Topic: Bhutan Climate Action
Host: Dr. Karma Phuntsho (first Bhutanese to receive a D.Phil from Oxford and the first Bhutanese to become an Oxbridge Fellow.He is also the founder of Loden Foundation, a charity to promote education and entrepreneurship in Bhutan as well as the Shejun Agency for Bhutan’s Cultural Documentation and Research.)
Guest Speaker: Mr. Hendrick Visser (has an MSc. In Sustainable Development, Rural Development Management from the Imperial College / University of London, London, UK and an MSc. In Civil Engineering; Management & Organisation, Water Management from the Delft University of Technology, Delft, the Netherlands.)
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 conversation with thought leaders and changemakers 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.
UNDP country office in Thimphu would like to announce the sale of a Toyota Landcruiser with the following details:
|Vehicle registration no.||Date of Purchase||Model/ Make
|3 CD 10
|2006||Toyota Landcruiser (Diesel)||Good running condition|
Interested bidders may send in their bids in a sealed envelope marked as “Bid for Toyota Landcruiser”, addressed to the Procurement unit, UNDP Bhutan, on or before 21st March 2018 (12 noon).
The following terms and conditions apply:
(between 10AM – 12 PM noon) at the UN house premises.
10AM – 5PM
Dasho Kinley Dorji (Why discuss Media and Development?)
Dasho Kinley Dorji is the Editor of the Druk Journal. He has worked in the Bhutanese media for more than three decades, served as Secretary of the Ministry of Information and Communication seven years, and retired in June 2016. As a young pensioner, he plans to write about life around him. Dasho Kinley will be Bhutan Dialogue’s first guest on October 12th, 2017. Dasho Kinley Dorji and Dr. Karma Phuntso will be discussing the topic “Why discuss Media and Development?”
Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay, UN Assistant Secretary General Haoliang Xu, and the Foreign Affairs minister Damcho Dorji launched the 12th Five Year Plan guideline during the opening of the Round Table Meeting.
United Nations Assistant Secretary General, Haoliang Xu: We gather to celebrate Bhutan’s development successes, consider its challenges, and reflect on our respective roles in supporting the sustainable development of Bhutan. I am struck by his humility and his dedication to people centered-development. I recall one quotation of His Majesty’s that I came across in preparation for today. He said “the world must progress together, or fail together.”