Hi guest, Register | Login | Contact Us
Welcome to Phayul.com - Our News Your Views
Thu 23, May 2019 08:35 PM (IST)
Search:     powered by Google
Photo News
Statements &
Press Releases

Book Reviews
Movie Reviews
News Discussions
News Archives
Download photos from Tibet
 Latest Stories
No meeting was agreed upon between the Dalai Lama and Xi-Jinping in 2014: Dalai Lama's Office
India may have exercised legitimate concern in preventing Dalai Lama-Xi Jinping meet: Ex intelligence official
Video: Day two of His Holiness' interaction with Vietnamese group
CTA staff top the 2020 TSP final selection
Video: Day one of His Holiness' meeting with Vietnamese Group
No takers for 2019 Miss Tibet crown
US Ambassador to China visits Tibet after four years
His Holiness reiterates confidence to live past 110 years
Terror attacks possible on Buddha Purnima, warns Indian intelligence
Xi Jinping agreed to meet the Dalai Lama, reveals book by noted Indian journalist
 Latest Photo News
His Holiness the Dalai Lama is being escorted to the teaching site at Tsuglakhang temple, May 13, 2019. Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
More than a thousand Tibetans, Uyghurs and supporters protest in Paris to denounce China's repression in Tibet. Xi Jinping will be on an official visit to France from Monday. Under a canopy of flags with snow lions, protesters marched from the Trocadero Human Rights Square to the Peace Wall at the other end of the Champ de Mars. 25 March 2019. Phayul photo/Norbu Wangyal
His Holiness the Dalai Lama arrives at Theckchen Choeling temple on the second day of his teachings, McLeod Ganj, Feb. 20, 2019 Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
more photos »
World parliamentarians' group urge G20 leaders to act on Tibet
Phayul[Thursday, June 24, 2010 12:30]
By Tenzin Tsering

Dharamsala, June 24 - Around 133 parliamentarians from 30 different parliaments around the world have called upon the G20 leaders to take a proactive role in resolving the Tibetan crisis.

International Network of Parliamentarians on Tibet (INPaT) was convened last November in Rome during the Fifth World Parliamentarians’ Convention on Tibet which was addressed by the Tibetan leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama. The world parliamentarians’ network held its first meeting on June 2 this year in Brussels and designated the International Campaign for Tibet as the Secretariat for the network.

Penpa Tsering, the Speaker of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile, said, "We believe the establishment of International Network of Parliamentarians on Tibet and its Secretariat has been a good first step undertaken to further strengthen the coordination and network amongst parliamentarian supporters of Tibet so as to ensure concerted efforts for concrete results."

In a letter addressed to the Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, the parliamentarians have sought “the protection and development of the unique Tibetan identity” which it said could be achieved within the “pre-existing principles on autonomy as defined in the Constitution of the People's Republic of China”. G20 leaders meet in Toronto from June 26 to 27 which will be participated among others by Chinese president Hu Jintao.

The Chairman of the Tibet Inter Group in the European Parliament, Matteo Meccaci, said, “It is essential that the G20 leaders take the initiative in convincing China of the necessity to resume negotiations with the Tibetan authorities, on the basis of the Memorandum on Genuine Autonomy presented by the Dalai Lama in 2008.”

INPaT called on China’s international counterparts to remind it in bringing a “durable cooperation” with the Tibetan side, who have proposed ‘meaningful autonomy’ as the best solution for both sides.

On this year’s World Human Rights Day on December 10, INPaT will undertake a global parliamentary initiative in reaction to the grave human rights situation in Tibet. INPaT members from around 15 countries will attend the celebration of 50 Years of Tibetan Democracy-in-exile scheduled to take place on September 2 in Bylakuppe Tibetan settlement, South India.
Print Send Bookmark and Share
  Readers' Comments »
Be the first to comment on this article

 Other Stories
World parliamentarians' group urge G20 leaders to act on Tibet
Tibetans Fear a Broader Crackdown
Photo Galleries
Phayul.com does not endorse the advertisements placed on the site. It does not have any control over the google ads. Please send the URL of the ads if found objectionable to editor@phayul.com
Copyright © 2004-2019 Phayul.com   feedback | advertise | contact us
Powered by Lateng Online