On 29 May 2017, International Day for Peacekeepers, Ms. Dorji Om was awarded a medal as one of the fallen UN Volunteers. Ms. Om passed away on 22 September 2016 while serving in the United Nations Mission in Liberia. Prior to her assignment in Liberia, she worked for the UN in Bhutan and very closely with many of UN Staff here in Bhutan.
On 2 August 2017, on behalf of the UN in Bhutan, the Resident Coordinator, Gerald Daly, sincere appreciation to Ms. Om’s family and handed over the medal to her family member (Ms. Dechen Paden).
The Chief Advisor of the Interim Govenment, Thrimchi Lyonpo Tshering Wangchuk and representatives from the government after signing the Book of Condolences for the former Secretary General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan, with the Resident Coordinator of United Nations in Bhutan and members of the UNCT. The Book of Condolences was signed at the […]Read More
On the passing of the 7th Secretary General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan, on 18 August 2018, the United Nations family in Bhutan would like to express our deepest condolences to his family members. We thank the Royal Government of Bhutan for initiating the lighting of a thousand butter-lamps at the Tashichho Dzong on […]Read More
Kuzuzangpola. Your Excellency, Lyonpo Damcho Dorji, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Honorable Mr. Haoliang Xu, UN ASG, UNDP Regional Director, Asia and the Pacific and Regional UNDG Chair, ASG Nikhil Seth of UNITAR, Excellencies, Dashos, members of civil society, distinguished participants, colleagues from UN agencies and entities (based both internally and externally), ladies and gentlemen. Introduction […]Read More
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