UN Bhutan welcomes new Resident Coordinator


Staff members of United Nations agencies in Bhutan received the new UN Resident Coordinator, Mr. Gerald Daly, at the Paro International Airport this morning. For the past years, Gerald served as Policy Adviser and Team Leader of Programme, Joint Funding and Business Operations in the UN Development Group (2011-2017). His focus areas included ensuring cross-UN […]

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UNDP Bhutan invites National Consultants with Project Preparation and Programming Expertise

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Position: Project Preparation and Programming Expert-National Consultant Duration: 25 working days (Until 10th March 2017) UNDP Bhutan invites proposals from local qualified and experienced consultants to undertake the following tasks: 1) Assessment of gaps and implementation constraints for GEF/LDCF project. 2) Design multi criteria/tool to review resource allocation. 3) Review and revise GEF Tracking Tools […]

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UN SG calls for an inclusive world embracing all humanity’s diversity


Following is UN Secretary-General’s Ban Ki-moon’s message on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, observed on 3 December: Ten years ago this month, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. One of the most widely ratified international human rights instruments, with 169 Parties, the Convention has […]

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Michel Sidibé, Executive Director of UNAIDS, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations

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Today, we commemorate World AIDS Day—we stand in solidarity with the 78 million people who have become infected with HIV and remember the 35 million who have died from AIDS-related illnesses since the first cases of HIV were reported. The world has committed to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030 as part of the Sustainable […]

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Australia joins UN to restore water treatment plant in Gelephu


November 25, 2016: Australia today, committed a total of AUD 100,000 to the United Nations, to support the Royal Government’s reconstruction efforts of the Gelephu Thromde water treatment plant, which was severely damaged by the devastating flooding in July. AUD 100, 000 (USD 73,947) will be channeled through the United Nations Development Programme to support […]

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