Bhutan Dialogues


Bhutan Dialogues aims to invigorate development thinking in Bhutan and challenge experts and practitioners to deliberate on serious issues of development. This is an open space for critical and dynamic conversations with thought leaders and change-makers drawing upon their expertise, achievements and inspiration. Its objective is to refine our ideas and the pursuit of progress, and to align national goals with the global agenda.

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Role of Central Bank in Development

Speaker : Yangchen Tshogyel

Ms. Yangchen Tshogyel was appointed as the Deputy Governor of RMA in

September 2016. Prior to her appointment as the Deputy Governor, she

served as the Director of the Research and Statistics Department. She has

a Master’s degree in Public Policy, with specialization in Economic Policy

from the Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.

Host: Dr. Karma Phuntsho

The Founder and President of Loden Foundation, a development organization

that promotes education, social entrepreneurship and Bhutan’s culture and tradition

as well as the Shejun Agency for Bhutan’s Cultural Documentation and Research.

Add on session by Kiran Subedi:  National Project Coordinator, International

Trade Centre

Kiran serves as a National Project Coordinator at the International Trade Centre, Thimphu,

Bhutan. He is responsible for coordination and management of the 4 million euros

EU- Bhutan Trade Support Project that aims to increase and diversity export of Bhutanese

products. Prior to joining ITC he served as a Deputy Chief Agriculture Officer in Department

of Agriculture under Ministry of Agriculture and Forests.

DATE: 12 September 2019

VENUE: UN House, Kawajangsa, Thimphu

TIME: 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm


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