On April 10, Lungo one of the most remote settlements in Bhutan opened its early childhood care and development (ECCD) centre.
UNICEF and the Ministry of Education inaugurated the centre for more than 15 children of the nomads. “This is the first time that an ECCD has been set-up at such a remote community on a high altitude,” a press release from UNICEF states.
The United Nations Resident Coordinator and members of the UN Country Team today, met with the Ambassadors of EU Member States and briefed the delegation on the work of the UN in Bhutan. The delegation, led by H.E. Mr. Tomasz Kozlowski, EU Ambassador to India and Bhutan, are in Bhutan on their Joint Annual Visit.Read More
Experts say judgment is ‘tipping point’ that opens the door to climate crisis claims for protection It is unlawful for governments to return people to countries where their lives might be threatened by the climate crisis, a landmark ruling by the United Nations human rights committee has found. The judgment – which is the first of its kind […]Read More
In nearly 25 years, we have seen more girls move from dreaming to achieving. More girls today are attending and completing school, fewer are getting married or becoming mothers while still children, and more are gaining the skills they need to excel in the future world of work. Girls are breaking boundaries and […]Read More
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