Hi guest, Register | Login | Contact Us
Welcome to Phayul.com - Our News Your Views
Sun 20, Oct 2019 02:08 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
US House passes three bills in support of pro-democracy protestors in Hong Kong
Tibetans, Hong Kong activists protest at the Nets vs. Raptors NBA preseason game
Coalition of activists urge Apple to stop colluding with China’s censorship
The arrest was extremely undemocratic: Tenzin Tsundue
Denouncing the Dalai Lama a criterion for government jobs in occupied Tibet
Lebron James on the firing line as Twitterati accuse him of undermining human rights for China's money
All Tibetan activists except Tsundue released from jail in Chennai
Tibetan court rules in favor of Penpa Tsering in case no. 20
Dalai Lama urges India’s stewardship in promoting secular ethics in modern education
Respite for Tibetans in Nepal as extradition treaty with China shelved
 Latest Photo News
Shrutika Sharma from Nainital, Uttrakhand, wins the Miss Himalaya Pageant 2019, seen with her are first runners up Shalika Rana and second runners up Sapna Devi. Oct. 13, 2019 Phayu Photo: Kunsang Gashon
Nearly 3000 Students from eight countries listened to teachings of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Three day annual teachings for youth began today. June 3, 2019. Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
His Holiness the Dalai Lama is being escorted to the teaching site at Tsuglakhang temple, May 13, 2019. Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
more photos »
Advertisement
CTA appoints five 5-50 youth ambassadors
Phayul[Tuesday, October 01, 2019 22:14]
By Tenzin Sangmo

'CTA 5 under 35' youth ambassadors. From left- Lharong, Tenzin Norzin, Lhaning Kalsang Dorjee, Tenzin Nordon, Gonpo Tashi
'CTA 5 under 35' youth ambassadors. From left- Lharong, Tenzin Norzin, Lhaning Kalsang Dorjee, Tenzin Nordon, Gonpo Tashi
DHARAMSHALA, Oct. 1: Five young Tibetans from the recent 5-50 Youth Forum appointed as 5-50 youth ambassadors were announced this afternoon at a press conference led by Dr Lobsang Sangay, the president of Central Tibetan Administration (CTA).

Lharong(India), Tenzin Nordon (USA), Gonpo Tashi (Australia), Tenzin Norzin (Canada) and Lhaning Kalsang Dorjee (Switzerland) were selected under the banner of ‘CTA 5 under 35’ program.

Nominations were submitted by the participants of the second 5-50 youth forum from which the CTA selection committee picked the final five.

All five have all been active in the community, studying and working in the community at the same time.

“The selection also considered the size of Tibetan population in nominee’s region among other things,” said Sangay.

Lharong and Gonpo Tashi are both law students and past recipients of the Gadhen Phodrang scholarship. Lharong is a founding member of All India Tibetan Student’s Association Meet (AITSAM) while Gonpo Tashi is serving as the vice-president of the Tibetan Association of Melbourne, Victoria.

Kalsang Dorjee from Switzerland had been an active member of the Europe Tibetan Youth Association since 17 and served in the Swiss armed forces later before joining a private bank in Liechtenstein.

The two female ambassadors are Tenzin Nordon, from Minnesota, co-founder of Youth for Umaylam and Tenzin Norzin, a master student of public health at the University of Toronto.

Sangay explained that the committee initially hoped to have three instead of two female ambassadors but couldn’t work out the third nominee's availability for the exposure tour.

Sangay addressed the recurring topic of 5-50 youth forum participants’ grasp on the Tibetan language and said the community must reach to hundreds of young Tibetans in the west who cannot speak Tibetan and are detached from the Tibet cause.

“With the Tibetan diasporic populace now set to be divided evenly between the West and traditional Tibetan settlements in India, Nepal, and Bhutan by 2020, we need to set up structures to reach to all Tibetan youth across the world.”

The ambassadors will embark on an exposure tour in the settlements, and other exile structures before revisiting CTA and its working in order to work as coordinators for future 5-50 youth forum and reach out to young Tibetans in collaboration with offices of Tibet in their respective region.


Print Send Bookmark and Share
  Readers' Comments »
Be the first to comment on this article

 Other Stories
CTA, exile Tibetan groups denounce Beijing as China celebrates 70th founding anniversary
CTA appoints five 5-50 youth ambassadors
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 © 2004-2019 Phayul.com   feedback | advertise | contact us
Powered by Lateng Online
Advertisement