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GA / PLENARY WRAP 1

In his address to the United Nations (UN) General Assembly, the Prime Minister of Bhutan, Jigmi Y. Thinley, today (28 September) said, "Deep in our hearts, we know that our very survival on this fragile planet is under threat". Yet, he added that "we share no common vision and fail to think and act in [...]

28 Sep 2012 | Read More »

UN / BHUTAN HAPPINESS WRAP

Prime Minister of Bhutan Jigme Thinley said today that due to the growing frequency of natural and man made calamities, the world is now “more amenable” to the concept of Gross National Happiness, an indicator that measures quality of life as opposed to economic activity to determine a nation’s well-being. UNTV

29 Mar 2012 | Read More »

BHUTAN / GLACIAL DANGER

Dowchu Dukpa, an engineer at the Bhutanese Ministry of Geology and Mines, races against time to save Bhutan’s villages from the growing danger of a Glacial Lake Outburst Flood. UNTV

24 Apr 2010 | Read More »

NEPAL / BHUTAN REFUGEES

You can’t work, study or live freely in the land of your forefathers – and you can’t return to the land of your birth. That’s the sad predicament facing more than 100,000 people in refugee camps in Nepal, who are desperate to return to nearby Bhutan. UNTV / ROCKHOPPER.TV

29 Aug 2009 | Read More »

 

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