2015 GNH Conference

 International Conference on Gross National Happiness, ‘From GNH Philosophy to Praxis and Policy’

4-6 Nov 2015 – Paro, Bhutan

Registration is now closed

1. Participants who are not able to secure flight tickets for DrukAir and Bhutan Airlines from Kathmandu, Kolkata, Delhi, and Bangkok can kindly request for assistance from the Centre by filling up the following form and sending it to Conference Coordinator at gortshompa07@gmail.com:

Name Country Port of embarkation Incoming date Outgoing date

2. We would like to inform the speakers for the conference that the Centre has now stopped receiving the abstracts.

3. We would like to request international participants who have registered for the conference to reconfirm your participation and start booking your flights. There are only two airlines in Bhutan and November is a peak tourist season. 

4. Participants coming on their own expense are kindly requested to get in touch with the Conference Coordinator if there is need for any help in booking rooms or transportation for the conference. Please email the following details to the conference coordinator by specifying your need for help:

Name Affiliation Email Country Type of Assistance required (Specify whether accommodation or transportation or both)

5. The conference will be from 4-6 November 2015. The optional programme that was planned to be held on 3 November 2015 is now cancelled.


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