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.
The UN Resident Coordinator in Bhutan, Gerald Daly, met with the Executive Director of UNFPA, Dr. Natalia Kanem at the Data Literary Workshop held in Bangkok, Thailand from May 23-25. Also seen in the photograph is National Programme Officer of UNFPA in Bhutan, Dechen Chime, National Coordinator of UN Women in Bhutan, Rinzi Pem, and […]Read More
The UN Resident Coordinators Office with the Australian Himalayan Foundation are pleased to present this outline of the executive training programme which will be presented to a group of CSOs from May 20 to 30, 2018 in Bhutan. Please find the complete brochure here. Click CSO workshop brochureRead More
THE SECRETARY-GENERAL’s MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE WORLD’S INDIGENOUS PEOPLES (9 August 2018) Indigenous peoples have a profound spiritual connection to their lands and resources. Yet, increasingly, indigenous persons are migrating within their countries and across international borders. The reasons are complex and varied. Some are subject to displacement or relocation without […]Read More
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