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.

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International Experience from National Colleagues

  International Experience from National Colleagues   The Good, The Bad and The Ugly   In recognizing that many national staff working for the United Nations in Bhutan are keen on pursuing international assignment to enhance their career, the Resident Coordinator’s Office took the opportunity to invite two UN national staff who have been on […]

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International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

    THE SECRETARY-GENERAL’s MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY  OF THE WORLD’S INDIGENOUS PEOPLES (9 August 2018)   Indigenous peoples have a profound spiritual connection to their lands and resources.  Yet, increasingly, indigenous persons are migrating within their countries and across international borders.  The reasons are complex and varied.  Some are subject to displacement or relocation without […]

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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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