The UN family led by the Resident Coordinator joins His Excellency the Prime Minister, representatives from the government and international organizations to observe the “Zero Waste Hour” by cleaning the area around the Takin Preserve Zoo in Sangaygang.
The “Zero Waste Hour” was launched by Her Majesty, the Gyaltsuen, on 2 June as an initiative to instill behaviour change towards proper waste management and practice sustainable consumption lifestyle leading towards safe, healthy and clean environment.
The day will be observed for one hour every 2nd day of the month.
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.Read More
The Prime Minister of Bhutan launches nature-based products The Honourable Prime Minister, Lyonchen Dasho Tshering Tobgay launched nine nature-based products today at the Taj Tashi, Thimphu. The products were anti-wrinkle cream, massage balm, liniment, massage oil, perfume, soaps, and hand sanitizer to support sustainable rural livelihoods. Speaking at the launch, the Honourable Prime Minister said, […]Read More
UN staff attended a one-day Leadership Development Program for Women. The workshop was designed to prepare UN women staff in all stages of their careers and align to the most relevant competencies for female leaders.Read More
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