World Water Day

Bhutan rates the highest in water availability in the region, however, access to water resources still remain an issue. Majority of the water resources flow through small streams and rivers located at the bottom of the gorges and ravines while human settlements and farmlands lay in upper slopes and hilltops. The irony of water scarcity in the face of plenty is thus not new to Bhutan.

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UNDP Administrator to co-chair 14th RTM with the Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Royal Government of Bhutan

The UNDP Administrator, Achim Steiner, will be in the country to co-chair the 14th Round Table Meeting (RTM) with the Lyonpo Dr. Tandin Dorji, Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Royal Government of Bhutan which will take place in Thimphu from 12-14 March 2019. The RTM, organized by the Royal Government and in collaboration with United […]

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Data Literacy Workshop

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 […]

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Ethics Leadership Month

The UN staff attended a short session on ethics by the Anti-Corruption Commission at the UN House today. The UN in Bhutan is currently observing the Ethics Leadership Month (October) through dedicated learning events to help staff members reflect and dialogue on ethics.

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