The Tibet The Tibet Bureau in Bureau in Geneva Geneva

Tseten Samdup Chhoekyapa
Tseten Samdup

The Tibet Bureau in Geneva is the official agency of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the Central Tibetan Administration with their headquarters in Dharamsala, India. The Tibet Bureau was established in 1964 in approval from the Swiss Federal Government. The office is responsible for Tibetan affairs in Central and Eastern Europe. 

It’s It’s main main functions functions are are

  1. Preparing visits of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and officials of the Central Tibetan Administration
  2. Look after the welfare of Tibetans living in Europe and to strengthen their relationship with the Central Tibetan Administration
  3. Support the preservation and promotion of Tibetan culture, religion and language
  4. To inform and seek support from governments, parliamentarians, international institutions, NGOs and interested individuals about the situation in Tibet and the Tibetan issue 
  5. To maintain contact with Chinese in Europe including from mainland China to explain His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s position to resolve the Tibet issue through non-violence
  6. To raise the Tibet issues in UN Human Rights Council sessions
  7. Seek funds for education, health and other social developmental projects

Contact Contact Address Address

Place de la Navigation 10
CH-1201 Geneva

Tel.: +41.22.738.7940
Fax: +41.22.738.7941

By phone By phone

Monday - Friday
Morning: 09.00 - 13.00 Hour
Afternoon: 14.00 - 17.00 Hour