The Foundation for Universal Responsibility of HH The Dalai Lama invites applications for a South Asian Peacebuilding Workshop:

Enriching Democratic Practice in South Asia: Possibilities from the Field of Peacebuilding

October 30 – 31, 2010, India International Center Annexe, New Delhi.

The two-day South Asian Peacebuilding Workshop seeks to empower youth leaders from the region with the skills and expertise to contribute to conflict prevention, resolution and transformation efforts. The focus will be on the ways in which the field of Peacebuilding, which embraces the above frameworks, can contribute to strengthening and enriching the contours of democracy in the counties of the South Asian region.

Who can apply: The Workshop is open to women and men (in the age group of 21 to 35 years) from the countries of the South Asian region (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka).

To apply: Applicants should send a CV and a 500-word note explaining why they are interested in participating and what they hope to learn from the Workshop.

Application deadline is September 6th, 2010. Applications can be mailed to or posted to the following address:

CT Programme, WISCOMP, Foundation for Universal Responsibility Of HH The Dalai Lama, Upper Ground Floor, Core 4 A, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110003, India. Ph: 91-11-24648450, ext. 105/106