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Calls for 2019 UNESCO-JAPAN Prize on Education for Sustainable Development is now open

The 2019 call for nominations is now open for UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development. Funded by the Government of Japan, the UNESCO-Japan Prize consists of three annual awards of USD 50,000 for each recipient. The Prize Statutes (Annex II of the letter) can be accessed here. The Prize and award winners recognize the

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BJTF signs MOA with HELVETAS

BJTF signed a Memorandum of Agreement(MOA) with HELVETAS Swiss Inter cooperation on 29 December 2019. With this MOA, HELVETAS will provide funding for a project, to “Support to Civil Society in Bhutan (SCSB)” from the European Union (EU).  

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SAF Chief Trustee attends 14th Round Table Meeting in Bhutan

Madam France Marquet, Chief Trustee, SAF attended the 14th Round Table Meeting (RTM) from 12-14 March 2019 in Thimphu, Bhutan. The RTM is the highest forum for policy dialogue between Bhutan and its development partners. The 14th RTM provides an opportunity for the RGoB to share their development experiences and to apprise the development partners on the

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Courtesy call on Hon’ble Minister of MoLHR

BJTF was granted an audience with Hon’ble Lyonpo,Ministry of Labour and Human Resource

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BHUTANESE STUDENT BESTOWED GOLD MEDAL

Mr Yogesh Dahal was bestowed the prestigious gold medal for his meritorious achievement in masters of Green Energy Technology at the 26th annual convocation at the Pondicherry university held on 15th February 2019. He was declared as the university topper of the 2015-17 batch in his field of study. At the University of Pondicheery, the

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SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT

UNESCO Madanjeet Singh Center of South Asian Journalism (UMCSAJ) at Asian College of Journalism (ACJ), Chennai has invited applications for 1 full scholarship to pursue Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism. For details on the course and institute, please visit https://www.asianmedia.org.in/ Interested candidates should apply to the Executive Director, BJTF, Chang Lam Plaza I, Room 301

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BJTF signs MOU with MoLHR

On 31st December 2018, Bhutan Jamchong Thuendrel Foundation (BJTF) and Ministry of Labour And Human Resources(MoLHR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on facilitation and collaboration in promoting TVET. The main purpose of this is MOU is for the collaboration towards building partnership with TTIs to start  group/individual service delivery businesses  and carry out advocacy

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South Asia Foundation Annual General Meeting 2018

The Chairman of Bhutan Jamchong Thuendrel Foundation, Honorable Lyonpo Sangye Nedup attended the South Asia Foundation(SAF) Annual General Meeting 2018 in Nepal. He also met with Bhutanese students on Madanjeet Scholarship studying undergraduate degree in National College, Nepal.      

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Field Visit to Start Up Center

FROM IDEA TO SUCCESS: THE STARTUP JOURNEY of Druk Craft by Monjit… We all have ideas, but translating those ideas into something tangible -a product or a service- is what separates doers from thinkers. Field Visit by Bhutan Jamchong Thuendrel Foundation Team on 12 Dec 2018.  

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SAF Bhutan Chapter newly registered

SAF Bhutan Chapter newly registered, on 28th February 2018 as Bhutan Jamchong Thuendel Foundation (BJTF) Founder’s Prologue Hon. Lyonpo Sangay Ngedup was the Bhutanese Minister of Education on the occasion of our first meeting at Thimphu. An extremely energetic, efficient and dedicated civil servant, he has since served as Prime Minister of the Kingdom of

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