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Deputy Speaker Attends Human Rights Conference at European Parliament

May 3, 2009


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Central Tibetan Administration
May 1, 2009

Dharamshala: The deputy speaker of the Tibetan
Parliament-in-exile, Mrs. Dolma Gyari, is
attending a conference on 'the Promotion of Human
Rights by EU Institutions' in Brussels at the
European Parliament, which has begun 30 April and go on till 2 May.

The conference is organised by Inter
Parliamentary Group On Tibet, Italy, Nonviolent
Radical Party, Transnational and Transparty.

Antonio Taiani, EU Commissioner, Guy Verhofstadt,
former Minister of Belgium and former EU
Commissioner and Vincenzo Scotti, Italian Under
Secretary of State for Human Rights are participating in the conference.

Mrs. Gyari has extended her trip till 5 May
following her meeting with the Italian
parliamentarians and other officials in Italy.
Earlier Deputy Speaker participated in a
three-day biennial conference on democracy in
capital Turin of Piemonte, Italy, from 22-24
April. Mrs. Gyari had also visited Sicily, Salemi and Rome from 25 to 29 April.
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