Hi guest, Register | Login | Contact Us
Welcome to Phayul.com - Our News Your Views
Thu 16, Aug 2018 03:14 PM (IST)
Search:     powered by Google
 MENU
Home
News
Photo News
Opinions
Statements &
Press Releases

Book Reviews
Movie Reviews
Interviews
Travels
Health
Obituaries
News Discussions
News Archives
Download photos from Tibet
 Latest Stories
Eight Tibetan refugees earlier held in Nepal reach Dharamshala
Dalai Lama inaugurates hostel, urges students to work hard
Tibetans received “most favorable” support from Karnataka state: Dalai Lama at ‘thank you Karnataka’ event
Tackle destructive emotions to achieve peace: Dalai Lama at Goa
Tibetan NGO coalition commemorates 10th Anniversary of the 2008 Pan-Tibet uprising
Largest Pro-Independence group’s meet underway, Dalai Lama’s security and well being among key agenda
Tibetan businessman held incommunicado for months
Tibetan singer Gonpo Tenzin released
May curtail engagements to take more rest next year, says Dalai Lama
All religious sites must raise national flag to: China’s new dictum
 Latest Photo News
His Holiness the Dalai Lama talking to media persons on his arrival at Vilnius, Lithuania. June 12, 2018, Photo: Tenzin Choejor/OHHDL
His Holiness the Dalai Lama attending the 100,000 prayer offering to Guru Padmasambhava at the Main Tibetan Temple in Dharamsala, HP, India on May 24, 2018. OHHDL Photo
Players and staff of the Tibetan national football team listen to His Holiness the Dalai Lama during a special audience. The team will participate in the CONIFA world cup in London, May 18, 2018 Photo:OHHDL
more photos »
Advertisement
Kalon Tripa to attend World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates
Phayul[Friday, April 20, 2012 18:39]
By Tendar Tsering


Kalon Tripa Dr Lobsang Sangay (Phayul file photo)
Kalon Tripa Dr Lobsang Sangay (Phayul file photo)
DHARAMSHALA, April 20: Kalon Tripa Dr Lobsang Sangay left the Tibetan exile headquarters of Dharamshala today to attend the upcoming World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in Chicago and the 6th World Parliamentarians’ Convention on Tibet in Ottawa.

The 43-year old Tibetan elected leader has been invited to take part in the 12th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates from April 23-25, along with a host of Nobel Peace Laureates including His Holiness the Dalai Lama, former US President Jimmy Carter, former Russian President Mikhail Gorbachev, former Polish President Lech Walesa and former South African President Frederick Willem de Clerk.

According to the Nobel Peace Laureate Committee, the Nobel Peace Laureates are scheduled to engage in a series of panel discussions on a wide range of topics covering issues such has world peace, justice, nonviolence and how to build a fair and sustainable world.


With the ongoing wave of self-immolations inside Tibet, exile Tibetans are hopeful that the gathering of some of the world’s most respected and loved leaders will raise the issue of Tibet during the meet.

Following the Chicago Summit, Dr Sangay will head to Ottawa, Canada to attend the 6th World Parliamentarians’ Convention on Tibet from April 27-29.

Apart from the de facto Tibetan prime minster, a 60-member strong Tibetan delegation, including Tibetan Members of Parliament from India will take part in the convention being hosted by Canada for the maiden time.

Over 50 parliamentarians, representing 30 countries from around the world are expected to take part in the three-day meeting.

The World Parliamentarians' Convention on Tibet aims to promote the cause of Tibet through a unified network of Parliamentarians for Tibet, and to facilitate meaningful negotiation between His Holiness the Dalai Lama or his representatives with the People's Republic of China.


This is Kalon Tripa Dr Sangay’s third visit to North America since he assumed office in August last year. He also visited Europe twice and Japan once in the past nine months.

Kalon Tripa will return on May 4.
Print Send Bookmark and Share
  Readers' Comments »
Be the first to comment on this article

 Other Stories
China under UN scanner for violating North Korea military sanctions: report
Kalon Tripa to attend World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates
Choephag Kyab and Sonam pass away, Self-immolation death toll reaches 26
Agni V fires China
Advertisement
Advertisement
Photo Galleries
Advertisement
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 © 2004-2018 Phayul.com   feedback | advertise | contact us
Powered by Lateng Online
Advertisement