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kalontripa-2012Dharamshala: - The political leader of the Central Tibetan Administration, Dr. Lobsang Sangay will leave Dharamsala Friday to take part in the upcoming 12th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in Chicago and the 6th World Parliamentarians' Convention on Tibet in Ottawa, the capital city of Canada.

According to a report published in the official media of CTA "Tibet Net," at the Nobel Peace laureates' summit in Chicago from 23 - 25 April, Dr Lobsang Sangay will join a galaxy of Nobel laureates including Tibet's spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama, former US President Jimmy Carter, former Russian President Mikhail Gorbachev, former Polish President Lech Walesa and former South African President Frederick Willem de Clerk.

The Nobel Peace Laureates will engage in a series of panel discussions on a wide range of issues such as New Challenges for Peace: A Conversation About Promoting Peace and Justice in a Multination Strategy; Investing in Peace: The Responsibility of Businesses and Governments to Build a Fair and Sustainable World; Women Forging Peace; A World Without Nuclear Weapons; and World Peace and Nonviolence: Never Give Up. (Watch proceedings on www.nobelsummitchicago.org)

The democratically elected Tibetan leader Dr. Sangay will leave Chicago for Ottawa to attend the 6th World Parliamentarian's Convention on Tibet from 27 - 29 April. Over 100 delegates, including 50 parliamentarians from 30 countries, will discuss China's policies impacting the Tibetan people, Tibet's global environmental significance, and proposals to strengthen world parliamentarians' movement to resolve problems in Tibet among other issues. The convention will adopt Ottawa Declaration and an Action Plan.

After attending the WPCT, he will preside over the annual meeting of the representatives of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

The political leader will return to India on 4 May. He will preside over the 50th founding anniversary of the Central School for Tibetans in Shimla on 6 May. He will also address the general Tibetan public living in Shimla. On 7 May, Kalon Tripa will pay a visit to Tibetan settlement in Dholanji near Shimla. He will be back in his office on 8 May.

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