International Day of UN Peacekeepers

 

 

The International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, 29 May, offers a chance to pay tribute to the uniformed and civilians personnel’s invaluable contribution to the work of the Organization and to honour more than 3,800 peacekeepers who have lost their lives serving under the UN flag since 1948, including 98 last year. Bhutan is ranked number 90 out of 124 troop and police contributing countries. Bhutan currently deploys a total of 25 uniformed personnel, including 3 females, to 9 peacekeeping missions.

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Sherubtse College launches UN Club

Sherubtse College started the “Sherubtse United Nations Club.” The club held it’s first meeting on 29 April. The UN club aims at giving opportunities for students to participate in simulations of meetings held and issues discussed by United Nations. The club elected two new coordinators on the foundation day and has 16 registered members.

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First ever Bhutan Women Parliamentary Caucus launched

The political and legislative representation of women in Bhutan marked yet another milestone with the launch of the Bhutan Women Parliamentary Caucus which is a multi-stakeholder, multi-party, non-partisan and inclusive platform to unite and strengthen the voice and visibility of women advocates for gender equality in all spheres of development policies and laws. This is […]

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International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

    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!  

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