Acting together to empower children, their families and communities to end poverty

 

The commemoration of October 17 each year demonstrates how we can achieve greater participation by enabling people from all walks of life to come together to respect the human rights and dignity of people living in poverty. The participation of children and young people has always been encouraged and supported as an integral part of October 17 observances at the  United Nations and around the world. This recognizes the important roles children can play by sharing and applying the valuable knowledge they have acquired from their personal daily struggle to overcome poverty.

Recent posts

Launch of ABS Products

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, […]

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It’s World Immunization Week!

Vaccines protect children against disease and death, saving up to 3 million lives every year. In short,#VaccinesWork. Bhutan joins the global community in observing the World Immunization Week April 24-30 – a key global movement held every year to re-focus attention on the importance of vaccination for children. #UNICEFBhutan #ForEveryChild #ProtectedTogether  

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Bhutan presents its UPR

  Bhutan presented its 3rd Universal Periodic Review (UPR) at the UN Human Rights Council’s Working Group in Geneva, Switzerland.  Bhutan is one of the 14 States to be reviewed. The documents on which the reviews are based are: national report – information provided by the State under review; Information contained in the reports of […]

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