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.
The International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, 29 May, offers a chance to pay tribute to the uniformed and civilians personnel’s invaluable contribution to the work of the Organization and to honour more than 3,800 peacekeepers who have lost their lives serving under the UN flag since 1948, including 98 last year. Bhutan […]Read More
The United Nations Technology Bank for the Least Developed Countries, the United Nations in Bhutan and Faculty of Nursing and Public Health launched the Digital Access to Research (DAR) today. The Technology Bank aims “to strengthen the science, technology and innovation capabilities of the world’s least developed countries, so that they are no longer […]Read More
Our work should equip the next generation of women to outdo us in every field. This is the legacy we will leave behind,” unquote. Rupi Kaur. Celebrating International Women’s Day.Read More
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