Department of Public Information and International Relations Begins Three-Day Advocacy and Communications Training

DIIR Secretary Karma Choeying speaking at the official inauguration of a three-day advocacy and communication training at Lhakpa Tsering Hall on August 29, 2022. Photo/ Tenzin Phende/CTA

Dharamsala: The Department of Information and International Relations has launched a three-day advocacy and communications training program involving 21 staff from the Tibet Defense Section, Media Section, Museum of Tibet, the Tibet Policy Institute, the Tibetan Parliamentary Secretariat and Tibetan civil societies: Women’s Association, Tibetan Center for Conflict Resolution, Center for Active Nonviolence Education, Students for a Free Tibet, Tibetan Center for Human Rights and Democracy and International Tibet Network.

Speaking at the official inauguration, Secretary Karma Choeying introduced the trainers and talked about the purpose as well as the benefits of the training.

Additional Secretary Tenzin Lekshey advises participants to actively engage in the workshop and learn from it.

The USAID-funded training through NDI is led by Vishal Arora and Harshita Rathore of Newsreel Asia, an OTT news media startup.

Additional Secretary (International Relations) Tenzin Lekshey speaking at the official inauguration of a three-day advocacy and communications training at Lhakpa Tsering on August 29, 2022. Photo/Tenzin Phende/CTA

Participants of a three-day advocacy and communication training in Lhakpa Tsering on August 29, 2022. Photo/Tenzin Phende/CTA

Participants of a three-day advocacy and communication training in Lhakpa Tsering on August 29, 2022. Photo/Tenzin Phende/CTA

Vishal Arora during the three-day advocacy and communication training at Lhakpa Tsering on August 29, 2022. Photo/Tenzin Phende/CTA