The United Nations call for applications for the UN Youth Climate Summit, to be held at UN Headquarters on 21 September, and that the UN is offering 100+ “Green Tickets” for young climate activists, innovators, entrepreneurs and change-makers to attend the event.
Interested youth must apply by 19 July: www.un.org/en/climatechange/youth-summit.shtml
ATTENTION FILM MAKERS
The 2019 SDGs in Action Film Festival is now open!
Coordinated by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs’ Division for SDGs, the Festival seeks short films that highlight how people and organizations around the world are taking action for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
Entries will be accepted in the following categories for 2019:
• Protecting our planet
• Reducing inequalities
• Building peace
• Ensuring quality education and jobs
• Young Filmmaker (24 years old or younger)
• SDGs in Virtual Reality/360 degrees (films 2 minutes or less)
The top video in each category will be shown at the SDGs in Action Film Festival in July 2019 at or near UN Headquarters in New York, with the filmmakers invited to attend and participate in Festival-related activities. Entries will be accepted here through 26 April:
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Bhutan is pleased to announce the vacancy for Marketing/ Value Chain Specialist.
Please follow the link for more details:
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 Nations in Bhutan, is the highest forum for policy dialogue. It provides an opportunity to deepen understanding and partnerships through sharing of development experiences including successes, challenges and future priorities.
“Enhancing Happiness and Sustainable Development through Partnerships” as the theme of the 14th RTM, the forum will;
The Resident Coordinator of UN in Bhutan, Gerald Daly met with the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children (VAC), Marta Santos Pais on May 8 at the UN House. During their bilateral meeting, they discussed on issues related to violence against children and the way forward for Host Governments and the UN to address these issues.
Marta Santos Pais is currently in Bhutan to attend the 8th Cross-Regional High-Level Round Table on the Prevention and Elimination of Violence against Children. This will build on the recommendations from previous meetings, particularly those on advancing progress towards reaching the VAC-related targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
The upcoming sessions of the High-Level Political Forum1 (HLPF) will provide a strategic milestone to accelerate further progress towards a world free from VAC.
The UN Resident Coordinators Office with the Australian Himalayan Foundation are pleased to present this outline of the executive training programme which will be presented to a group of CSOs from May 20 to 30, 2018 in Bhutan. Please find the complete brochure here. Click CSO workshop brochure
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:
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
Applications open for BICOB 2018 team. Please send in your applications by April 25. Hurry! The competition will bring together 30 entrepreneurs in the making which includes 20 from Idea Stage and 10 from Startup stage. Three winners from each category will receive a special mention from High School Students’ pool and will be awarded cash prizes. What’s more? Top 30 entries will get the opportunity to undergo boost camp; a place where ideas and startups would get transformed to become its best versions. Don’t wait! Hurry!
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BICOB2018 team #TTPL #MoLHR #youthcolab #lodenfondation #UNDPBhutan
If you are not aware or haven’t heard about it? You are not late! Business Idea Competition of Bhutan (BICOB) 2018; an awareness program just started with two institutes in Thimphu and ended with Royal Thimphu College from April 3 to April 18.
After visiting schools and Technical Training Insitutes across Punakha #DarshidingHSS #TTIKhuruthang, Haa #JamphelHSS, Paro #YoezerlingHSS, Wangduephodrang #TTISamthang #CNREDPtrainees and Thimphu #TTIThimphu #NatonalInstituteforZorigChusum, it brings out a sense of massive battle of ideas in #BICOB2018. Why wait? When you have got one. Let’s give wings to your idea!
BICOB2018 team #TTPL #MoLHR #youthcolab #lodenfoundation #UNDPBhutan