BIR: Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile is organising a five-day workshop from 17 to 21 May on ‘Strengthening of Democracy at grass root level to the members of Local Tibetan Assembly’ at Bir.
The workshop began with a welcome note of Dolma Tsering, Settlement Officer of Bir Tibet Society (BTS).
Dargyal, Chairman of LTA, BTS in his remarks, thanked Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile for conducting the workshop at Bir and the LTA members from various settlements for their participation.
The resource persons of the workshop are Geshe Monlam Tharchin and Gyarik Thar Lukhang. 68 members from 7 different settlements are participating in the workshop, including Tibetan settlement officers, Speakers and Deputy Speakers from Bir Tibet Society, Bir Dege, Bir Chauntra Nangchen, Dalhousie, Kullu-manali, Mandi and Lily village.
This is the third workshop conducted by the Tibetan Parliament-in-exile for the members of the Local Tibetan Assembly. The first two was held at Shillong and Gangtok last year. The workshop aims to strategize LTA members on their skills towards strengthening democracy at grass root level and to impart knowledge on rules and regulation of the parliament proceedings, annual budget accounting. It mainly highlights the Charter of the Tibetan-in-Exile; Parliamentary Proceedings; Structure of CTA; CTA’s Income & Expenditure, Budget Allocation and Guidelines; and Electoral Rules.
The workshop is funded by Friedrich Naumann Foundation in Germany.
-Filed by Tibetan Parliamentary Secretariat-