August, 2015

The US Senate passed a resolution on 08 July 2015 wishing His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama a happy 80th birthday on July 6, 2015, and recognizing the outstanding contributions His Holiness has made to the promotion of nonviolence, human rights, interfaith dialogue, environmental awareness, and democracy.

The resolution was sponsored by Senator Dianne Feinstein and introduced on 11 June 2015.

The resolution:

Extends well-wishes to the Dalai Lama on his 80th birthday.

Recognizes the Dalai Lama for a lifelong commitment and contribution to the promotion of nonviolence, human rights, religious tolerance, environmental awareness, and democracy.

Recognizes the Dalai Lama for using moral authority to promote the concept of universal responsibility as a guiding tenet for how human beings should treat one another and the planet.

 

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