The United Nations Sustainable Development Partnership Framework 2019 – 2023 (UNSDPF) was signed today, between the Royal Government of Bhutan (RGoB) and the United Nations System in Bhutan. Through this Framework, both parties have committed to engage in a strategic partnership to improve lives of the people of Bhutan and to ensure that no one is left behind. The total resource allocation for the UNSDPF 2019 – 2023 cycle is estimated at USD 120 million, a 40 percent increase in the allocation compared to the current 2014 – 2018 cycle.
The UN System in Bhutan will work closely with all stakeholders to support the RGoB in realizing the 12th Five-year Plan objectives and goals and the Sustainable Development Goals. The UNSDPF becomes effective on 01 January 2019 and it will formally be launched next month, together with the Gross National Happiness Commission.
Our work should equip the next generation of women to outdo us in every field. This is the legacy we will leave behind,” unquote. Rupi Kaur. Celebrating International Women’s Day.Read More
Students from Mothithang Higher Secondary School paid a visit to the UN House today to learn about the greening initiative inside the UN House compound. The UN House was constructed in 2013 over an area of 6151.22 square meters. Some of the greening initiatives undertaken at the UN House are as follows: 1. Solar GRID […]Read More
The Prime Minister of Bhutan launches nature-based products The Honourable Prime Minister, Lyonchen Dasho Tshering Tobgay launched nine nature-based products today at the Taj Tashi, Thimphu. The products were anti-wrinkle cream, massage balm, liniment, massage oil, perfume, soaps, and hand sanitizer to support sustainable rural livelihoods. Speaking at the launch, the Honourable Prime Minister said, […]Read More
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