China’s Policy on Freedom of Religion: Global Impact

 

Panel Sessions

Inaugural Panel

Panel 1: China’s Policy on Freedom of Religion under the Global Framework

Panel 2: Religious Persecution: Crackdown on People of Faith in China

Panel 3: Tibetan Buddhist System of Reincarnation and Why China wants to control it?

Panel 4: Countering China’s Persecution of Believers: Way Forward

Videos

Inaugural Panel

Panel 1

Panel 2

Panel 3

Panel 4

Geneva Forum 2020 Speakers

Inaugural Panel

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Dr. Lobsang Sangay

President
Central Tibetan Administration

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František Kopřiva

Member of Parliament
Czech Republic

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Shri Ripun Bora

Member of Parliament
India

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Michael Brand

Member of Bundestag
Germany

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Roberto Rampi

Member of Senate
Italy

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Mayor Alfred Riedl

President
Austrian Association of Municipalities
Austria.

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Regula Rytz

Member of National Council
Switzerland

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Chhimey Rigzen

Representative
Tibet Bureau Geneva

Panel 1

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Mikuláš Peksa

Member of European Parliament
Czech Republic

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Tashi Phuntsok (Moderator)

Representative
Office of Tibet Brussels.

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Nury Turkel

Commissioner
USCIRF

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Dr. Tsering Topgyal

Assistant Professor
University of Birmingham

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Laurence Fehlmann Rielle

Member of National Council
Switzerland

Panel 2

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Dr. Tenzin Tsultrim

Research Felow
Tibet Policy Institute

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Sonam Frasi (Moderator)

Representative
Office of Tibet London

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Nijat Turghun

Political Analyst
Uyghur Research Institution

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Nico Bijnens

President
Falun Gong Association Belgium

Panel 3

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Geshe Lhakdor

Director
Library of Tibetan Works and Archives

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Karma Choeying

Secretary
Department of Information and International Relations

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Telo Rinpoche

Representative
Office of Tibet Moscow

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Piero Verni

Author, Journalist, Founder and
President of Heritage of Tibet

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Tsewang Gyalpo Arya

Representative
Office of Tibet Japan

Panel 4

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Sophie Richardson

China Director
Human Rights Watch

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Thinlay Chukki (Moderator)

Special Appointee – Human Rights
Tibet Bureau Geneva

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Jakup Klepal

Director
Forum 2000

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Benedict Rogers

Author, Activist, Founder and CEO of
Hong Kong Watch

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Tenzin Palmo

Advocacy Officer
International Campaign for Tibet-Germany

Drafting Commitee

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Kai MÜLLER

Executive Director
International Campaign for Tibet, Germany

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Karma Choeying

Secretary
Department of Information and International Relations

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Thinlay Chukki (Moderator)

Special Appointee – Human Rights
Tibet Bureau Geneva

Closing Note

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Dr. Lobsang Sangay

President
Central Tibetan Administration

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Nicolas Walder

Member of National Council
Switzerland

Schedule

Nov 9
Mon
  • Inaugural Panel
  • 7 to 8:30 pm (India time)
  • 2:30 to 4:00 pm (Geneva time)
  • 8:30 to 10:00 am (New York time)
Nov 10
Tue
  • Panel 1
  • 7 to 8:30 pm (India time)
  • 2:30 to 4:00 pm (Geneva time)
  • 8:30 to 10:00 am (New York time)
Nov 11
Wed
  • Panel 2
  • 7 to 8:30 pm (India time)
  • 2:30 to 4:00 pm (Geneva time)
  • 8:30 to 10:00 am (New York time)
Nov 12
Thu
  • Panel 3
  • 7 to 8:30 pm (India time)
  • 2:30 to 4:00 pm (Geneva time)
  • 8:30 to 10:00 am (New York time)
Nov 13
Fri
  • Panel 4
  • 7 to 8:30 pm (India time)
  • 2:30 to 4:00 pm (Geneva time)
  • 8:30 to 10:00 am (New York time)

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