Saamdu Chetri On Gross National Happiness [Melbourne]
Saamdu Chetri On Gross National Happiness [Melbourne]

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Tuesday June 20, 2017
6:30 PM


Clemenger Auditorium, NGV
180 St Kilda Road
Melbourne, Victoria

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Dave Childs & Cheryl Sandilands

Language/ Cultural Consultant


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“Today, GNH has come to mean so many things to so many people but to me it signifies simply – development with values. Thus for my nation today GNH is the bridge between the fundamental values of kindness, equality and humanity.”

– His Majesty Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, King of Bhutan

What is happiness? What level of material wealth do we need to flourish? What are the implications of governing a nation based on a philosophy of happiness, rather than traditional economic measures?


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