The ideas emerging from a significant change in thinking about development has led to the concept of sustainable development which is also the focus of the UN Bhutan’s work with the Government and the people in Bhutan. UNESCO’s Man and Biosphere developed a scientific network of local sites that are experimenting with sustainable development at the level of a landscape. There are now almost 700 biosphere reserves in the world. In South and Central Asia, there are 44. The Royal Botanical Park has been identified as a proposed site for Bhutan’s first biosphere reserve. The 9th meeting of the South and Central Asia Man and Biosphere Network is taking place in Thimphu.
This United Nations Sustainable Development Framework (UNSDPF) articulates the collective vision of the UN system in Bhutan for 2019-2023. Achieving Agenda 2030 and graduating from the Least Developed Country (LDC) category in a sustainable manner requires continued partnership between the Royal Government of Bhutan, its development partners, key stakeholders, as well as between UN agencies. […]Read More
Picture Courtesy: Kuensel The Ministry of Health (MoH) conducted an evacuation drill in collaboration with WHO Country Office and the UN office on 30 July. The drill was a part of the Health Emergency and Disaster Contingency Plan 2016, which mandates the need to conduct mock or evacuation drills in health facilities including the […]Read More
Breaking the silence is the FIRST step to transforming the culture of gender-based violence. It’s time to SPEAK UP and BREAK the cycle of ABUSE!Read More
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