High-Level Briefing on Social Media and Emerging Technologies in the New Normal For the Honorable Secretaries and Executives

In an effort to build the capacities of government officials and policymakers of the Royal Government on Social Media for Development and Use of Emerging Technologies for Governance and development, the Ministry of Information and Communications (MoIC) in partnership with the Asia and Pacific Training Centre for ICT for Development (APCICT/ESCAP) co-organized the virtual High-Level Briefing on “Social Media and Emerging Technologies in the New normal” today.


The Briefing had the following objectives:

• Increase awareness of government leaders and policymakers on emerging digital technologies and the role of social media for promoting governance and development;
• Enhance understanding of the implications for national policy and program formulation emerging from the role of social media in promoting governance and development;
• Increase understanding of enabling policy environment for digital transformation

The event is organized, inspired by His Majesty’s Kasho for Civil Service Reform and the future of our Education System. The briefing focused on what His Majesty mentions as “Creating a Knowledge-based and a Tech-Driven economy.”

98 participants including Hon’ble Dasho Secretaries, Ambassadors, Executives, and Dasho Dzongdas participated virtually through the zoom platform.

To access the presentation deck  click on the link below;