On the occasion of the Czech Republic assuming the Presidency of the Council of the EU, participants in a conference on Tibet and Europe in the Senate of the Czech Republic expressed the need to reassess the policy of the EU and its member states on the legal status of Tibet, particularly in light of the war in Ukraine and China’s disregard of international norms.
Europe and Tibet
A delegation of three members of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile – the legislative body of the Tibetan government-in-exile based in Dharamsala, India – will embark on a European tour from 13 November to 1 December to raise awareness about the alarming human rights situation in Tibet and call for European support for the Tibetan vision of a democratic society in the heart of Asia.
EU Statement at the 51st Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council – 26 September 2022
On the occasion of the Czech Republic Presidency of the Council of the European Union, which starts on 1 July , the International Campaign for Tibet and Czechs Support Tibet have called on the Czech government to promote a new EU China policy with human rights at its center.
The European Union has highlighted the further worsening of the overall human rights situation in China and the continuing repressive policies of the Chinese government in Tibet.
En amont de l’élection présidentielle française de 2022, dont le premier tour aura lieu ce dimanche 10 avril, certains candidats ont précisé à ICT leurs positions sur la question tibétaine.
Remarks by President Charles Michel after the EU-China summit via videoconference
In advance of the upcoming EU-China Summit, due to take place virtually on 1st April, the International Campaign for Tibet urges the European Union to ensure that the Tibetans’ right for self-determination and human rights feature on the agenda of the discussions.
EU Statement at the 49th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council – 21 March 2022
Ahead of the virtual EU-China Summit, due to take place on 1 April, a group of NGO including ICT has written to EU leaders to share their concerns and recommendations.