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 members of the National Council led by the Chaiperson, Thrizin Tashi Dorji, signed the Book of Condolences for the former Secretary General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan, at the UN House in Thimphu and is open till Friday, August 24, 2018. Kofi Annan passed away on August 18.Read More
THE SECRETARY-GENERAL’s MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE WORLD’S INDIGENOUS PEOPLES (9 August 2018) Indigenous peoples have a profound spiritual connection to their lands and resources. Yet, increasingly, indigenous persons are migrating within their countries and across international borders. The reasons are complex and varied. Some are subject to displacement or relocation without […]Read More
The United Nations Bhutan in collaboration with the Civil Society Organization Authority and the Australian Himalayan Foundation is organizing a CSO Capacity Development Training from May 28 to May 30, 2018 at the UN House. During the course of the training, participants will focus on the following: The Irresistible Pitch Being able to develop […]Read More
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