PROJECT 1 : GNH YOUTH IN ACTION
ABOUT THE GNH YOUTH IN ACTION INITIATIVE :
Bhutan is a nation of young people, with more than half of the population below the age of 25 years. According to the Statistical Year Book 2016, the nation’s youth population between the ages of 15-29 stands at approximately 218,449.
Like youth elsewhere, the young Bhutanese is also being challenged by uncertainty, unemployment, rural urban migration, social issues like drug abuse, sexual activity, sexual orientation and more recently an alarming rate of suicide. Unfortunately, the traditional education system provides limited options for the younger generation who are facing global problems. Therefore, there is a need for a transformation and positive change by the youth for the youth.
The GNH Centre Bhutan proposes the GNH Youth in Action Initiatives ( as part of our mandate, to provide a space of learning for these young citizens. The initiative will manifest some core mandates of the GNHCB;
The GNH Youth in Action Initiatives will be conducted mainly to promote the following programmes:
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