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katriChicago: The political leader (Kalon Tripa) of the Central Tibetan Administration, Dr. Lobsang Sangay is currently in Chicago city to attend the 12th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates being held in Chicago from April 23 to 25, 2012.

He will give a Public Talk to the Tibetan community of Chicago on April 26 which coincides with the visit of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Chicago.

He also had a series of meaningful meetings with Nobel Peace Laureates such as F.W. De Klerk, Jody Williams & Shirin Ebadi at the side of the Summit, and attended the Closed meeting of the Noble Peace Summit as a Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, held at J.W. Marriot Hotel. During the course of the meeting, Kalon Tripa also had a series of informal meetings with other Peace Laureates and their Representatives.

The meetings with the Nobel Peace Laureates were mainly focussed on the current situation inside Tibet, leadership changes in Dharamsala and other issues relating to Tibet.

Kalon Tripa will also discuss women's issue with the Nobel Women's Initiative supporting to join International Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violence in Conflict.

The World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates comes just weeks before Chicago hosts President Barack Obama and numerous foreign leaders for the NATO summit. The Nobel summit has taken place for a dozen years, but this is the first time it's been held on this continent.

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