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UN to recognize best development story to promote development journalism

    Dechen Wangmo, Paro Nov 16, 2018 UN Resident Coordinator Gerald Daly   The United Nations in Bhutan will now honour development journalism in the country every year through the Best Development Story Award. The new award would be given at the annual Journalists Association of Bhutan (JAB) Awards. The UN Resident Coordinator, Gerald […]

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Social Media: Emerging Patterns & Discourses

Speaker: Dorji Wangchuk Dorji Wangchuk is currently a researcher, PhD candidate and teaching associate at the University of Macau – with research focus in social media, sociolinguistics and discourse studies. He worked in the Bhutan Broadcasting Service from 1986 to 2006 and then from 2009 to 2013 he served as the Director of Royal Office of the Media under His Majesty the King’s Secretariat. Host: Gerald Daly Gerald Daly  is the Resident Coordinator of the UN in Bhutan . Prior to his appointment as RC for Bhutan, he served as Policy Adviser and Team Leader of Programme, Joint Funding and Business Operations in the UN Development Group. His focus areas included ensuring cross-UN ownership and development of Delivering as One at both strategic and operational levels along with funding/implementation of integrated policy work. Date: Wednesday 10, 2019 Venue: UN House, Kawajangsa, Thimphu Time: 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm ADD ON SESSION by Pema Euden, a Mathematician, and an author Topic: How to Succeed Academically  Pema Euden is the author of Coming Home(2008) and Lomba(2016). She was the youngest author of Bhutan in 2008. Pema graduated with Highest Honors from The University of Texas at El Paso(UTEP)in 2018. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Mathematics.  She was awarded the Academic and Research Excellence Undergraduate student in Mathematics by the College of Science, UTEP. Please click on the link to register https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/bhutan-dialogues-being-the-change-changes-the-being-tickets-62633004001  

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Special Representative of the SC on VAC call on

  The Resident Coordinator of UN in Bhutan, Gerald Daly met with the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children (VAC), Marta Santos Pais on May 8 at the UN House. During their bilateral meeting, they discussed on issues related to violence against children and the way forward for Host Governments and the […]

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