Brussels: Mr Tashi Phuntsok, Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama for Western Europe, Magreb and EU and Ms Rigzin Genkhang, EU Advocacy Officer, Office of Tibet, Brussels met with Mr Mikulas Peksa, Member of European Parliament from Czech Pirate party-affiliated in Greens/EFA of the European Parliament.
This is the first advocacy meeting in European Parliament after the recent winter festive season. Mr Peksa is a prominent Tibet supporter from the Czech Republic. He was present in the Geneva Forum 2019, organised by Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) and Tibet Bureau, Geneva in November 2019 in Geneva. He and Mr Phuntsok both spoke in the last panel of the Forum under the theme “Combating Fears of a China-Led Orwellian World”.
The meeting discussed various forms of Tibetan advocacy and campaigns in the European Parliament. Most important being the works of Tibet Interest Group, hearings, exhibitions, conferences etc on Tibet in the European Parliament.
There was also a proposal of MEPs and Assistants visiting Dharamsala. The formation of new Tibet Interest Group in the current Parliament was also discussed in earnest.
-Filed by Office of Tibet, Brussels