The UN in Bhutan organized the 2nd Half day workshop on Access to Finance for CSOs titled Workshop on financing CSOs in Bhutan, on 4 December 2017, 9:30 – 13:00. Workshop objectives were to introduce development finance and general idea of development finance landscape in Bhutan and to have a discussion on funding challenges that Bhutanese CSOs face through peer learning group activity. 20 officers from 15 CSOs attended the workshop and had a good peer to peer discussion on resource mobilization challenges.
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
The Prime Minister of Bhutan launches nature-based products The Honourable Prime Minister, Lyonchen Dasho Tshering Tobgay launched nine nature-based products today at the Taj Tashi, Thimphu. The products were anti-wrinkle cream, massage balm, liniment, massage oil, perfume, soaps, and hand sanitizer to support sustainable rural livelihoods. Speaking at the launch, the Honourable Prime Minister said, […]Read More
The United Nations, led by the World Food Programme in collaboration with the Department of Disaster Management, Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs, organized a three-day Earthquake Preparedness Simulation in Thimphu. The main purpose of the simulation was to stress-test the current set-up of practical procedures for responding to a disaster between the key […]Read More
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