Bhutan’s Renewable Energy Roadmap intends to strengthen existing institutional environment and provide strategic direction to the government to develop renewable energy during the 12th Plan and beyond. More specifically, the RE Roadmap has been framed to achieve the RE development goals of the Royal Government of Bhutan (RGoB), underlined in periodic plans and RE policy documents. Top priorities include: energy security; reduction in trade deficit; reduction in GHG emission; conservation of forest; improvement of living standards of rural population through reduction in indoor air pollution, and better space heating/cooling and productive end uses. The roadmap will cover the period up to year 2030, which has been divided into four time slots: 2017, 2020, 2025 and 2030 to look into the demand and supply scenario.
The United Nations call for applications for the UN Youth Climate Summit, to be held at UN Headquarters on 21 September, and that the UN is offering 100+ “Green Tickets” for young climate activists, innovators, entrepreneurs and change-makers to attend the event. Interested youth must apply by 19 July: www.un.org/en/climatechange/youth-summit.shtmlRead More
The UN Bhutan together with Australian Himalayan Foundation (AHF), Bhutan Foundation and the Civil Society Organization Authority organized an executive training program targeted towards CEOs/Executive Directors and Senior Management who are responsible for funds mobilization on in November 2018 in Bhutan. The topic covered during the course were: Strategic Planning Great-partnerships-how to identify […]Read More
World Population Day seeks to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues, established as the Day the world population reached 5 Billion on 11 July 1987. It is the most important day in the UNFPA calendar, taking on extra significance this year when we mark the 50th anniversary of UNFPA’s founding, […]Read More
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