Dicki Chhoyang

Dicki Chhoyang is Minister for Development and International Relations for the Central Tibetan Administration, the Tibetan government in exile.

In March 2011 Chhoyang was elected as one of two Tibetan Parliamentarians for the North American diaspora. Prior to taking up the post, she had served as a Community Liaison Officer for the University of Montreal and worked on a number of community development projects in Tibet.

Chhoyang has a BA in International Business and Marketing from McGill University and an MA in Central Eurasian Studies from Indiana University, as well as an MSc in Planning and International Development from Guelph University.

She is fluent in Tibetan, English, French and has a working knowledge of Mandarin.

Speeches

China

Why Burn Yourself Alive? with Dicki Chhoyang

Dicki Chhoyang, Minister for Development and International Relations for the Central Tibetan Administration, the Tibetan government in exile, addresses the 7th Annual Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy – see below for full prepared remarks. Full Remarks Dicki Chhoyang: Good afternoon. When I was thinking about what I would say this afternoon,

China

Authoritarianism in Tibet with Dicki Chhoyang

Dicki Chhoyang, Minister for Development and International Relations for the Central Tibetan Administration, addresses the 5th Annual Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy – see below for full prepared remarks.   Full remarks   Dicki Chhoyang: Thank you for the very nice introduction. I want to start speaking about

Cuba

Authoritarianism: The Police State and Its Victims with Regis Iglesias Ramirez, Rosa Maria Paya, Philippe Robinet, Randa Kassis, Dicki Chhoyang

A panel including Minister for Development and International Relations for the Central Tibetan Administration, Dicki Chhoyang; Franco-Syrian politician, journalist, anthropologist, and leading figure in the opposition to Bashar Al Assad’s Syrian regime, Randa Kassis;  Cuban pro-democracy activist and member of the Coordination Team of the Christian Liberation Movement (MCL), Rosa