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Workshop on 'United Nations and its Human Rights Systems' begins in Dharamshala

July 23, 2010

Northern Voices (India)
July 20, 2010

Dharamshala -- A three-day workshop on ‘United
Nations and its Human Rights Systems’ began this
morning at Gangkyi, Dharamshala. This workshop is
organised by the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights
and Democracy (TCHRD), Geneva for Human Rights ­
Global Training, and Tibet Bureau, Geneva.

Kesang Yangkyi Takla, Kalon for the Department of
Information and International Relations (DIIR)
arrived in the opening of the training. The Kalon
in her speech talked about the importance of the
human rights training to benefit the Tibetan
people. There are 20 participants in the training
from human rights section of the DIIR, Supreme
Justice Commission, Department of Security of the
Central Tibetan Administration, various Tibetan
NGOs, Tibetan schools, college students from
Chennai, and one participant from California.

Main resource person for the training is Mr
Ardrian Claude Zoller, president of the Geneva
for Human Rights - Global Training (GHR). Mr
Zoller has been working as an advocator of human
rights for thirty years and since 1985 he has
been involved with the campaign for Tibet. GHR is
a training organization which supports human
rights to empower human rights organisations throughout the world.

The training will go on till Thursday, 22 July.
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