The International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, 29 May, offers a chance to pay tribute to the uniformed and civilians personnel’s invaluable contribution to the work of the Organization and to honour more than 3,800 peacekeepers who have lost their lives serving under the UN flag since 1948, including 98 last year. Bhutan is ranked number 90 out of 124 troop and police contributing countries. Bhutan currently deploys a total of 25 uniformed personnel, including 3 females, to 9 peacekeeping missions.
Bhutan presented its 3rd Universal Periodic Review (UPR) at the UN Human Rights Council’s Working Group in Geneva, Switzerland. Bhutan is one of the 14 States to be reviewed. The documents on which the reviews are based are: national report – information provided by the State under review; Information contained in the reports of […]Read More
During the Annual Country Programme Board meeting, the United Nations in Bhutan launched the United Nations Sustainable Development Partnership Framework (UNSDPF) for Bhutan for 2019-2023. The UNSDPF articulates the collective vision of the UN system in Bhutan for 2019-2023.Read More
A community-based farmers’ organization, Dzedokha Phacheng (Zingiber cassumunar) Detshen, from Lokchina, Chukha visited the UN House today. The Resident Coordinator, Gerald Daly, met with the 15 farmers. While at the UN House, the farmers received a tour around the UN House with special emphasis on the greening initiative undertaken by the UN in Bhutan. Dzedokha […]Read More
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