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His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 78th Birthday celebrated in Brussels

Brussels 10 July, 2013: On the evening of July 10, the Office of Tibet, Brussels held a reception at the Albert Hall complex near the European Union headquarters to celebrate the 78th birthday of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. The reception was attended by members of European […]

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TIBET’s Environment, DENUDING DEGRADING & DEPOPULATING

DENUDING DEGRADING & DEPOPULATING Jointly hosted by MEPs Hassi, Mann and Geringer de Oedenberg. Keynote speaker Mr Tenzin Norbu, Director, Environment and Development Desk, Central Tibetan Administration.

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Tibet’s Environment

11 June 2013, Brussels, The European Parliament’s Tibet Intergroup will be holding its 97th meeting by hosting a conference on the state of Tibet’s environment. Click here for pdf  

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DIIR Kalon Addresses European Economic and Social Committee

April 20, 2013 9:22 am Kalon Dicki Chhoyang addressing the swearing-in ceremony of Mr Henri Malosse, the newly-elected president of the European Economic and Social Committee of the European Union in Brussels on 18 April 2013/Photo credit @EU2013 BRUSSELS: Kalon Dicki Chhoyang, Kalon for Department of Information […]

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Seminar on Tibet hosted in the European Parliament for the third consecutive year

April 11, 2013 2:23 pm From left to right : MEP Leonidas Donskis, Ms. Katia Buffetrille, MEP Kristiina Ojuland, Representative Ngodup Dorjee and Mr. Roy Strider (Photo : OOT, Brussels) Brussels, 10 April 2013 : On the initiatives of Estonian MEP Kristiina Ojuland and Lithuanian MEP Leonidas […]

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EU human rights strategy must include a Special Representative for Tibet: MEP

December 14, 2012 1:15 pm BRUSSELS: A member of European Parliament has called on the European Union to appoint a Special EU Representative on Tibet to reaffirm its strategy to support human rights and democracy. The EU should prove its dedication to the policy of peaceful dialogue […]

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Declaration by the High Representative, Catherine Ashton, on behalf of the European Union on Tibetan self-immolations

Brussels, 14 December 2012 17831/12 PRESSE 535 Declaration by the High Representative, Catherine Ashton, on behalf of the European Union on Tibetan self-immolations The EU is profoundly saddened by the increasing number of Tibetans committing self-immolation, many of them young people. We are concerned by the restrictions […]

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EU Human Rights Strategy must include a Special Representative for Tibet

13/12/2012 The EU should prove its dedication to the policy of peaceful dialogue and support for human rights and democracy with a strong and consistent EU strategy for human rights. MEP Leonidas Donskis The EU should prove its dedication to the policy of peaceful dialogue and support […]

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UN Urges China to Urgently Address Longstanding Grievances of Tibetans

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay on Friday urged Chinese authorities to promptly address the longstanding grievances that have led to an alarming escalation in desperate forms of protest, including self-immolations, in Tibetan areas. UN Human Rights Commissioner, Navi Pillay | File photo The […]

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Swiss Government Expresses Concern Over Situation in Tibet

September 21, 2012 3:36 pm DHARAMSHALA: The Swiss government expressed its concern over the situation in Tibet when members of the Parliamentary Group on Tibet raised during the question hour in the Parliament on 12 September, the Swiss Tibetan Friendship Association said. The members of the Swiss […]

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