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STATEMENT BY H.E DASHO TSHERING TOBGAY PRIME MINISTER OF BHUTAN AT THE SIDE EVENT ON USING THE MULTIDIMENSIONAL POVERTY INDEX TO TRACK PROGRESS IN THE SDGS

STATEMENT BY H.E DASHO TSHERING TOBGAY
PRIME MINISTER OF BHUTAN AT THE SIDE EVENT ON
USING THE MULTIDIMENSIONAL POVERTY INDEX TO

TRACK PROGRESS IN THE SDGS

1100 hrs to 1300 hrs, 19th September 2017, Conference Room 2,

UN New York

Excellencies,
Distinguished Delegates.
In the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs, we have made a firm commitment to eradicate poverty and advance sustainable development.
SDG 1 takes on this challenge head on: to end poverty in all its forms everywhere. Using the Multidimensional Poverty Index to track progress on the SDGs is not just useful but it is critical. Therefore, I thank the President of Honduras and the Multidimensional Poverty Network, and Dr. Sabina, Director, OPHI for organizing this important event.


Hon’ble Prime Minister’s statement at the launch of South Asia Satellite (G-SAT9) by Government of India – Joint video conference of the SAARC Leaders held on 5 May 2017

Your Excellencies,

The launch of the South Asia Satellite today is an historic moment for the world. It is historic because this is the first time that a country has launched a satellite for the free use of its neighbors. The launch of this satellite is an impressive milestone in the history of the world; one that ushers in a new era of regional cooperation.

I congratulate the government and the people of India for successfully launching this important satellite, and would like to offer my thanks to their visionary leader, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, for dedicating it for the common progress of all our countries in the South Asia region.


MoE – Informing Children of the New Global Goals

MoE - Informing Children of the New Global Goals

Lyonpo Mingbo Dukpa, the Hon’ble Sherig Lyonpo presided over the launch of the world’s largest lesson entitled “Informing Children of ...

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UNICEF Regional Director calls on PM

UNICEF Regional Director calls on PM

Ms. Karin Hulshof, UNICEF Regional Director for South Asia paid a courtesy call on Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay this afternoon at ...

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PM signs Performance Agreements with Wangdue and Trongsa Dzongdags

PM signs Performance Agreements with Wangdue and Trongsa Dzongdags

The Prime Minister Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay has travelled to Wangdue Phodrang and Trongsa Dzongkhags today. Upon reaching the dzongkhags, Lyonchhen and ...

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PM meets the Singaporean Minister

The Prime Minister Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay today met with H.E. Mr. Lawrence Wong, Acting Minister for Culture, Community and Youth ...

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Speeches of HPM