The GNH Youth Leadership Programme

The GNH Youth Leadership Programme -an annual event based on leadership and mindfulness exploration which kicked off in Thimphu on 20 January 2017, ended on 31 January

2017 at Karmaling in Lhamoizhingkha under Dagana Dzongkhag.

Kinley from College of Science and Technology said, ” This wonderful 10 day journey on GNH Youth Leadership will always be one of the best programmes. I now can integrate the values of GNH in all the fields.”

“The network of good people and power of sharing and interdependence touched me the most. I will implement the values of GNH to my best”, said Jamyang Choden from Gaeddu college of business studies.

Tshering Choden from Jigme Namgyel Engineering College said, ” I have truly learnt that mindfulness is the source of happiness.”

The programme deepened the practical understanding; how we can cultivate GNH in living practices along with compassion and wisdom to our personal lives and the communities we live in. The 10 day programme with 30 college youths under Royal University of Bhutan along with 10 youths from Karmaling also focussed on the values of sharing,family,friendship,deep connections with all forms of lives, discover new ideas, among many.

The goal of the programme was to transform the young citizens as mindful responsible and effective GNH leaders of Bhutan and bring societal changes at a time of ecological,economical,societal and leadership crisis.

The participants travelled to the south, Lhamoizhingkha under Dagana Dzongkhag on 22 January 2017.