Rooting Out Corruption

Bhutan’s journey has been special so far. We have made great strides in our development. We have successfully demonstrated our abilities to design a unique development paradigm that counters mainstream development models. Our living culture and tradition are pretty much intact despite increasing consumerism and exposure to modern, foreign cultures and values. Our environment is […]

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Save the Media!

The role of media in a democracy is important. This is generally the accepted mainstream thinking. And this thinking often finds overly loud expression and emphasis in conversations on democracy, transparency, and accountability. Every important institution within the democratic framework – political parties, bureaucracy, civil society, and even the judiciary accept and profess that media […]

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Bhutan’s Development Journey – The Way Forward

The 14th Round Table Meeting (RTM), a public discourse forum for international development partners, government, policymakers, and civil society organizations, successfully concluded this week. Some 50 multilateral and bilateral agencies congregated in the capital to delve deeper into Bhutan’s development process, reflect on the successes and challenges, and craft the way forward. The meeting of […]

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