To understand ground realities, the UN Resident Coordinator visited three Eastern Dzongkhags, namely Trashigang, Pemagatshel and Samdrup Jongkhar. The dialogue between the RC and stakeholders about key issues will ensure that the 26 UN agencies working in Bhutan responds to the needs of the people.
The RC visited projects of UN agencies such as IFAD, UNDP, UNFPA and UNICEF to meet farmers and youth groups. The RC also met with senior government officials and leaders of CSOs.
The focus of such discussions was finding new ways to support self reliance and ensuring that no-one is left behind.
Mr. Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator and UN Under-secretary General met with the United Nations Country Team in Bhutan today. Mr. Achim Steiner is in Bhutan to Co-chair the 14th Round Table Meeting (RTM), which is the highest forum for policy dialogue between Bhutan and its development partners. The RTM is organized by the Royal Government […]Read More
UN commits to ensure sustainable graduation …would continue its partnership even after graduation By Tshering Dorji (Kuensel Issue: July 30) To ensure sustainable graduation from the category of least developed countries, Bhutan must focus on self-reliance. However, the UN system in Bhutan will continue its assistance and renew its role even after […]Read More
The Global Sustainable Development Report 2019 themed “The Future is Now: Science for Achieving Sustainable Development” was launched yesterday. This report was requested by all countries to evaluate the progress on the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda and is the first of its kind since the landmark Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted four years […]Read More
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