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Conversation Videos: Bhutanese Youth -Their Aspirations, Concerns, and Mandate

News & Announcements , The 14th issue of The Druk Journal was released with 17 articles on the theme Bhutanese Youth โ€“ Their Aspirations, Concerns, and Mandate. As with each edition of the journal, an accompanying Suja & Dzow Conversation was held on 30th November with close to 30 participants to deliberate on...

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  

Conversation Videos: Urban Bhutan – the Story

ConversationNews & AnnouncementsUncategorized , The first Druk Journal conversation for the latest issue ‘Urban Bhutan – the Story’ saw three speakers who contributed to the journal speak about the rapid urbanisation of Thimphu, failure of implementing the Thimphu Structure Plan, the need for community participation in the development process, and the need for...

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...

Conversation Videos: Bhutan in the Age of Technology

ConversationNews & Announcements , The second Druk Journal Conversation on Bhutan in the Age of Technology had three speakers who contributed to the journal speak about Bhutan’s national ICT policy, ICT in education and DHI’s initiatives to grow the national ICT initiatives. Check out the speaker presentations here: Jigme Tenzing: https://bit.ly/36PoVi5 Ujjwal Deep...

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...