Mr. Achim Steiner meets UN Country Team

Mr. Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator and UN Under-secretary General met with the United Nations Country Team in Bhutan today. Mr. Achim Steiner is in Bhutan to Co-chair the 14th Round Table Meeting (RTM), which is the highest forum for policy dialogue between Bhutan and its development partners. The RTM is organized by the Royal Government of Bhutan, in collaboration with the United Nations System in Bhutan. #14RTM #unctbhutan

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Social Media: Emerging Patterns & Discourses

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