TYC Central Executive Members during the 18th General Body Meeting at Imperial Heights, Dharamshala
The Tibetan Youth Congress successfully concluded its 18th General Body Meeting, which took place from August 27th to August 31st, 2022, at Imperial Heights in Dharamshala. The meeting brought together TYC members who engaged in deliberate discussions on various aspects, ranging from strengthening the Tibetan freedom movement to addressing social and educational issues within the Tibetan community.
Throughout the week-long meeting, the Tibetan Youth Congress adopted resolutions aimed at enhancing the freedom movement, such as publishing history books to clarify Tibet’s independent history. Resolutions were also passed to strengthen the exile democratic system and promote awareness among Tibetans by translating books on democracy and its significance. Additionally, the Tibetan Youth Congress made a constitutional amendment to reduce the number of Centrex members from 10 to 7.
On the final day of the meeting, new executive members were elected. Mr Gonpo Dhundup was re-elected as the President, Sonam Tsering as the General Secretary, Yeshi Chomphel as the Cultural Secretary, and Tenzin Lhamo from the 17th Centrex was re-elected. Mr. Tashi Targyal from the 16th Centrex was elected as the Vice President, and Mr. Tsering Choephel from RTYC Delhi was elected as the Joint Secretary of the 18th Tibetan Youth Congress Centrex.
Following the conclusion of the meeting, the Centrex members and participants had the privilege of having an indoor audience with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama on September 1st, 2022. His Holiness spent over an hour providing insightful guidance and sharing his wisdom with all the attendees.