The Royal Institute for Governance and Strategic Studies in Phuentsholing is pleased to announce that Mr. Jonathan FP Rose, author of the book “The Well-Tempered City” will be giving a talk at the 23rd RIGSS Friday Forum on 9th November 2018 at the Royal Banquet Hall in Thimphu. The talk will begin at 5.30 PM.
Mr. Rose is one of America’s leading thinkers on the integration of environmental, social and economic solutions to issues facing cities today, and his work has focused on creating more environmentally, socially and economically resilient and equitable cities.
Those interested to attend the lecture are invited to register online at www.rigss.bt/reg/2. Seats will be allotted on first-come-first-served basis.
The Royal Institute for Governance and Strategic Studies in Phuentsholing is pleased to announce that “The 3rd RIGSS Dialogue” will be held at the institute on 10th October 2018 from 6 pm. Professor Michael S. Strano from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology will be in conversation with the RIGSS Director, Zimpon Wom Chewang Rinzin on “Light Emitting Plants”, one of the latest scientific creations initiated by MIT researchers.
Professor Strano has been listed in Popular Science’s “Brilliant 10” in 2009 and amongst the “world’s most influential scientific minds” in 2016.
All interested to attend the dialogue are requested to register online at www.rigss.bt/reg/1
RIGSS is pleased to announce the names of the 26 candidates selected for the Seventh Young Professionals Leadership Program (YPLP-7). Selected candidates will receive a “Letter of Offer” from the Institute soon. In case a selected candidate is not able to participate, he/she is required to inform the course coordinator, Ms. Thinlay Zangmo immediately through email or phone call (firstname.lastname@example.org or 17700020), and the slot will be given to a standby candidate chosen as per merit. The Institute would like to thank all the applicants for showing interest in its program, and look forward to your participation in the future too.
Selected Candidates (in alphabetical order of their names) :