The Global Sustainable Development Report 2019 themed “The Future is Now: Science for Achieving Sustainable Development” was launched yesterday. This report was requested by all countries to evaluate the progress on the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda and is the first of its kind since the landmark Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted four years ago. The report finds that the current development model is not sustainable, and the progress made in the last two decades is in danger of being reversed through worsening social inequalities and potentially irreversible decline in the national environment that sustains us.
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The Resident Coordinator of UN in Bhutan welcomed the Executive Director of UNFPA, Dr. Natalia Kanem to Bhutan. Dr. Natalia is on a 4-day visit at the invitation of the Royal Government of Bhutan. While in the country, Dr. Natalia will open the seminar on “ICPD25 in Bhutan” at Paro College of Education, visit […]Read More
World Food Day 2019: “OUR ACTIONS ARE OUR FUTURE: HEALTHY DIETS FOR A #ZEROHUNGER WORLD” This year’s WFD echoes messages raised in the UN’s State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI 2019) and calls for action to make healthy diets available and affordable to all, with the slogan “Our actions […]Read More
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, […]Read More
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