Monday, March 10, 2008

About Tibetan Youth Congress, TYC

Tibetan Youth Congress, TYC

With His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s inaugural address, the Tibetan Youth Congress was established to promote the total independence of Tibet in October 7th, 1970 in Dharamsala.
Funded by the first group of young Tibetan intellectuals who received both western and traditional educations and affected by the modern democracy thoughts, TYC has emerged as the largest and most active non-governmental organization of Tibetans in exile. TYC now has 81 regional branches in India, Nepal, Taiwan, France, Canada, USA and many other countries, and has more than 30,000 members worldwide.
TYC works on uniting Tibetans’ common struggle for the restoration of complete independence for the whole of Tibet, which includes the tradition three provinces of U-Tsang, Do-toe and Do-med. Adhering the principle of peace and non-violence, TYC focuses on the reformation and evolvement among Tibetan community to develop a genuine democratic society.

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