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Media accreditation: Dalai Lama Montreal Public Talk

August 24, 2011

Applications for media accreditation to the Public Talk by His Holiness the Dalai Lama are now available from the Canada Tibet Committee (

The Public Talk will be held on Wednesday, 7 September 2011 at Montreal's Stade Uniprix

Public Talk information:

Date: Wednesday, 7 September 2011
Time: Doors open at 11:30 a.m. / Talk begins at 1:00 p.m.
Location: Uniprix Stadium, Jarry Park, 285 Faillon St. West, Montréal

His Holiness will speak on ‘Global Citizenship through Universal Responsibility,’ a theme chosen to honour last year's decision by the Canadian government to welcome 1,000 displaced-Tibetans living in Arunachal Pradesh, India to Canada over the next five years.

The Canada Tibet Committee (CTC) will accept accreditation applications until Monday, 5 September. Accreditation will only be provided to applicants with valid media credentials.

Members of the Canadian Parliamentary Press Gallery are required to complete the application. Passport photos are not required for Press Gallery members; however, you will need to show Press Gallery credentials on Wednesday, 7 September at the registration table.

On-site registration for the media will take place on Wednesday, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Opposite the ticket windows at Uniprix Stadium.

Media representatives who are not members of the Canadian Parliamentary Press Gallery must include two passport photos and a letter of assignment from a recognized media outlet (print, radio and TV) with their application. Two pieces of valid photo identification will be required at the registration table on Wednesday.

Space will be available for TV cameras and photographers.

Please note that this accreditation is valid only for the Public Talk on Wednesday, 7 September.

For additional information on the Talk and updates visit:

The Canada Tibet Committee is an independent, non-governmental organization of Tibetans and non-Tibetans living in Canada, concerned with the continuing human rights violations and lack of democratic freedom in Tibet.

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For more information:
Dermod Travis
CTC Executive Director
514.487.0665 /

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