What is GNH?

What is GNH? a Keynote Speech delivered on 21.6.2005 by Jigmi Y. Thinley,  Minister of Home and Cultural Affairs, Bhutan at the 2nd International Conference on GNH, Halifax, Canada.  Gross National Happiness, as the guiding philosophy of Bhutan’s development process, was pronounced by His Majesty King Jigme Singye Wangchuck, soon after his enthronement in 1972. Over the decades, many … Read moreWhat is GNH?

How Can the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Contribute to Gross National Happiness

How Can the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Contribute to Gross National Happiness by Phuntsok Rabten It is the 1st Prize winning essay of the ‘Essay Competition on Gross National Happiness and Human Rights’ organized by the Centre for Bhutan Studies and the UN System in Bhutan to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Universal … Read moreHow Can the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Contribute to Gross National Happiness

Bhutan’s National Bibliography

Bhutan’s National Bibliography – compiled by Dorji Penjore Bhutan’s National Bibliography is a simple compilation of information based on the Harvard System or author date system, where author’s name (surname) is written first, followed by year of publication, title of book, place of publication, and publisher’s name. The entries are listed in alphabetical index of … Read moreBhutan’s National Bibliography

Globalisation: the Argument of Our Time

Globalisation: the Argument of Our Time Except for one, all articles in this book are taken from the website of openDemocracy : http://www.opendemocracy.net Dr. Susan Richards, Director of openDemocarcy has kindly granted the permission to publish these articles. This volume would considerably enhance knowledge and discussion on globalization in Bhutan. Since this is the first … Read moreGlobalisation: the Argument of Our Time