Launch of the SDG 7 Roadmap for Bhutan

The Department of Renewable Energy, Ministry of Economic Affairs in collaboration with UNESCAP launched the SDG 7 Roadmap for Bhutan on 30th May 2022. The event was graced by the Hon’ble Minister, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Executive Secretary of UNESCAP and UN Resident Coordinator, Bhutan in a hybrid mode. The SDG 7 Roadmap provides a pathway for Bhutan to “Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all”. The Roadmap also presents a range of opportunities to achieve the Goal 7 targets while improving energy security, maintaining or deepening Bhutan’s carbon-negative status, and improving the health of its citizens through reduced indoor air pollution.
The Ministry extends its appreciation to all the stakeholders for the support rendered in development of the Roadmap.