Focal Point
Hon. Dep. Minister Dasho Paljor J. Dorji
Head National Environment Commision
Side Events at Rio+20

Green economy Practices/Policies/Initiatives in Bhutan
  • Gross National Happiness Index
    Gross National Happiness is a term coined by His Majesty the Fourth King of Bhutan, Jigme Singye Wangchuck in the 1970s. The concept implies that sustainable development should take a holistic approach towards notions of progress and give equal importance to non-economic aspects of wellbeing. The Gross National Happiness Index is a single number index developed from 33 indicators categorized under nine domains. The GNH Index is constructed based upon a robust multidimensional methodology known as the Alkire-Foster method.

National Reports
  • National Report - Bhutan
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