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Press Release – The Druk Journal Conversation on Local Government

News & Announcements , PRESS RELEASE The Druk Journal Conversation on Local Government Venue: Hotel Osel Date: 6th December, 2022 Time: 9:30AM – 11:00AM The Druk Journal contributes to Bhutanโ€™s growth as a democracy and as a modern nation. It is a vibrant public space in which we encourage our contributors to expand...

16th Druk Journal issue on Local Government is out Now

News & Announcements , The 16th Druk Journal issue on Local Government โ€“ Critical for Democratic Governance is out Now. Fifteen articles by local and international writers present critical views on different aspects of emerging political intricacy in Bhutanese politics. If you require any further information please email to bcmd@bcmd.bt

Creative non-fiction writing workshop

News & Announcements , October 14-17th, 2022 Award-winning journalist and best-selling author, Eric Weiner, is leading a workshop for Bhutanese writers interested in learning the craft of creative non-fiction writing! This workshop is meant for persons who have already tried non-fiction writing. It is intended to continue building a cohort of thought leaders...

The Druk Journal, Bhutan After the COVID-19 Crisis

News & Announcements , Weโ€™re excited to announce the title of the latest issue of The Druk Journal, ๐๐ก๐ฎ๐ญ๐š๐ง ๐€๐Ÿ๐ญ๐ž๐ซ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐‚๐Ž๐•๐ˆ๐ƒ-๐Ÿ๐Ÿ— ๐‚๐ซ๐ข๐ฌ๐ข๐ฌ. This issue of the journal captures some of the innovative brainstormings and prompts that are being shared with national planners and implementers including the government. Experts, thinkers and decision-makers ask...

Spring Issue 2021 Coming Soon

News & AnnouncementsUncategorized , Dear Readers, Followers and Subscribers, The upcoming issue of the Druk Journal is in the works and we hope youโ€™re as excited about this issue as we are! If you’re interested in receiving regular issues, please subscribe to The Druk Journal by contacting us at bcmd@bcmd.bt  

Future of Urban Development

News & Announcements , Editorial piece by The Kuensel Newspaper following the Druk Journal Conversation on Urbanisation in Bhutan In a cold afternoon early this week, a small group of Bhutanese thinkers, writers, planners and builders gathered at the Nazhoen Pelri Complex in Thimphu. It was a low-key event but the purpose of...

Urban Bhutan – the Story Published

News & Announcements , Dear Readers, Followers, Subscribers, We are delighted to inform you that our new issue, “Urban bhutan – the Story” has been published and will be distributed to the bookstores soon. If you are a subscriber of the journal, you’ll be receiving your publication soon via post. Articles from the...

New The Druk Journal Issue Coming Soon

News & Announcements , The 11th The Druk Journal issue themed, “Bhutan in the Age of Technology” will be out by early April. This issue will look at how Bhutan is doing in terms of using technology to deliver its public service and educating and preparing our children for the age of technology....

Youth Matters โ€“ A Conversation in Paro

News & Announcements , It is not even a town. It is a small settlement in Paro that you usually drive through in about three minutes. But at night the scene changes. You donโ€™t want to be on the wrong side of groups of youth who have had one too many drinks, smoked...

Report on the 3rd Druk Journal Conversation and Release of the 3rd Issue of the Journal

News & Announcements , The third issue of the Druk Journal, carrying the theme Bhutan and Modernity: Responding to Change, was released on 14th September 2016 at the third in the series of the Druk Journal Conversations in Thimphu. The event brought together 42 participants from the media, civil society, academia, political parties,...

Youth Matters (Call for Writers for the 4th Issue of the Druk Journal)

News & Announcements , The future of Bhutan lies in the hands of the Bhutanese youth. Does it? At a recent Druk Journal Conversation one participant argued that the future is decided by todayโ€™s leaders who make decisions that decide the future. And youth have no say in these decisions. However, the fact...