CSOA Secretariat briefs Hon'ble Nangsid Lyonpo and HRFRC of National Assembly of Bhutan

October 11, 2021 456 Views

As part of MoHCA's overall breifing the CSOA Secretariat has briefed the incoming Hon'ble Nangsid Lyonpo on CSOA and CSO Sector at the Secretariat Office on 8/10/2021. Similarly, the Secretariat also briefed the Human Rights and Foreign Relations Commitee (HRFRC) of National Assembly of Bhutan at Lhenzomkhang on 11/10/2021. The briefing to HRFRC was a prelude to the indepth and comprehensi...

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CSOA approves formal registraion of Financial Institutions Association of Bhutan (FIAB)

September 21, 2021 511 Views

The 34th Authority Meeting convened on 7th September 2021 has approved the formal registration of Financial Institutions Association of Bhutan (FIAB) as a CSO. FIAB is an Mutual Benefit Organization. A Certificate of Registration will be issued to the newly registered CSO at an apprpriate time. The total number of registered CSOs now stands at fifty-four (54).   For CSOA ...

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New Chairperson of the Authority elected

September 8, 2021 359 Views

Mr. Phuntsho Wangdi, Director, Directorate of Services, Ministry of Finance was unanimously elected as the new Chairperson of the Authority during the 34th Authority Meeting convened on 7th September 2021. He is the newly appointed Member to the Authority from Ministry of Finance. Chaired by the newly elected Chairperson the 34th Authority Meeting deliberated on the four new CSO applications an...

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34th Authority Meeting

August 20, 2021 499 Views

With the appointment of Mr. Phuntsho Wangdi, Director, Directorare of Services, Ministry of Finance and election of Ms.Chencho Lhamu (PhD), Executive Director, Bhutan Centre for Media & Democracy (BCMD) as incoming Authority Members, the 34th Authority Meeting is scheduled in the first week of September 2021. The said meeting will be preceded by a brief orientation to the incoming members and ...

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CSOA Secretariat in-house workshop

June 21, 2021 947 Views

An in-house workshop for the CSOA Secretariat staff was successfully conducted from 16th  - 19th June 2021 at Dewachen Resort, Phobjikha. During the 4-day workshop the pariticipants came up with a draft Standard Operatiing Procedure (SOP) on Compliance and Inquiry and also revisited and revised the unendorsed comprehensive version of SOP on new CSO Registration Procedures. The draft SOPs w...

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