Leh, Ladakh, J&K, India — His Holiness the Dalai Lama turns 83, reminded everyone that he is trying to bring peace and happiness for all human beings. On July 6, 2018, a huge crowd had assembled at the Shiwatsel Teaching Ground in Leh, Ladakh, J&K, India to wish the Man of Peace on his birthday.
Geneva, Switzerland — The European Union and Germany raised the human rights situation in Tibet during the ongoing 38th Session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland and reiterated their calls for the release of Tashi Wangchuk, the Tibetan language rights advocate who was sentenced to five years earlier this month.
Washington DC — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who took charge of his office on May 2, 2018, has said in response to written questions from Members of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee that he will publicly ask China to engage in direct dialogue with representatives of the Dalai Lama, without preconditions, to resolve the Tibetan problem.
Dharamshala, India — The Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, His Holiness the Dalai Lama of Tibet will be visiting Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland from 29 July to 7 August to give a series of talks on world peace and compassion, participate in a conference on Non-Violence and Peace, and to give Buddhist teachings.