The United Nations Sustainable Development Partnership Framework 2019 – 2023 (UNSDPF) was signed today, between the Royal Government of Bhutan (RGoB) and the United Nations System in Bhutan. Through this Framework, both parties have committed to engage in a strategic partnership to improve lives of the people of Bhutan and to ensure that no one is left behind. The total resource allocation for the UNSDPF 2019 – 2023 cycle is estimated at USD 120 million, a 40 percent increase in the allocation compared to the current 2014 – 2018 cycle.
The UN System in Bhutan will work closely with all stakeholders to support the RGoB in realizing the 12th Five-year Plan objectives and goals and the Sustainable Development Goals. The UNSDPF becomes effective on 01 January 2019 and it will formally be launched next month, together with the Gross National Happiness Commission.
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 […]Read More
The United Nations Technology Bank for the Least Developed Countries, the United Nations in Bhutan and Faculty of Nursing and Public Health launched the Digital Access to Research (DAR) today. The Technology Bank aims “to strengthen the science, technology and innovation capabilities of the world’s least developed countries, so that they are no longer […]Read More
World Food Programme (WFP) in partnership with the Department of Trade, Ministry of Economic Affairs conducted a food safety & quality management training for private traders, retailers, wholesalers and enterprises dealing in essential food items in Phuentsholing & Thimphu. The sessions were delivered through a hybrid learning model comprising of theory, online module as […]Read More
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