2019

Bülach: 14th December 2019: Tibetan Community of Switzerland & Liechtenstein organized 30th Nobel Peace Prize celebration in Bülach City Hall. The Programme began by welcoming the Portrait of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to the altar on the stage.

Geneva: Tuesday, 10th December 2019: Marking the 71st International Human Rights Day, Tibetans in Switzerland and Liechtenstein gathered in front of the United Nations building in Geneva to highlight the dismal human rights situation in China occupied Tibet.

Rikon, Saturday, 7th December 2019:  Prayer Service was organized by the disciples and followers of late Geshe Lharampa Jamphel Lobshe in collaboration with Tibetan Community of Switzerland & Liechtenstein at Rikon Tibet Institute.

Kaydor Aukatsang, Chief Resilience Officer (R) and Dr Kunchok Tsundue, Chief Planning Officer (L) during their successful tour of Tibetan communities in Switzerland & Liechtenstein, Austria, Germany, France and the Netherlands to promote and raise capital for Gangjong Development Finance (TibFin) from November 15 – December 2, 2019.

Zürich, 30th November 2019: Tibetan Community of Switzerland &Liechtenstein organized a solidarity
march and Peace Demonstration on behalf of Mr.Ngawang Yonten, aged 24, from Ngaba Amdo Tibet

Zurich, 16th November 2019: On a chilly yet sunny and bright late Saturday morning in the small town of Rümlang in Zürich, a strong thousand Tibetans waited anxiously to hear and welcome Dr. Lobsang Sangay, the President of Central Tibetan Administration.

Geneva: 15th November 2019: The Geneva Forum 2019 on China’s High Tech Repression and Freedom of Religion convened the second panel of experts to review ‘High-Tech Repression of People of Faith in China’.

Geneva, 14th November 2019: The Two day Geneva Forum, discussion on Human rights situation in China was organized by Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) Dharamsala. The Event was attended by representatives from around 10 Countries with approximately 130 members.

Zürich,13th November 2019: The President of Central Tibetan Administration, Dr. Lobsang Sangay visit Switzerland to participate in the two day 2019 Geneva Forum on China`s High-Tech Repression and Freedom of Religion on 14th& 15th November and address the Tibetan community on 16th November in Zürich.

The Tibetan Community in Switzerland and Liechtenstein has welcomed Tibetan Parliament member and activist Ven. Thubten Wangchen and his Dialogue for Peace Europe Tour Team in Zurich, Switzerland on 3rd November 2019.

Geneva: Switzerland expressed concerns over human rights situation in Tibet and East Turkistan during the second round of bilateral strategic dialogue, held earlier this week, between the Swiss Foreign Minister and China’s Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Zürich, 5th October 2019: Local Parliament meeting of 17th Executive member of Tibetan Community in Switzerland & Liechtenstein was held today on 5th October in Binz Office, Zürich for the year 2019.

Aargau: Sunday, 29th September 2019, Tibetan Language and Culture School of Aargau organized first time teaching on Tibetan Buddhism from 10 to 12.30 in Aargau.

Eschenbach (SG): On Saturday, 21st September 2019, Tibetan Association of Dhokham Chushi Gangdruk in Switzerland (Europe) organized 40th anniversary of Chushi Gangdruk in Europe at Eschenbach,Switzerland.

Geneva: Friday, 20th September 2019: Tibetan Community in Switzerland & Liechtenstein organized a demonstration paralleling the ongoing 42nd session of the UN Human Rights Council

Rikon: On Saturday, 14th September 2019, Utsang Choelkha of Switzerland organized 32nd Annual Celebration at Rikon. Among the Chief guest of the Event, they were Chitue Dolma Tsering, Parliamentarian & Advisor of Central Utsang Province, Dharamsala, Mr. Jampa Choephel, the President of central Utsang Choelkha

Aargau: Sunday, 8th Sept 2019: Tibetan language and culture section of Tibetan community of Aargau organized an Information day on Tibetan Culture, Tradition and Language at Aargau.

Rikon: Saturday, 7th September 2019: The Tibetan Community in Switzerland and Liechtenstein organized a commemoration ceremony on Saturday, 7th September 2019 at Rikon (Switzerland), on the occasion of 59th anniversary of Tibetan Democracy day.

On 31st August 2019 Tibet United FC Graubuenden organized its 2nd football memorial cup in memory of Pawo Tashi Namgyal in Chur. The 2nd Memorial Cup was participated by 6 Tibetan football teams from different parts of Switzerland & Lichtenstein.

At 84 His Holiness the Dalai Lama is in Excellent Health
His Holiness the Dalai Lama visits Mangalore for the first time.
Health Kalon Mr. Choekyon Wangchuk visited New York as part of US official Tour.

Central Tibetan Administration`s Second Five-Fifty Vision successfully concluded.
Second Workshop on Secular Ethics and Youth Leadership in New York
Disappearance of three Monks from Amdo Ngapa Region in Tibet

Winterthur: Saturday, 24th August, Swiss Tsechen Association and Dharma center Thupten Changchup Ling has organized Grand Teaching on Saturday, 24th August in Eulachhalle in Winterthur.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama begins 3-day teaching in Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India.

First European Sakya Monlam for Universal Peace and Happiness in Antwerp, Belgium, and France last week.  

Aargau: On Saturday.27th July 2019, Tibetan Community of Switzerland and Liechtenstein organized first ever Summer Camp for the Tibetan Student from all the section of Weekend Tibetan Language School in Switzerland at Aargau. The summer camp started on 27th July at about 2 pm and will last till 31st July 2019.

Rikon/Winterthur: On 6th July 2019, Tibetan Community of Switzerland & Liechtenstein organized 84th Birthday Celebration of His Holiness the Dalai Lama at Rikon Tibet Institute in the morning and later at Eulachhalle, Winterthur.

Basel: 29th June 2019. Tibetan School Committee of the Tibetan Community in Switzerland & Liechtenstein organized 6th Tibetan Language and Cultural competition at Pratteln, Basel.

Geneva: Tibetan community in Switzerland and Liechtenstein organized a demonstration paralling the ongoing 41st session of the UN Human Rights Council in front of Palais des Nations, on Friday, 28th June 2019.

The 61st Anniversary of Central Chushi Gangdurk in Exile and the 40th Anniversary of Europe Chushi Gangdruk Commemorated in Switzerland

Samstagen: On 16th June 2019, Sunday, Tibetan Community of Wädenswil organized a prayer gathering for the long life and well being of His Holiness the Dalai Lama at Samstagen. The Prayer service was attended by Khen Rinpoche and monks, representatives and other members.

Switzerland: Members of Swiss Parliamentary Group for Tibet held its summer session meeting at the parliament building office in Bern on 17 June, Monday afternoon. The members of the Swiss Parliamentary Group for Tibet meet bi-annually.

Samstagen: Saturday 15th of June 2019, Tibetan Community of Switzerland and Liechtenstein organized Public Talk by Mr. Sonam Choephel Shosur CTA`s Chief Election Commissioner, at Samstagen.

Rikon: On 8th June 2019, Saturday, Utsang Choelkha of Switzerland & Liechtenstein organized a prayer gathering for the long life and well being of His Holiness the Dalai Lama at Rikon Tibet institute.

Zürich: On Saturday 8th June 2019 during the Tibetan Community of Switzerland and Liechtenstein's Boardmember (Thumis) meeting, Ms Kalden Tsomo  from Tibet Bureau Geneva presented  information regarding Human rights situation in Tibet

The 6th Annual Mahaguru Bumtsok, the Prayer festival for the long life of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and for the wellbeing of whole sentient beings started on 31st May 2019 at Aargau.

Schaffhausen: On Sunday 26th May 2019, Tibetan Community of Schaffhausen organized the Gratitude Award (Kadrin Jedren) presentation event in Schaffhausen, Switzerland.

After the occupation of eastern Tibet`s provincial capital, Chamdo, the People`s Republic of China (PRC), on 23 May 1951, forced Tibet to sign the 17-point “Agreement on Measures for the Peaceful Liberation of Tibet.”The alternative, the occupying forces said, was an immediate military operation in the remaining parts of Tibet.

Rikon: On Saturday 18th May 2019, Dhomey་Cholkha of Switzerland organized the Third Golden Award presentation in Rikon, Switzerland. The Award was conferred to Mr. Dongchung Ngodup, who was also the chief guest of the Ceremony.

Representative Chhimey Rigzen, Secretary Karma Singey and Tenzin Dorjee inspecting Tibetan weekend school in Aargau.

Rikon: Saturday 11th May 2019, Tibetan Language and Culture School of Aargau association and Tibet Institute Rikon organized a Teaching cum workshop on Tibetan Buddhism.

Tibetans in Switzerland voted with the majority 'No' to the proposed Community Hall in Dulliken.

Luzern: On 28th April 2019, Sunday, Tibetan Community in Luzern organized a prayer gathering for the long life and well being of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

Zurich: On 25th April, Tibetans around the world celebrated and wished Panchen Lama on his 30th Birthday. Tibetan Women Association and the Tibetan Youth Congress in Switzerland jointly organized a Birthday celebration at Zürich.

Zurich: On 21st April 2019, Sunday, Tibetan Community in Zurich organized a prayer gathering for the long life and well being of His Holiness the Dalai Lama at the Community's office at Binz, Zurich.

In conjunction with the 100th publication of the printed newsletter of TCLS, the newsletter community of TCSL has marked yet another important milestone to the trilingual website of TCSL, tibetswiss.ch.

Tibetans in Switzerland took to the streets of Zürich to mark the 60th Anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising Day.

Initiated by the Tibetan Community in Switzerland and Liechtenstein, members of other organizations from Europe jointly paid a tribute to the outgoing representative of H.H. the Dalai Lama, Mr. Ngodup Dorjee la.

Dopo, a Tibetan man barely of 23 years old, set himself on fire on 4 November, this year in Ngaba County of Tibet’s Amdo region. According to confirmed sources, Dopo is reported to have succumbed to his injuries post the act of protesting against the repressive policies of the Chinese government