'We Need More Effort To Promote Basic Human Values': Dalai Lama

September 28th 2009

Vancouver, BC, Canada, 27 September 2009 (By Amy O'Brian, The Vancouver Sun) - The Dalai Lama closed the opening session of the 2009 Vancouver Peace Summit Sunday morning with a call for a global promotion of compassion, and an increased emphasis on the promotion of women to positions of influence.

"Some people may call me a feminist," the Dalai Lama said quietly to a packed house at the Chan Cenre.

"But we need more effort to promote basic human values

 

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