September 19, 2017: The new board members of Tibetan Association of Northern California resumes charge from September 02,2017. The Office of Tibet, Washington, DC would like to congratulate the new members and wish them all the best; and at the same time appreciate the outgoing members for their sincere service …Read More »
Washington DC, September 13, 2017: Senate committee on appropriation for the Department of State, foreign operations and related programs for the fiscal year 2018 has reinstated the funding for the Tibetans projects and programs inside Tibet and in exile. The committee has approved total of 18.25 millions US dollars for …Read More »
Washington DC, Spetember 12, 2017: Sixty-two participants representing Twenty Seven Tibetan Associations in North America adopted 13 pages resolution in the 16th North America Tibetan Association conference, which was held from September 8-10, 2017. The resolutions adopted in the conference covered three main areas related to His Holiness the Dalai …Read More »
Representatives of Tibetan Associations to meet at North American Tibetan Association conference in New York City.
Washington DC, September 06,2017: 16th North American Tibetan Association conference is scheduled to be held at New York City from September 8-10, 2017. Dr. Lobsang Sangay, Honorable president, Central Tibetan Administration is the Chief guest on the inaugural session and will address the gathering. Representatives from 28 Tibetan Associations consisting …Read More »
The US State Department releases annual report on International Religious Freedom, which highlighted Chinese interference in religious practices in monasteries and nunneries in Tibet.
The report highlighted Chinese authorities engaged in widespread interference in religious practices, especially in Tibetan Buddhist monasteries and nunneries in Tibet and forced disappearance, physical abuse, prolonged detention due to religious practice. The report says “authorities evicted more than 2,000 monks and nuns from Buddhist institutes at Larung Gar and …Read More »
Washington DC, August 2, 2017: Canadian Tibetan Association of Ontario elected their new Board of Directors, who took charge on August 1, 2017. The elected members took their oath of office from the Election Commissioner in front of a portrait of His Holiness. Office of Tibet would like congratulate them …Read More »
July 31,2017: The Tibetan American Foundation of Minnesota elected its 2017-18 executive members. They are Mr. Ngawang Chime, President; Sonam Dorjee, Vice President; Lhawang Tara, Media Chair; Sonam Choden, Secretary; Ka Tsering, Social Service Chair; Dechen Wangmo, Treasurer; Dorjee Tsegyal, Spiritual Chair; Tenzin Dangsong, Chatrel/Membership; Tenzin Tsering, Cultural Chair; Tashi …Read More »
Washington, July 12, 2017: The US Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission organized a hearing on Religious Freedom in Tibet today coinciding with the 2nd Death Anniversary of Trulku Tenzin Delek Rinpoche. The Co-Chairs of the Commission Congressman Jim McGovern and Congressman Randy Hultgren chaired the hearing. Dr. Tenzin Dorjee-the first …Read More »
July 12th, 2017 Washington, D.C. The US Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission organized a hearing on Religious Freedom in Tibet today coinciding with the 2nd anniversary of the death of Trulku Tenzin Delek Rinpoche. The Co-Chairs of the Commission Congressman Jim McGovern and Congressman Randy Hultgren chaired the hearing. Prof. …Read More »
Monday, July 10th, 2017 Washington, D.C. Representative Penpa Tsering left for Connecticut on July 6th to attend a celebration of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s birthday as the chief guest and address the Tibetan community of Connecticut. The Tibetan American Community of Connecticut hosted the celebration. During his trip, he …Read More »