On April 10, Lungo one of the most remote settlements in Bhutan opened its early childhood care and development (ECCD) centre.
UNICEF and the Ministry of Education inaugurated the centre for more than 15 children of the nomads. “This is the first time that an ECCD has been set-up at such a remote community on a high altitude,” a press release from UNICEF states.
World Population Day seeks to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues, established as the Day the world population reached 5 Billion on 11 July 1987. It is the most important day in the UNFPA calendar, taking on extra significance this year when we mark the 50th anniversary of UNFPA’s founding, […]Read More
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: Jurgen Nagler The Resident Representative a.i of UNDP Bhutan is an international development practitioner with over 20 years’ experience in […]Read More
The UN Resident Coordinator in Bhutan, Gerald Daly, met with the Executive Director of UNFPA, Dr. Natalia Kanem at the Data Literary Workshop held in Bangkok, Thailand from May 23-25. Also seen in the photograph is National Programme Officer of UNFPA in Bhutan, Dechen Chime, National Coordinator of UN Women in Bhutan, Rinzi Pem, and […]Read More
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