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Encyclopedia > International Campaign for Tibet
Flag of Tibet flown at the Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc, Czech Republic, on 10 March 2006 at the 47th anniversary of the defeat of the Tibetan uprising in 1959.
Flag of Tibet flown at the Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc, Czech Republic, on 10 March 2006 at the 47th anniversary of the defeat of the Tibetan uprising in 1959.

The International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) is a private non-profit advocacy group working to promote democratic freedoms for Tibetans, ensure their human rights, and protect the Tibetan culture and environment. Founded in 1988, ICT is the world's largest Tibet-related NGO, with a total membership of over 400,000 as of 2007. Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 337 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (956 × 1700 pixel, file size: 824 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc (Czech Republic) with Tibetian flag. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 337 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (956 × 1700 pixel, file size: 824 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc (Czech Republic) with Tibetian flag. ... Flag Ratio: 2:3 The flag of Tibet was introduced in 1912 by the 13th Dalai Lama, who united the army flags of various provinces to design the present one. ... To the glory of God the Almighty, the Virgin Mary and the saints I will build a column that in its height and splendour will be unrivalled in any other town. ... is the 69th day of the year (70th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... A non-profit organization (often called non-profit org or simply non-profit or not-for-profit) can be seen as an organization that doesnt have a goal to make a profit. ... An advocacy group, interest group or lobbying group is a group, however loosely or tightly organized, doing advocacy: those determined to encourage or prevent changes in public policy without trying to be elected. ... The Tibetan people are a people indigenous to Tibet and surrounding areas stretching from Central Asia in the West to Myanmar and China in the East. ... Human rights are rights which some hold to be inalienable and belonging to all humans. ... The Tibetan people are a people indigenous to Tibet and surrounding areas stretching from Central Asia in the West to Myanmar and China in the East. ... Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ...


ICT maintains offices in Washington D.C., Amsterdam and Berlin. ICT conducts the following activities: Aerial photo (looking NW) of the Washington Monument and the White House in Washington, DC. Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; the District; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the United... For other uses, see Amsterdam (disambiguation). ... This article is about the capital of Germany. ...

  • Monitors and reports on human rights, environmental and socio-economic conditions in Tibet;
  • Advocates for Tibetans imprisoned for their political or religious beliefs;
  • Works with governments to develop policies and programs to help Tibetans;
  • Secures humanitarian and development assistance for Tibetans;
  • Educates and mobilizes individuals and the international community to take action on behalf of Tibetans;
  • Reaches out to Chinese individuals and organizations to increase mutual understanding between Chinese and Tibetans;
  • Promotes self-determination for the Tibetan people through negotiations between the Chinese government and the Dalai Lama.

External links

  • Official website

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International Campaign for Tibet: About ICT (364 words)
ICT has a 17-year record of achievement advancing the Tibetan cause--and the vision and leadership of the Dalai Lama--in the halls of Congress and in international forums.
The International Campaign for Tibet is a non-profit membership organization with offices in Washington DC (USA), Amsterdam, (The Netherlands) and Berlin (Germany).
ICT staff, with the active support of its members, work to advance human rights and self-determination for Tibetans and the protection of Tibet’s distinct linguistic, cultural and religious heritage.
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