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Gender Responsive Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) implementation in Bhutan

The Royal Government of Bhutan and United Nations Development Programme Bhutan signed the project Gender Responsive Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) implementation in Bhutan on 4th January…  


Bhutan steps up efforts to remain carbon neutral in the transport sector

UNDP is supporting Bhutan in its efforts to transition to electric vehicles to cut down on fossil fuel emissions. The initiative aims to have 300 taxi operators trade in their fossil-fueled vehicles…  


Forging Stronger Partnerships for a Prosperous Bhutan

UNDP Administrator and UN Under-Secretary General, Achim Steiner, who is in Bhutan, acknowledged the long-standing partnership between Bhutan and the United Nations.  


UNDP presents His Majesty the King of Bhutan a Special Award of Recognition

UNDP today presented a Special Recognition Award to His Majesty King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, of Bhutan, for his leadership in advancing human development and the wellbeing of Bhutanese people.  


Bhutan and UNDP mark more than 40 years of Partnership

The United Nations Development Programme Administrator and UN Under-Secretary General, Achim Steiner, who is in Bhutan, acknowledged the long-standing partnership between Bhutan and the United…  


Human Development Advances as Democracy Progresses in Bhutan

Bhutan’s growing democracy has helped advance development, with an independent judiciary, a vigorous parliamentary structure, an accountable and transparent government, and an emerging civil society,…  


Launch of the Violence Against Women and Girls Study Report

International Woman’s Day is observed to celebrate women and acknowledge the accomplishments made towards gender equality. Today also presents an opportunity for all of us to renew our commitment to…  


Statement on International Women’s Day

Women and girls are impatient for change, and it’s easy to understand why. Women still earn only 77 cents for every dollar men earn for the same work. Women account for just 24 percent of…  


UNDP Administrator to Co-chair Round Table Meeting with Foreign Minister

The UNDP Administrator, Achim Steiner, will be in the country to co-chair the 14th Round Table Meeting with the Lyonpo Dr. Tandin Dorji, Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Royal Government of…  


UNDP Hosts its First Youth National Dialogue

UNDP in collaboration with local partners, hosted the first ever Youth Co:Lab National Dialogue as part of the broader Youth Co:Lab, the UNDP and Citi Foundation Asia-Pacific youth entrepreneurship…  

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