Empowering youth to build child-friendly LG

Most of the young people at the first youth summit in Tsirang called for an integrated youth service centre in Damphu Town. According to...

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GNH-based planning for LGs

Local leaders and residents of nine gewogs in Thimphu and Paro successfully participated in a series of capacity-building workshops, and developed plans using the...

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Media Literate LG for Well-informed Societies

  To help local government (LG) leaders use social media productively and be smart consumers, 26 LG leaders from 12 gewogs in Tsirang attended...

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Equipping Local Leaders with Media Literacy Skills

From initiating developmental activities to providing various public services, local leaders play a vital role in disseminating information to the people in their gewogs....

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Bhutanese economy should move from resource-driven to productivity-driven

With only hydropower dictating the economy of the country, Bhutanese economy is facing the risk of becoming a mono-line economy, according to United Nations Department...

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MDL for the Hearing Impaired

January 14, 2022 With the conviction to create equal access to education,  the Bhutan Centre for Media and Democracy launched literary resources for the hearing impaired....

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BCMD Launches Toolkit to Involve Citizens in Decision-Making

October 28, 2021 To infuse local planning processes with the voices of the citizens, the Bhutan Centre for Media and Democracy launched a participatory...

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International Youth Day: Youth Summit- Food Security and Sustainable Consumption

August 14, 2021 Bhutan Centre for media and democracy’s Youth Summit 2021 Riding on the teachable moment presented by the ongoing pandemic, the Youth...

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Bhutan’s Pandemic Success Story Deserves to be Shared with the World

19 March 2021 Assistant Secretary-General, UNDP Assistant Administrator & Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, Kanni Wignaraja talks to Kuensel about her recent...

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Thinkers Say Tough Road Awaits Bhutan’s Economic Recovery

15 October 2020 Bhutan has a tough road post-Covid-19 economic recovery, as India is one of the hardest hit economies. This is according to...

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