Mailing 3 / 20 (Click here for full version)

November 2020

  • Welcome Addresses by the new Ambassadors in Geneva and Delhi
  • 27 March 2021: General Assembly 2021
  • Big Response for the SSB Window Loden Foundation Fall Call 2020
  • The Red Flower Rice from Bhutan arrived 
  • COVID-19 Test Kits for Bhutan donated by the Swiss Government
  • “Chidrel Tawaa” – A Publication about Bhutan’s Foreign Relations 2020
  • Films from Bhutan online!
  • Tourism in Bhutan will never be the same - An Inverview with DG Tourism Council Dorji Dhradhul
  • Keeping Connected while Staying Apart: Social Media and Lockdown in Thimphu By Dolma Choden Roder (Royal Thimphu College) 19.11.2020
  • Postponed Events

 

Special Mailing 4.8.2020: Foundation Day of SSB (full version)

August 2020

 

Mailing 2 / 20 (Click here for full version)

July 2020

Special Mailing April 2020: Solidarity with Bhutan in Times of COVID-19 (full version)

April 2020

  • SSB Call for Donations till 4.5.2020
    • Project 1: Supply of medical overalls and masks
    • Project 2: Loden-UNDP Bhutan Covid-19 Response Fund
    • Project 3: HM’s Kidu Relief Fund for COVID-19
  • Letter freom Dr. Karma Phunthso (President Loden Foundation)
  • Our Friends from Bhutan telling their stories about the impact of COVID-19
  • COVID-19 News from Bhutan
    • Translation of His Majesty’s Address to the Nation, 10th April 2020
    • Press Release of HE the Prime Minister (April 11, 2020)
    • From Coronavirus to Corona Victory (April 6, 2020 - Kuensel)
    • Anxious wait for Bhutan for lifesaving medical equipment and supplies with raging global demand (April 4, 2020 - The Bhutanese)
    • COVID-19 Situation Bhutan 17.4.2020

 

SSB-Mailing 1 / 2020 (Click for full version)

April 2020

October 2019 Mailing 3/19 (full version)

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July 2019 Mailing 2/19 (full version)

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Focus Newsletter 2019 > Link

HYDROPOWER IN BHUTAN

Content:

  • EDITORIAL (Dieter Zürcher)
  • HYDROPOWER IN BHUTAN: LIGHTS AND SHADOWS (Dr Günter Fischer)
  • INTERVIEW WITH HIS EXCELLENCY LYONPO LOKNATH SHARMA, MINISTER FOR ECONOMIC AFFAIRS
  • MANGDECHHU PROJECT AND EXPORT TARIFF ISSUES (Sangay Chophel)
  • THE FUTURE OF BHUTAN-INDIAN ELECTRICITY TRADE (Himanshu Takkar)

 

April 2019 Mailing 1/19 > Link

Content:
  • Looking back at the General Assembly 2019
  • SSB supports Loden Foundation
  • Next Events
  • 2020: Celebrating 20 years Society Switzerland - Bhutan
  • Miscellaneous

 

Focus Newsletter 2017

FILM MAKING IN BHUTAN

Newsletter August 2017 pdf - 3.7 MB

 

December 2016 Issue

content:

  • News from SSB: General Assembly 2017: new date / Dr. Otto Stern resigns as editor of the SSB Newsletter / The new newsletter with key topics / Bhutan Film Days January 27th – 29th, 2017, Ethnographic Museum University of Zurich: A unique opportunity to see films of emerging filmmakers from Bhutan / New SSB Members 
  • Obituaries: In memoriam Küngolt Menzi-Baumann / An immense loss for Bhutan:

    Dasho Pema Wangchuk passed away 

  • Visitors from Bhutan in Switzerland: Two Bhutanese visitors from the KGUMSB to get acquainted with General Medicine in Switzerland

  • Thank you very much HELVETAS Namgyel! 

  • News from BSS: Bhutan-Switzerland Society elects new Board members 

  • Activities of SSB Members: 8th meeting of the European-Bhutan Societies in Greece

  • György Hetényi: "History books help geophysics to describe big Bhutan earthquake in 1714"

  • Benedetta Dini: "Swiss researchers on the tracks of rockslides in the Himalaya of Bhutan"

  • Alain Dössegger : "My secondment to the Bhutan Olympic Committee (BOC)"

  • Interview by Otto Stern: "Werner Baumann (62) – 30 years ago as a Veterinarian in Bhutan"

> Newsletter December 2016 pdf - 4.9 MB

 

June 2016 Issue

content:

  • News from SSB: General Assembly 2016 / Three new SSB Board members / Annual SSB Excursion / Graduation at International School Schaffhausen / Up-coming Events / Pre-Announcement: Bhutan Film Days January 27th – 29th 2017 in Zurich / Invitation of the SSB Board to Geneva / New SSB Members / Bhutan at the Film Festival Locarno August 3 -13, 2016 / A Farewell to a Grand Old Lady of the Zurich Elephant Group
  • Visitors from Bhutan in Switzerland: Chief Justice of Bhutan visits Switzerland
  • A very enthusiastic and successful Swiss training workshop of six Bhutanese firefighters during two weeks in Zürich
  • News from BSS: Summary of the findings of the School evaluation on support to Kaktong & Tradijong Primary Schools, Zhemgang Dzongkhag
  • Lyonpo Dr Kinzang Dorji: «Sustainable social and economic development at the grassroots level in Bhutan needs very active local Civil Society Organisations (CSO)»
  • Activities of SSB Members: Wangdue Phodrang Dzong Reconstruction Project - Aspects of cultural heritage and safety / Mountains and Earthquakes – Fieldwork and results of two geophysics projects in Bhutan / Archery in Bhutan – Update
  • Meeting Point

> Newsletter June 2016 pdf - 2.8 MB / pdf - 5.5 MB

 

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