The ideas emerging from a significant change in thinking about development has led to the concept of sustainable development which is also the focus of the UN Bhutan’s work with the Government and the people in Bhutan. UNESCO’s Man and Biosphere developed a scientific network of local sites that are experimenting with sustainable development at the level of a landscape. There are now almost 700 biosphere reserves in the world. In South and Central Asia, there are 44. The Royal Botanical Park has been identified as a proposed site for Bhutan’s first biosphere reserve. The 9th meeting of the South and Central Asia Man and Biosphere Network is taking place in Thimphu.
Topic: Youth Matters in Development Host: Dr. Karma Phuntsho is the founder of Loden Foundation, a development organization that promotes education and entrepreneurship in Bhutan as well as the Shejun Agency for Bhutan’s Cultural Documentation and Research. Speaker: Aum Dorji Ohm is the Executive Director of Bhutan Youth Development Fund. She is also the […]Read More
International Experience from National Colleagues The Good, The Bad and The Ugly In recognizing that many national staff working for the United Nations in Bhutan are keen on pursuing international assignment to enhance their career, the Resident Coordinator’s Office took the opportunity to invite two UN national staff who have been on […]Read More
Speaker : Michael Peil Michael Peil presently serves as the Vice Dean and an Associate Professor of Law at Jigme Singye Wangchuck School of Law, where he teaches International Law and Tort Law. He and his family have lived in Bhutan since 2013. Host: Dr. Karma Phuntsho Lopen (Dr) Karma Phuntsho is the President of Loden Foundation.He has a M.St and D.Phil in Oriental Studies at Balliol College, Oxford. He was a researcher at CNRS, Paris and the Spalding Fellow for Comparative Religion at Clare Hall, Cambridge University. Date: 9 May Venue: UN House, Kawajangsa Time: 4:00 to 5:30 pm Register Here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/bhutan-dialogues-law-is-a-story-we-tell-each-other-in-the-dark-tickets-60740999966 Website: https://www.bhutandialogues.bt Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BhutanDialoguesRead More
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