EU Council Building in Brussels illuminated by the International Campaign for Tibet

New Nobel Prize Winner, the European Union, must address crisis in Tibet.
On the occasion of the Peace Nobel Prize Ceremony, the International Campaign for Tibet projected on 10 December an image onto the EU Council building in Brussels of the Dalai Lama and Xi Jinping meeting in order to convey a strong message of the urgent need for such a meeting.

Tibetan Leader Calls on China to Respond to Middle Way Policy on Tibet

The Tibetan leader, Kalon Tripa Lobsang Sangay, has reiterated his administration’s commitment to the ‘Middle Way’ approach and expressed “hope that China’s upcoming leaders will initiate genuine change” to resolve the Tibetan issue through dialogue. In his statement on the 53rd Anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising of March 10, 1959, the Kalon Tripa referred …

Note on the Memorandum on Genuine Autonomy for the Tibetan People

This ‘Note on the Memorandum on Genuine Autonomy for the Tibetan People’ is a Tibetan response to statements made by Chinese government officials on the content of the original ‘Memorandum on Genuine Autonomy for the Tibetan People’. The note was delivered to the Chinese Government by the envoys of His Holiness the Dalai Lama during …

9th round of Sino-Tibetan dialogue identifies elements to build upon

The International Campaign for Tibet welcomes the strong and detailed statement [1] issued today by Lodi Gyaltsen Gyari, the Special Envoy of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and chief interlocutor with Chinese officials during nine rounds of dialogue since 2002. Lodi Gyari and envoy Kelsang Gyaltsen briefed the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala, India this morning …

Statement of the Danish Foreign Minister on the resumption of China-Tibet dialogue

Dialogue between Tibet and China In connection with the resumption of negotiations between representatives of the Dalai Lama and China, the Foreign Minister states: “I am very satisfied that the negotiations between representatives of the Dalai Lama and China have now been resumed after a 15 months break. I therefore again call on both parties …

ICT Briefing Paper: Single Administrative Entity for the Tibetan people as envisaged by the Tibetan Memorandum on Genuine Autonomy

The Memorandum on Genuine Autonomy for the Tibetan People, submitted by the envoys of the Dalai Lama to their Chinese counterparts at their request in November 2008, seeks to bring together “all the Tibetans currently living in designated Tibetan autonomous areas  within a single autonomous administrative unit”. This briefing paper explains the key points behind …

Dalai Lama’s Statement on the 20th Anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Students’ Democracy Movement

The Dalai Lama has released a statement on the 20th Anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Students’ Democracy Movement. The Dalai Lama honoured those who died “in defence of the Chinese people’s constitutional rights, in favour of democracy”. He also expressed his hope that a “policy of openness and realism can lead to greater trust and …

Dalai Lama ‘part of solution’ for China: Obama aide

China should see the Dalai Lama as “part of the solution” on Tibet instead of trying to isolate him, US President Barack Obama’s top Asia adviser said. Jeff Bader, senior director for Asia on the White House’s National Security Council, told the Committee of 100, a Chinese-American group, that it should use its influence in …

Tibetan exiles back Dalai Lama, challenge talks with China

The Special Meeting called by the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala, India closed today with a strong endorsement of the ‘Middle Way’ approach, which seeks a genuine autonomy within the framework of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), but also clearly stated that exile Tibetans might take a position seeking independence if results of engagement were …

Memorandum on Genuine Autonomy for the Tibetan People

Delivered to the Chinese government by Envoys of the Dalai Lama during the 8th Round of the Sino-Tibetan dialogue in November 2008, the Memorandum is the most comprehensive explanation of the Tibetan position on Genuine Autonomy within the PRC. Click here to download as a PDF. Update: In February 2010, the Envoys of the Dalai …