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North American Tibetan Election: Final Vote Count

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The North American Final Tibetan Election ballots will be counted on Saturday March 26, 2016. The sealed boxes and packages will be unsealed and opened on March 26 in front of the election committee members who will be present in Washington, DC for the counting of the votes. The results …

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March 10th Chronicles: Vermont

Vermont Tibetan Community Board Members with Governor Peter Shumlin and State Representative Madia Townsend.

A special feature capturing the images and highlights of the North American commemoration of the 57th anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising. TIBETAN ASSOCIATION OF VERMONT There is a small tight-knit Tibetan community in Burlington, Vermont. On the occasion of 57th Anniversary of Tibetan National Uprising day, Vermont Gov. Peter …

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Profile of Community Leadership: Toronto, Canada

CTAO Board Members 2015

The Canadian Tibetan Association of Ontario, representing the second largest Tibetan community in North America, elected a new leadership last August. The current board members of the Toronto Tibetan-Canadian community held their inauguration on August 1, 2015. Mr. Sonam Lankar, the new president, along with his fellow board members have …

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Joint Statement – Human Rights Situation in China

US Ambassador to the United Nations Human Rights Council Keith Harper.

Delivered by U.S. Ambassador to the HRC Keith Harper Geneva, March 10, 2016  Mr. President, I have the honor to read this statement on behalf of a group including: Australia, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, the UK, and the USA. We share the concerns expressed by …

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U.S. should speak out for Tibet: Nancy Pelosi & Jim McGovern

Nancy Pelosi, the Democratic leader of the House of Representatives, before a meeting in Beijing on Thursday. Credit Mark Schiefelbein/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

Freedom-loving nations must call international attention to mounting Chinese human rights violations. Last November, we led the first delegation of United States members of Congress the Chinese government has allowed to visit Tibet in more than eight years. As we mark today’s anniversary of the 1959 uprisingin Tibet, the deteriorating …

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Losar – Tibetan New Year Celebration at U.S. State Department

Traditional Chang offering to Undersecretary Sarah Sewall and Representative  Kaydor

Washington, DC. February 18, 2016 – The Office of the US Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues at the State Department hosted its annual Losar celebration this afternoon. This is the second Losar event organized under Under Secretary Sarah Sewall who also serves as the US Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues. …

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2016 GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT

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2016 GRADUATE (MA and PhD) SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT The Dalai Lama Trust, Washington, DC, is pleased to announce its sixth round of annual graduate scholarship grant for the academic year 2016. Ten to fifteen exceptional candidates of Tibetan descent will be selected to receive scholarship awards of up to US$10,000.00. The …

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