March 16, 2011
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Published By Tashi

European Parliament in Brussels commemorates 52nd Tibetan National Uprising[Wednesday, 16 March 2011, 8:57 a.m.]


BRUSSELS:
Mr Edward McMillan-Scott, Vice-President of the European Parliament
responsible for Democracy and Human Rights and Ms Kristiina Ojuland,
MEP are hosting a seminar on Tibet “52 Years since the Tibetan
Uprising: Common Ground for Tibet and China?” in Brussels on 16 March.The
seminar focuses on the efforts made to resolve this conflict and
possible roadmaps for the future, outlining the timeline and importance
of this issue. It also reflects upon the recent statement by His
Holiness the Dalai Lama to retire as the political leader of the
Tibetans. Mr Kelsang Gyaltsen, one of the two Envoys of His
Holiness the Dalai Lama in conducting the Sino-Tibetan dialogue with
the government of the People’s Republic of China and the Acting
Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Brussels will be one
of the panelists of this seminar. Envoy Kelsang Gyaltsen will deliver a
statement on “The Course of the Negotiations between the Central
Tibetan Administration and the People’s Republic of China”.Vincent
Metten, EU Policy Director International Campaign for Tibet, will speak
on “The experience of Democracy by Tibetans in exile”.

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