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Party-less and Global - A Case of Tibetan Democracy in Exile by Dr. Sangay

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The Great Hall

Hart House Circle

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The President of the Central Tibetan Administration, Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay will be visiting U of T St George on Nov 19. We are hoping to host a talk on “Party-less and Global - A Case of Tibetan Democracy in Exile” from 12-2pm at the Great Hall which will then be followed by a Q&A period.

This event is brought to you by the Scarborough Campus Students’ Union, Amnesty UOIT and the Students for a Free Tibet UTSG, UTM, York, Ryerson in collaboration with our community partner the Tibetan Canadian Cultural Centre. Since it is the first CTA Presidential visit to UofT, we would like to make the event free for all students, please sign up to ensure a seat. Refreshments will also be served.

Please let us know if you have a specific accessibility issue or accommodation need, please contact the organizers and we will do our best to make appropriate arrangements.

Bio of Dr. Lobsang Sangay:

In May 2016, Dr. Sangay was re-elected as the Sikyong (termed as President from 2017 onwards) for the second consecutive term. Dr. Sangay is an expert on International Human Rights Law, Democratic Constitutionalism, and Conflict Resolution. He has spoken at numerous of seminars around the world. He organized several major conferences among Chinese, Tibetans, Indians and Western scholars on China and Tibet, including two unprecedented meeting between His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Chinese scholars in 2003 and 2009 at Harvard University. Dr. Sangay has penned Op-eds for many of the leading news-sites such as The guardian, Washington Post and The Hill to name a few. He continues to travel extensively around the world for speaking engagements and leads high-level diplomatic engagements and political advocacy for Tibet, thus keeping Tibet not only in the radar but also atop the global political discourse and agenda.

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