July 20, 2010
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Training on United Nations and its Human Rights Systems begins in Dharamsala

[Tuesday, 20 July 2010, 2:58 p.m.]

Kalon Kesang Yangkyi Takla (C) with Mr Urgen Tenzin (L), Execuive Head of Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy and Mr
Ardrian Claude Zoller, President of Geneva for Human Rights -Global
Training during opening of the training, in Dharamsala, 20 July 2010.
Photos / Choeyang Tharchin / Tibet.Net

A three-day workshop on ‘United Nations and its Human
Rights Systems’ began this morning at Gangkyi, Dharamshala. This
workshop is organised by the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and
Democracy (TCHRD), Geneva for Human Rights – Global Training, and Tibet
Bureau, Geneva.

Kesang Yangkyi Takla, Kalon for the Department of Information and
International Relations (DIIR) arrived in the opening of the training.
The Kalon in her speech talked about the importance of the human rights
training to benefit the Tibetan people.

Participants attending the training.

There are 20 participants in the training from human rights section of
the DIIR, Supreme Justice Commission, Department of Security of the
Central Tibetan Administration, various Tibetan NGOs, Tibetan schools,
college students from Chennai, and one participant from California.

Main resource person for the training is Mr Ardrian Claude Zoller,
president of the Geneva for Human Rights – Global Training (GHR). Mr
Zoller has been working as an advocator of human rights for thirty
years and since 1985 he has been involved with the campaign for Tibet.
GHR is a training organization which supports human rights to empower
human rights organisations throughout the world.

The training will go on till Thursday, 22 July.

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