World Water Day

In recent times, studies show that the Himalayas are getting warmer. Bhutan is located in the Himalayas where temperature and precipitation has seen a change because of climate change. The impact of climate change on water resources of Bhutan is felt more by women, given that rural women have more responsibility of household chores and taking care of children.

Recent posts

Development Partners’ Group (DPG) Meeting

The UN Development Partners’ Group met at the UN House on April 26. During the meeting, three presentations were made on Safe System Approach to Human Wildlife Conflict by WWF, UNDP Small Grants Programme Opportunities and Bhutan’s Voluntary National Review by GNHC. Please find the PDF of the presentations below: Safe System (WWF) SGP (GEF) […]

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Earthquake Preparedness Simulation

  The United Nations, led by the World Food Programme in collaboration with the Department of Disaster Management, Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs, organized a three-day Earthquake Preparedness Simulation in Thimphu. The main purpose of the simulation was to stress-test the current set-up of practical procedures for responding to a disaster between the key […]

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Remembering the Third Druk Gyalpo

  The United Nations in Bhutan would like to join the nation in celebrating His Majesty the Third Druk Gyalpo, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck’s birth anniversary. His Majesty started the planned development process in 1961 and guided Bhutan’s membership in the United Nations in 1971, ensuring the kingdom a place in the international community. #thirddrukgyalpo #47yearsinbhutan #deliveringresultstogether

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