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SDGs in Bhutan

SDGs: Value Added for GNH? Challenges and Innovations of a Development Alternative from a Socio-Cultural Lens in The Druk Journal, Summer Edition 2017. Ritu Verma

https://drukjournal.bt/sdgs-value-added-for-gnh-challenges-and-innovations-of-a-development-alternative-from-a-socio-cultural-lens/

BHUTAN – Rapid Integrated Assessment – October 2015. UNDP.

http://www.gnhc.gov.bt/en/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/RIA-Bhutan-Key_Observations-28.10.2015.pdf

 

 

Governance

State of the Nation Report 2017. Hon’ble Prime Minister of Bhutan.

http://www.cabinet.gov.bt/Report/StateofNationReport2017.pdf

Eleventh Five Year Plan Main Document. Vol. 1. GNH Commission, RGoB. 2012.

http://www.gnhc.gov.bt/en/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Eleventh-Five-Year-Plan-samdrupjongkhar-Thromde.pdf

Draft Development Evaluation Policy of Bhutan 2017. GNHC, RGOB.

http://www.gnhc.gov.bt/en/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Evaluation-Policy-March-2017.pdf

Civil Service Statistics 2016. RCSC. RGOB.

http://www.rcsc.gov.bt/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/CSSfinalprint2016.pdf

Gross National Happiness Commission reports and publications

http://www.gnhc.gov.bt/en/reports-publications/

Annual Report of the Judiciary, 2016

http://www.judiciary.gov.bt/publication/ar2016.pdf

Court Case Data, 2016

http://www.judiciary.gov.bt/case/report2016.pdf

Bhutan Transparency International Studies Page

http://bhutantransparency.org/study-reports/

A Compass Towards a Just and Harmonious Society: 2015 GNH Survey Report. Centre for Bhutan Studies and GNH Research.

http://www.grossnationalhappiness.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Final-GNH-Report-jp-21.3.17-ilovepdf-compressed.pdf

 

 

Gender

Gender Equality Policy Concept Note. NCWC 2016.

http://www.gnhc.gov.bt/en/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Gender-Equality-Policy-concept-note_final.pdf

Concluding Observations on the Combined Eighth and Ninth Periodic Reports of Bhutan. Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women. November 2016.

http://www.refworld.org/docid/583868044.html

Bhutan Gender Equality Diagnostic of Selected Sectors. Asian Development Bank, 2014.

https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/institutional-document/149350/gender-equality-diagnostic-bhutan.pdf

Bhutan Gender Policy Note. 2013. The World Bank Group.

http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/960591468017989867/pdf/ACS45510PNT0P10Box0379884B00PUBLIC0.pdf

 

 

Poverty

Poverty Analysis Report 2012. NSB, RGOB. 2012.

file:///C:/Users/user/Downloads/Poverty%20Analysis%20Report%202012.pdf

Bhutan Poverty Assessment 2014. National Statistics Bureau, RGOB.

http://www.nsb.gov.bt/publication/files/pub2yu10210bx.pdf

 

 

Health

The Kingdom of Bhutan Health System Review. Health systems in transition. Vo-7, Number-2. 2017. World Health Organization.

http://apps.searo.who.int/PDS_DOCS/B5319.pdf

Sustainability of Bhutan’s Health Services” in The Druk Journal, Vol. 3, Issue 1, Summer 2017. Dr. Sangay Thinley, Jayendra Sharma, Kinzang Wangmo.

http://drukjournal.bt/sustainability-of-bhutans-health-services/

Crime and Mental Health Issues among the Young Bhutanese People. Lham Dorji, Sonam Gyeltshen et al. National Statistical Bureau, Thimphu. 2015.

http://bhutan.unfpa.org/en/publications/crime-and-mental-health-issues-among-young-bhutanese-people

Annual Report 2016, RENEW

http://renew.org.bt/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/RENEW-Annual-Report-2016.pdf

RENEW Publications Page

http://renew.org.bt/news-information/publications/

Annual Health Bulletin 2017. Ministry of Health, RGOB.

http://aidsdatahub.org/sites/default/files/publication/Bhutan_Annual_Health_Bulletin_2017.pdf

Lhak-Sam Documents Page

http://lhaksam.org.bt/index.php/documents/

National Baseline Assessment of Drugs and Controlled Substance Use in Bhutan

https://www.unodc.org/documents/southasia/reports/National_Baseline_Assessment_of_Drugs_and_Controlled_Substance_use_in_Bhutan_2009.pdf

 

 

Food and Nutrition

Food and Nutrition Security Policy of the Kingdom of Bhutan, 2014. Royal Government of Bhutan.

http://www.gnhc.gov.bt/en/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/FNS_Policy_Bhutan_Changed.pdf

Infrastructure and Energy

Sustainable Energy: Is Hydropower the Answer? The Druk Journal. Summer Edition, Dasho Chhewang Rinzin.

http://drukjournal.bt/sustainable-energy-is-hydropower-the-answer/

Bhutan National Urbanization Strategy. MOWHS, RGOB, 2008.

https://www.scribd.com/document/314230312/Bhutan-National-Urbanization-Strategy-2008

 

 

Economy

RMA Annual Report 2015/16, Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan.

https://www.rma.org.bt/RMA%20Publication/Annual%20Report/annual%20report%20%202015-2016.pdf

National Accounts Statistics 2016. National Statistics Bureau, RGOB.

http://www.nsb.gov.bt/publication/files/pub1rt4291ni.pdf

Labour Force Survey Report 2015. MOLHR, RGOB.

http://www.molhr.gov.bt/molhr/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/LFS2015-Report-Final.pdf

Economic Development Policy 2016. RGOB.

http://www.gnhc.gov.bt/en/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/EDP-2016.pdf

Bhutan Economic Update: Hydropower Sector Clouds Macroeconomic Prospect. The World Bank, 2017.

https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/bitstream/handle/10986/28437/120108-WP-BEUSep-27-PUBLIC.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y

Bhutan—Critical Development Constraints. Asian Development Bank, Australian Agency for International Development, and Japan International Cooperation Agency. 2013.

https://www.adb.org/publications/bhutan-critical-development-constraints

Bhutan’s Labour Market: Towards Gainful Employment for All. Ministry of Labour and Human Resources, RGOB and the World Bank Group. 2016.

http://www.molhr.gov.bt/molhr/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Bhutans-Labor-Market-Towards-Gainful-Quality-Employment-for-All.pdf

 

 

Youth                        

Two-Stage Child Disability Study: Bhutan 2010-2011. Thimphu, 2011. National Statistics Bureau and UNICEF Bhutan.

http://www.nsb.gov.bt/publication/files/pub9er1152un.pdf

Sexual and Reproductive Health of Adolescents and Youth in Bhutan. Monograph No. 7, 2015. National Statistics Bureau.

http://bhutan.unfpa.org/sites/default/files/pub-pdf/SRH%20of%20Youths%20and%20Adolescents%20in%20Bhutan.pdf

Investing in the Early Years, For Every Child in Bhutan. Annual Report 2016. UNICEF Bhutan Country Office.

https://www.unicef.org/infobycountry/files/UNICEFAnnualReport_FINAL.pdf

Concluding Observations on the Combined Third to Fifth Periodic Reports of Bhutan. Committee on the Child Rights Convention. June 2017.

http://www.refworld.org/publisher,CRC,CONCOBSERVATIONS,BTN,59c90e9c4,0.html

 

 

Education                                        

Ministry of Education Annual Education Statistics Page

http://www.education.gov.bt/statistic

Ministry of Education Policy Papers Page

http://www.education.gov.bt/policy

Ministry of Education Annual Reports Page

http://www.education.gov.bt/reports

Annual Education Statistics 2016. Ministry of Education, RGOB.

http://www.education.gov.bt/documents/10180/12664/Annual+Education+Statistics+2016.pdf/8dc6828d-4de3-4e57-bc8c-0f6e9930422e?version=1.0

Bhutan Education Blueprint 2014-2024: Rethinking Education. Ministry of Education, RGOB. 2014.

http://www.education.gov.bt/documents/10180/1237542/Bhutan+Education+Blueprint+2014-2024.pdf/ff25066b-49df-41fc-9cb1-59c98e2f3c8e?version=1.0

 

 

Environment and Climate Change

Performance Audit of Disaster Management. Royal Audit Authority (RAA) of Bhutan. May 2016.

http://www.bhutanaudit.gov.bt/audit-cnt/raa-files/pa-reports/Performance_Audit_Report_on_Disaster_Management.pdf

Midterm Review Report of the GEF Project on Addressing the Risks of Climate-induced Disasters through Enhanced National and Local Capacity for Effective Actions. Prepared by Oxford Policy Management Limited, UK for UNDP-NEC, Thimphu, Bhutan. January 2017.

http://www.nec.gov.bt/napaii/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Bhutan-NAPA2-ProDoc-final.pdf

Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) of the Kingdom of Bhutan. National Environment Commission (NEC), RGOB. 2015.

http://www.nec.gov.bt/nec1/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Bhutan-INDC-20150930.pdf

Draft Concept Note for National Climate Change Policy. National Environment Commission. 7 Feb 2017

http://www.gnhc.gov.bt/en/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/National-Climate-Change-Policy-Concept-Note.pdf

NEC Publications Page

http://www.nec.gov.bt/nec1/index.php/publications/

Climate Change Adaptation in Bhutan

http://adaptation-undp.org/explore/bhutan?page=1

RSPN Free Publications Page

http://www.rspnbhutan.org/free-publications/

RSPN Annual Reports Page

http://www.rspnbhutan.org/annual-reports/

 

 

Agriculture                                                                

Review of Agriculture Policy by Natural Resources and Environment Committee. Report to the 18th Session of the National Council.

http://www.nationalcouncil.bt/assets/uploads/files/Report%20to%20the%2018th%20Session%20(final%20)%20Agri%20policy-%2022nd%20Nov%202016.pdf

Agricultural Sustainability in Bhutan: A Perspective in The Druk Journal. Summer Edition 2017. Adrian von Bernstorff and Farmer Sangay.

http://drukjournal.bt/agricultural-sustainability-in-bhutan-a-perspective/

Druk Journal Articles Page

http://drukjournal.bt/journal-issues/

Climate Change Impacts in Bhutan: Challenges and Opportunities for the Agricultural Sector. Working Paper No. 191. CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS). Parker L; Guerten N; Thi Nguyen T 2017. Wageningen, The Netherlands.

https://ccafs.cgiar.org/publications/climate-change-impacts-bhutan-challenges-and-opportunities-agricultural-sector#.WdtKI49OLIU

 

Disability

Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices(KAP) Study on Children with Disabilities

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