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  • 01 Jan 2013
    UNDP Environment support seeks forward-looking strategies in 2013

    In 2013, the UNDP Energy, Environment and Disaster Management unit will engage in three new major projects in Bhutan, beginning with planning at the policy level for two of these, and moving towards implementation of the third.

  • 04 Dec 2012
    Reducing Risks and Ensuring Preparedness

    Glaciers in Bhutan are receding at a rate of 30-60 meters per decade. The risk of potential disasters inflicted by GLOFs, pose new threats to lives, livelihoods and development.

  • 26 Nov 2012
    In pursuit of full employment

    The forum was prompted by Bhutan's issue of unemployment through the implementation of its 10th Five Year Plan. Addressing unemployment will continue to be emphasized in its next 5 Year Plan and is one of the 16 key results in its upcoming 11th Five Year Plan (2014-2018).

  • 15 Sep 2012
    Democracy Education Understanding Rights and Responsibilities in Bhutan

    The 2012 International Democracy Day (IDD) was appropriately themed "Democracy Education", befitting Bhutan's young democracy of four years. As with any fledgling democratic nation, there is room for improvement in order to transgress into a vibrant democracy.