On the passing of the 7th Secretary General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan, on 18 August 2018, the United Nations family in Bhutan would like to express our deepest condolences to his family members.
We thank the Royal Government of Bhutan for initiating the lighting of a thousand butter-lamps at the Tashichho Dzong on Wednesday, 22 August.
The United Nations is opening a Book of Condolences for all well-wishers at the UN House in Kawangjangsa, Thimphu until 24 August.
We are deeply saddened by the loss of a true global leader.
“We need to think of the future and the planet we are going to leave to our children and their children.’
May his soul rest in peace.
On April 10, Lungo one of the most remote settlements in Bhutan opened its early childhood care and development (ECCD) centre. UNICEF and the Ministry of Education inaugurated the centre for more than 15 children of the nomads. “This is the first time that an ECCD has been set-up at such a remote community on a […]Read More
Applications open for BICOB 2018 team. Please send in your applications by April 25. Hurry! The competition will bring together 30 entrepreneurs in the making which includes 20 from Idea Stage and 10 from Startup stage. Three winners from each category will receive a special mention from High School Students’ pool and will be awarded […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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