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  • 16 Jan 2014
    Making Elections Better in Bhutan

    The United Nations Development Programme, supported the LEP in drawing lessons from the 2013 elections to help improve processes and procedures in the electoral system, and to improve management of future elections.

  • 20 Dec 2013
    UNDP and Development Partners commit to meet Bhutan’s National Priorities

    Bhutan, the United Nations Development Programme, and a range of development partners committed to reduce poverty, strengthen the economy, and sustainably develop infrastructure, at the recent 12th Round Table Meeting in Thimphu.

  • 12 Dec 2013
    Christina Carlson: Statement at Bhutan's 12th Round Table Meeting

  • 12 Dec 2013
    Development Partners Commit to Meet National Priorities of 11th Five Year Plan

    The United Nations pledged its support to help Bhutan meet its challenges over the next five years through the new One UN Programme, 2014-2018.

  • 11 Dec 2013
    Haoliang Xu: Statement at the 12th Round Table Meeting for Bhutan’s Development Partners

  • 11 Dec 2013
    Promoting youth employment is a development priority

    The Millennium Development Goals Acceleration Framework (MAF) Report on Youth and the Uniting for Youth Bhutan website were both launched at a special session of the 12th Round Table Meeting in Thimphu today.

  • 09 Dec 2013
    Sixth Annual Country Programme Board (CPB) Meeting

    The CPB meeting co-hosted by the Gross National Happiness Commission and the UN System in Bhutan will examine major accomplishments, and look at how the next Bhutan One Programme can improve governance and better the lives of the people of Bhutan.

  • 09 Dec 2013
    Aligning Development Aid to Meet National Priorities

    Bhutan, the United Nations Development Programme, and a host of development partners will explore how to best meet the country’s economic and social priorities, at the 12th Round Table Meeting, in Thimphu on 11-12 December.

  • 01 Dec 2013
    “Getting to Zero – Together we are greater than AIDS”

    United Nations System in Bhutan joins the global community in general and Bhutan in particular in commemorating this important international world AIDS with the theme “Getting to Zero – Together we are greater than AIDS - Gearing towards elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV”.

  • 25 Nov 2013
    Empowering Bhutan’s feminine local leaders on mediation skills

    25 November, Phuentsholing - Over 60 women leaders from across Bhutan attended two week mediation training on the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). Led by the Bhutan National Legal Institute (BNLI) the workshop was organized to arm women with required mediation skills and techniques for effective interventions when disputes arose in their communities. The training was held in Phuentsholing.

  • 25 Nov 2013
    COMMIT, ACT, DEMAND: Unite to end violence against women

    25 November, Phuentsholing - Initiated by the UN and in partnership with RENEW, the 2013 campaign on International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (IDEVAW) was observed to highlight issues relevant to preventing and ending violence against women and girls in Phuentsholing.

  • 20 Nov 2013
    Consultation on National Action Plan for Women’s Political Equality

    Paro, 20 November 2013 – UNDP with the National Commission of Women and Children (NCWC) will hold a consultation on the National Action Plan for Women’s Political Equality in Paro to prioritize socio-legal protection of women, economic empowerment and gender equality from 21-22 November. This effort is translated through gender mainstreaming efforts at legal and policy interventions and advocacy and awareness programs supported by UNDP Bhutan.

  • 20 Nov 2013
    Strategic interventions for Bhutan’s unemployed youth

    Thimphu, 20 November 2013 – UNDP with the Ministry of Labor and Human Resources (MoLHR) held the MDG Acceleration Framework (MAF) workshop in the capital to prioritize interventions for addressing youth unemployment in Bhutan. The workshop validated bottlenecks and prioritized strategic interventions on the action plan to address youth unemployment in the country.

  • 19 Nov 2013
    Consultation on National Action Plan for Women’s Political Equality

    Paro, 19 November 2013 – UNDP with the National Commission of Women and Children (NCWC) will hold a consultation on the National Action Plan for Women’s Political Equality in Paro to prioritize socio-legal protection of women, economic empowerment and gender equality during 21-22 November.

  • 18 Nov 2013
    Strategic interventions for Bhutan’s unemployed youth

    Thimphu, 18 November 2013 – UNDP with the Ministry of Labor and Human Resources (MoLHR) will be organizing the MDG Acceleration Framework (MAF) workshop at Hotel Migmar to prioritize interventions for addressing youth unemployment in Bhutan.

  • 15 Nov 2013
    Consultation meeting for assessment on strengthening the role of civil society and media in Bhutan

    15 November, Thimphu – UNDP is undertaking an assessment to prepare for future programming with civil society and media in Bhutan. A series of workshops, surveys and consultations will be carried out in November to assess the strengths and constraints for civil society and media to promote people’s participation in democratic processes, public dialogue and discourse in Bhutan.

  • 29 Oct 2013
    National Knowledge Workshop on the development of the National Entrepreneurship Strategy

    As we gather here today to discuss and deliberate further on the formulation of National Entrepreneurship Strategy for Bhutan, I would like to urge everyone to take this opportunity to share knowledge and experiences on the role of entrepreneurship development in stimulating growth and development in Bhutan.

  • 24 Oct 2013
    Commemorating UN Day in Bhutan

    United Nations Day is a chance to recognize the organization’s contributions to peace and common progress. The day is important to reflect on what has been achieved and what more can be done for a better world.

  • 07 Oct 2013
    UNDP Orientation for Bhutan’s new Parliament

    Over two days, UNDP facilitated sessions in the government’s orientation programme for National Council and National Assembly members. A half-day session was held with National Council members on 3rd October 2013, and a two-hour session with National Assembly members on 7th October 2013.

  • 17 Sep 2013
    Bhutanese women leaders take on mediation training

    With support from UN Women and UNDP, the Bhutan National Legal Institute (BNLI) is conducting a two-week mediation training for 61 women local leaders from eleven dzongkhags in Paro.