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TWA at COP20, Lima, Peru

LIMA, Peru:

Central Tibetan Women’s Association’s Women’s Environment and Development Officer Dorji Kyi and The Tibet Policy Institute’s environment research fellow Tempa Gyaltsen are participating the ongoing UN Climate Change Conference or more popularly known as the COP20 at Lima, in Peru.


The COP20 or the Conference of the Parties organised by the …

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TWA’s Representative advocates climate justice for Tibet at UN Climate conference, 2012

  • TWA delegates representing ‘Tibet Third Pole’ for COP-18, Doha-Qatar.   


Doha, 3rd December 2012: Two representatives from Dharamsala; Tenzin Choedon, the head of the Women’s Environment and Development Desk of Tibetan Women’s Association and Tenzin Norbu, the head of Environment Desk of DIIR are in Doha for a week-long …

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Evicted, attacked & abused: new findings expose danger vulnerable women face under China’s rule

London, March 20: A new report has revealed that even today, women in disadvantaged groups in China remain the most vulnerable to violence and face the threat of it every day. These findings are in stark contrast to the stance of the Chinese government, who have been quick to boast of the progress made for …

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Nomads for Planetary Third Pole petition

Tibetan nomad petition

Dharamsala, January 2: Tibetan Women’s Association and Tibet Third Pole have launched a petition to the Ministry of Environment Protection of The People’s Republic of China. The petition appeals to the PRC to halt the forced removal of nomads from Tibet’s pastureland since this is not a climate mitigation measure …

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TWA’s Women’s Environment & Development officer discusses fate of Tibetan nomads

Tenzin Woebum

Dharamsala, November 22: On Friday November 11 Tenzin Woebum, from the Women’s Environment and Development Desk (WEDD) of TWA joined with Tenzin Norbu, Head of Environment and Development Desk of DIIR, Central Tibetan Administration, to appear on Tibetan language channel VOT to discuss Chinese policies of nomad resettlement across Tibet.

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