By www.tibet.net (January 15, 2015)
DHARAMSHALA: A three-day training for trainers workshop on the Middle Way Approach (UMAYLAM) is being held from 14-16 January at Mcleod Ganj. The workshop is organised by the Department of Information and International Relations, Central Tibetan Administration to boost awareness on the Middle Way Approach among the grassroots level Tibetan public by training local leaders and activists.
Fifteen participants took part in the workshop including staff from the Settlement Office, members of the local Tibetan assembly, staff from Mentseekhang and Tibetan NGOs.
Mr. Sonam Norbu Dagpo, Secretary of Department of Information and International Relations, spoke to the participants on the nature, evolution and achievements of the Middle Way Approach. He also spoke on the Central Tibetan Administration’s firm commitment to continue dialogue with the Chinese leadership to seek genuine autonomy for the Tibetan people. He answered questions from the participants following his talk.
The workshop is specifically designed to engage people at grass roots level in understanding the Middle Way Approach by training local leaders who are engaged in day-to-day interaction with the public, a DIIR staff told Tibet.net.
The three day workshop is being presided over by Mr. Tsering Wangchuk and Ms. Kalden Tsomo.