༄༅།། ཕྱི་ལོ་༢༠༡༧ ཟླ་༡༠ ཚེས་༢༤ ནས་ཚེས་༢༧ བར་ཉིན་བཞི་རིང་ཕྱི་རྒྱལ་ཡུལ་གྲུ་མ་འདྲའི་སློབ་ཕྲུག་༡༤ ལ་བོད་དོན་དྲིལ་བསྒྲགས་དང་སྦྲགས་བོད་ཀྱི་རྩ་དོན་ཐོག་གསལ་བཤད་དང་ལས་འགུལ་གནང་ཆོག་ཐད་ལ་བོད་པའི་ལས་ཁུངས་ཁག་ལ་བཅར་རྒྱུའི་བུད་མེད་ལྷན་ཚོགས་ནས་གོ་སྒྲིག་ཞུས་ཐུབ་པ་བྱུང་ཡོད།
Operation Groundswell October 2017
Tibetan Women’s Association has successfully coordinated yet another Education Excursion for a group of Operation Groundswell students from 24th to 27th October 2017.
Day 1- The first day of the program started by visiting and getting introduced to various NGOs around Dharamsala led by Ms. Dawa Dolma, Environment Officer, TWA along with the OG group leaders Maverick and Kelsey.
First session of the day was with Tibetan Youth Congress followed by Tibetan Women’s Association, Lha Charitable Trust, and International Tibet Network and then concluded the day with Students for a Free Tibet-India. All the NGOs gave one hour duration to brief about ones organization followed by Q&A session. As usual, group had their lunch at Soup Kitchen from Lha Charitable Trust.
Day 2- On the second day, the group visited Gu- Chu- Sum Movement and then was with Ms. Tenzin Dawa La, English Researcher from the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy to talk about Human Rights Violation inside Tibet followed by a brief visitation to Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile. Students then had an informative session at Tibet Policy Institute with their Environment officer Mr. Tempa Gyaltsen La and Deputy Director Mr. Tenzin Lekshey La, talking about the Critical environmental situation inside Tibet and its global impacts , detail explanation about TPI, how Central Tibetan Administration works and also about the different Departments under it.
Day 3- The third day began from Tibetan Nun’s Project, Dolma Ling where Mrs. Tsering Diki La firstly toured group in and around the nunnery and then the Director, Mrs. Rinchen Khando La warmly welcomed them talking about how Tibetans along with His Holiness fled into exile, how dedicated and honest Tibetans were and then how Tibetan Nuns Project, Dolmaling was formed and successfully running now. Group then toured around the museum and craft centers at Norbulingka Institute. The afternoon session was with Ms. Tenzin Choezin La, the Head Consultant at Tibetan Career Centre talking about the Gender Equality in Tibetan Diaspora.
Day 3- The last day of the Operation Groundswell tour, the group went to Mr. Tenzin Tsundue La’s residence to listen to him about Patriotism, Writing and how powerful Tibetans are practicing peace, compassion and non-violent. Afternoon session was a half day workshop about Conflict Resolution led by Mrs. Sonam Dechen La, the Associate Director of Tibetan Centre for Conflict Resolution.