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26 Giugno 2020

Bhutan

UNITED NATIONS AGENCIES COMMIT USD 1.17M IN SUPPORT FOR BHUTAN

The United Nations (UN) agencies in Bhutan have committed USD 1.17 million (M) to support the government in addressing issues related to the Covid-19 pandemic.UN Resident Coordinator, Gerald Daly, extended the support during his meeting with Foreign Minister Dr Tandi Dorji on June 15.According to a press release from the ministry, the commitment comes from the Secretary General’s UN Covid-19 response and recovery fund, that aims to support responses to the pandemic and the joint Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) fund, which will fund activities to accelerate progress towards achieving the SDGs. The programme supports the continuity of education and those whose livelihoods in the tourism and agriculture sectors are at risk.The joint SDG fund would support the government to create strategies to increase and make effective use of investments to manage the impact of the Covid-19 crisis, respond to climate change threats, and advance Bhutan’s ambitious sustainable development agenda. (ICE NEW DELHI)


Fonte notizia: Kuensel Online