support to Bhutan.
Objective: The main objective of the DPG is to strengthen the government’s efforts in improving the impact, effectiveness, and coherence of the development cooperation through enhanced coordination for development results. This is expected to be achieved by:
Leadership and Secretariat: The DPG is Chaired by the UN (Resident Coordinator) with the following functions;
The Resident Coordinator’s Office (RCO) acts as the DPG Secretariat and provides the following services:
Depending on the scope of the secretarial functions carried out by the RCO, DPG member agencies will make financial contributions and cost-share joint activities agreed by the DPG.
Frequency and modality of meetings
The DPG meets once in two months—on the last Thursday—and ad-hoc meetings
List of Development Partner’s Group
Development Partners’ Group (DPG) Meeting- April 25, 2019
Development Partners’ Group (DPG) Meeting- February 28, 2019
Development Partners’ Group (DPG) Meeting- October 23, 2018
Development Partners’ Group (DPG) Meeting- August 30, 2018
Development Partners’ Group (DPG) Meeting- June 28, 2018
Please find the presentations below:
Development Partners’ Group (DPG) Meeting – April 26, 2018
Mapping of DPG support to the RGoB
The chart illustrates a mapping of development partners interventions in Bhutan. This indicates areas and types of interventions in Bhutan. This mapping facilities to identify other partners working in the same sector to enhance coordination, harmonization and alignment of partner interventions with national priorities. DPG-Mapping 2018
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