International Day of UN Peacekeepers

 

 

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.

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FAO Assistant DG calls on PM

The Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative for Asia and Pacific Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of United Nations, Ms. Kundhavi Kadiresan called on the Honorable Prime Minister, Lyonchen Dr. Lotay Tshering. Ms. Kadiresan is in the country on a three-day official visit. During her visit, Ms. Kadiresan will launch the Collaborative Partnership on Forests . She […]

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First ever Bhutan Women Parliamentary Caucus launched

The political and legislative representation of women in Bhutan marked yet another milestone with the launch of the Bhutan Women Parliamentary Caucus which is a multi-stakeholder, multi-party, non-partisan and inclusive platform to unite and strengthen the voice and visibility of women advocates for gender equality in all spheres of development policies and laws. This is […]

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World Environment Day 2019

    Approximately 7 million people worldwide die prematurely each year from air pollution, with about 4 million of these deaths occurring in Asia-Pacific. World Environment Day 2019 will urge governments, industry, communities, and individuals to come together to explore renewable energy and green technologies, and improve air quality in cities and regions across the […]

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