To understand ground realities, the UN Resident Coordinator visited three Eastern Dzongkhags, namely Trashigang, Pemagatshel and Samdrup Jongkhar. The dialogue between the RC and stakeholders about key issues will ensure that the 26 UN agencies working in Bhutan responds to the needs of the people.
The RC visited projects of UN agencies such as IFAD, UNDP, UNFPA and UNICEF to meet farmers and youth groups. The RC also met with senior government officials and leaders of CSOs.
The focus of such discussions was finding new ways to support self reliance and ensuring that no-one is left behind.
The Asia-Pacific region has a poor track record when it comes to preventing foodborne illnesses, resulting in the deaths of 225,000 people each year, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said today, during an event marking the first World Food Safety Day. “Worldwide, each year, unsafe food or water kill more people than […]Read More
International Experience from National Colleagues The Good, The Bad and The Ugly In recognizing that many national staff working for the United Nations in Bhutan are keen on pursuing international assignment to enhance their career, the Resident Coordinator’s Office took the opportunity to invite two UN national staff who have been on […]Read 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
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