Dalai Lama concludes 3-Day Washington Visit

His Holiness the Dalai Lama departed Washington, D.C., Friday, February 19 following meetings with President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and after being awarded the Democracy Service Medal by the National Endowment for Democracy. In the morning of February 18, His Holiness the Dalai Lama met with President Obama, their second meeting …

U.S. Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony – Highlights (Video)

On October 17, 2007, His Holiness the Dalai Lama was awarded a Congressional Gold Medal by the Congress and the President of the United States of America. Following the ceremony, the Dalai Lama spoke to a crowd of over 15,000 people from the steps of the west lawn of the Capitol Building, in Washington, D.C.