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The Association is named “ China Association for Preservation and Development of Tibetan Culture”( CAPDTC).

As a nationwide nonprofit public body with an independent legal person status, the Association is a non-governmental organization consisting of volunteers both at home and abroad who love Tibetan culture and care for its preservation and development.

The purposes of the Association are: to abide by the Constitution and the laws and regulations of the People's Republic of China as well as policies of the State; make extensive contacts with organizations and personages concerned both at home and abroad; endeavor to preserve and develop Tibetan culture, protect human rights, and promote unity, harmony and common prosperity of people of all ethnic groups in Tibet.

Registered on the book of the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People's Republic of China , the Association is subject to the Ministry's supervision, inspection and administration.
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The Association shall conduct the following activities:

(1) to make research and studies of the history, present situation and development trend of Tibetan culture and put forward concrete proposals concerning its preservation and development to government agencies and economic & social organizations;

(2) to hold exhibitions and seminars at home and abroad on Tibetan culture in order to make an overall and true introduction of Tibet’s religion, education, art, folk customs, medicine, tourism, environmental protection, etc;

(3) to attend international conferences, such as the U.N. Human Rights Commission Sessions, U.N. meetings in the economic and social development field and U.N. NGO conferences as well as regional conferences in the Asian-Pacific and so on;

(4) to organize Tibetologists and Tibet Art Troupes to visit other countries; invite foreign friends to visit Tibet; to make extensive contacts with  Tibetans living abroad and offer relevant services;

(5) to strive, assist, organize and promote domestic and foreign organizations and enterprises to make investment or do personnel training for programs concerning the preservation and development of Tibetan culture;

(6) to raise funds both at home and abroad according to the relevant laws of the State for programs concerning the preservation and development of Tibetan culture;

(7) to offer consulting services concerning Tibetan culture.


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