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2017 Executive Board Meeting and General Assembly

Election Commissioner Ugyen Chewang and the Head of AFD Thinley Jamtsho is attending the 2017 Executive Board Meeting and General Assembly of the Association of Asian Election Authorities (AAEA) in Philippines. The meeting is hosted by the Commission of Elections, Philippines under the theme "Gender Mainstreaming and Social Inclusiveness in Elections". The meeting

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Achievement and Strengths of Democracy

A one day International Seminar on "Achievement and Strengths of Democracy" was organized by Bhutan Democracy Dialogue (BDD) at Hotel Taj, Thimphu, yesterday. The seminar was had presentations on how the democracy is functioning and the achievements and challenges faced by JoMPOPS of Nepal, Myanmar and DIPD Denmark.

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LEP Retreat Programme

After the successful conduction of the Second Local Government Elections 2016, to further enhanced and improved the electoral process accordingly, the Election Commission of Bhutan conducted "The Learning From Experience Programme (LEP)" of LG Elections 2016 with various stakeholders to collect their feedback and recommendations from field experience. Heads of Department and

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9th Local Government Chairperson’s Conference

On the 9th Local Government Chairperson's Conference-Towards Greater Decentralization & Participatory Governance, the Election Commission of Bhutan was represented by Dasho Deki Pema, Hon'ble Election Commissioner of Bhutan. Speaking to the Local Leaders, Hon'ble Election Commissioner highlighted the importance of role of Local Governments in building Democracy. Hon'ble Election Commissioner also discussed

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Appointment of HOD

The Chief Election Commissioner of Bhutan appointed the former Head of the Department of Electoral Registration & Delimitation, Sonam Tobgyal as the new Head of Department of Election, former Head of the Department of Election, Phub Dorji as the new Head of the Department of Civic & Electoral Training and

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Training on Dzongkha Development

A team of  Supporting Staff from the Dzongkhag Election Offices and the Election Commission of Bhutan are on Training on Dzongkha Development in Dungkhag Conference Hall of Phuentshogling.   The training duration if from 05th of Dec 2016 to 07th of Dec 2016, and the team will be trained on topics like Dzongkha

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Public Advisory

The general public are advised that,as notified vide letter No:ECB/NOTIF-01/2016/647 dated 5th of October 2016, the Poll Day for the re-Election in the 13 Local Government Demkhongs with tied results and the re-Poll in Atola Chiwog, Thangrong Gewog of Monggar Dzongkhag will be on 21st of October 2016. All the valid Postal

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Training on Mapping, GIS operations and Fundamentals as Election Management tools.

  A team of 15 officials from the Dzongkhag Election Offices and the Election Commission of Bhutan are in Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands for training on Mapping, GIS operations and Fundamentals as Election Management tools. They will also be visiting the Electoral Council, The Netherlands’ Cadastre, Land Registry, Statistical Bureau and

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FOR COMMENTS

The Election Commission of Bhutan is pleased to share this DRAFT “Guidelines for Administration and Management of Support and Assistance provided to Registered Political Parties in the Kingdom of Bhutan for their Institutional Strengthening and Capacity Building, 2014”.   Kindly send in your valuable comments to tshewangp@gmail.com for incorporation to be adopted

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Opening Statement of the Chief Election Commissioner of Bhutan

Election Commission of Bhutan       Opening Statement of the Chief Election Commissioner of Bhutan         Seminar on Lessons Learnt from the Study Tour to Denmark by Political Parties of Bhutan 25th of July 2014   Honoured Dignitaries, Members of diplomatic corps, Representative of International and Bilateral Offices, Members of Parliament, Members of Political Parties, Members of

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For Comments

FOR COMMENTS: The Election Commission of Bhutan has prepared this document on “Political Participation” incorporating feedback received during Learning from Experience Programme workshops carried out in 2013. Please send your feedback to: dawaten@hotmail.com   Draft copies of the documents are shared with key stakeholders, for further comments. The same is placed herewith

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Ability Bhutan Society

To, All Officials of Election Commission of Bhutan.   The Ability Bhutan Society (ABS) will be observing the World Autism Awareness Day 2014 on 2nd of April at the Clock Tower commencing at 4:30 pm.   All officials of the Election Commission of Bhutan are cordially invited to join in the Celebration.   With regards     (Kunzang Wangdi) Chairperson  

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Key Note Address of Dasho Kunzang Wangdi

Keynote Address of Dasho Kunzang Wangdi, Chief Guest at the International Democracy Day 2013 at Paro College of Education, Royal University of Bhutan, Paro   (Sunday the 15th of September 2013)   Her Excellency Aum Christina Carlson, UN Resident Coordinator for UN Systems and Resident Representative, UNDP, Bhutan.   Hon’ble Vice Chancellor Dasho Pema Thinley,   Hon’ble

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Keynote Speech

Keynote Speech on the Occasion of Issue of Certificate of Election to Honourable Elected Members of Parliament to National Assembly   19th July 2013   Tashi Delek and warm welcome to all honourable Member of Parliament elects who are present here today to receive the Certificate of Election following the successful conduct of the

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Tender Inviting Quotation

The Election Commission of Bhutan is pleased to invite sealed quotation from the licensed suppliers for the supply of the following items: Stationery Items Election Materials Annual Maintenance of Pool Vehicles Catering Hire of Vehicles and Office Furniture   Documents containing detailed requirements/ specifications will be available for sale on payment of Nu. 300.00 each (non-refundable)  from the

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