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Canada Tibet Committee Executive Director to speak to National Archivists Conference

May 16, 2009

Media Advisory
For Immediate Release
Media Advisory
Canada Tibet Committee Executive Director to speak in Calgary
(Montreal, Thursday, 14 May 2009) – Dermod Travis, the executive Director of the Canada Tibet Committee, will participate in the panel discussion "At Home in the World? Raising Our Voice in the Public Sphere" at the Association of Canadian Archivists (ACA) National Conference on Sunday, May 17 at 1:00 PM.
Mr. Travis will discuss in part the CTC’s January release of 68 pages of declassified Government of Canada documents related to Tibet.
The theme for the ACA’s 2009 conference is “Rights, Responsibilities, Trust: Archives and Public Affairs”.
Event: At Home in the World? Raising Our Voice in the Public Sphere     
Date:  Sunday, 17 May 2009
Time: 1:00 to 2:30 PM
Place: Oval Room, Fairmont Palliser
Mr. Travis is available for interviews on Sunday morning and briefly following his presentation.
The Canada Tibet Committee is an independent non-governmental organisation of Tibetans and non-Tibetans living in Canada, who are concerned about the continuing human rights violations and lack of democratic freedom in Tibet.
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For more information:
Dermod Travis                                                                                       
514.487.0665 / 514.927.3144

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