This year, the UN has identified the theme of International Youth Day 2019 as “Transforming education”, highlighting efforts to make education more inclusive and accessible for all youth, including efforts by youth themselves.
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 […]Read More
Read by Mr. Gerald Daly, UN Resident Coordinator I would be grateful for A moment of silence for all the people who recently lost their lives in the air crash in Ethiopia and the families they leave behind. “Today, GNH has come to mean so many things to so many people but to […]Read More
Despite the lush greenery that surrounds Ngarpongtang village in Thangrong, Bhutan, until recently, it was impossible to grow vegetables there. “I used to have to go to other villages to exchange pinewood for vegetables,” says Wangdi, a 54-year-old farmer. “We couldn’t get vegetables to grow here.” Water was a scarce resource in this […]Read More
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