The United Nations, led by the World Food Programme in collaboration with the Department of Disaster Management, Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs, organized a three-day Earthquake Preparedness Simulation in Thimphu. The main purpose of the simulation was to stress-test the current set-up of practical procedures for responding to a disaster between the key decision makers within the RGoB and key stakeholders. The Earthquake preparedness simulation was attended by representatives from His Majesty’s Secretariat, government ministries, Dzongdhags, armed forces, police, fire brigade corporations, Civil Society, Development Partners and the United Nations.
Host: Dr. Karma Phuntsho The founder of Loden Foundation, a development organization that promotes education and entrepreneurship in Bhutan as well as the Shejun Agency for Bhutan’s Cultural Documentation and Research. Speaker: Dzongda Dorji Dhradhul Currently the Dzongda of Gasa, Dorji Dhradhul has a Master in Science in Agriculture Extension and Rural Development from the […]Read More
The UN Development Partners’ Group met at the UN House on April 26. During the meeting, three presentations were made on Safe System Approach to Human Wildlife Conflict by WWF, UNDP Small Grants Programme Opportunities and Bhutan’s Voluntary National Review by GNHC. Please find the PDF of the presentations below: Safe System (WWF) SGP (GEF) […]Read More
This United Nations Sustainable Development Framework (UNSDPF) articulates the collective vision of the UN system in Bhutan for 2019-2023. Achieving Agenda 2030 and graduating from the Least Developed Country (LDC) category in a sustainable manner requires continued partnership between the Royal Government of Bhutan, its development partners, key stakeholders, as well as between UN agencies. […]Read More
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