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.
During the Annual Country Programme Board meeting, the United Nations in Bhutan launched the United Nations Sustainable Development Partnership Framework (UNSDPF) for Bhutan for 2019-2023. The UNSDPF articulates the collective vision of the UN system in Bhutan for 2019-2023.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
(First workshop of the Task Force of the National Environment Commission of Bhutan for the revision of the National Environment Strategy) “When we look at the future, we see the world in a state of ominous uncertainty. Human activities have led to imbalance in nature and ecological shifts that cause growing problems like climate […]Read More
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