Hearing on Tibet, US House International Relations Committee [Rayburn Building, Washington, DC, March 7, 2002]

This photo shows an expert panel testifying on Tibet before the House International Relations Committee. From left to right are Under Secretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs and Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues, Paula Dobriansky; ICT Board Chairman, Richard Gere; and Special Envoy of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and ICT Executive Board Chairman, Lodi Gyari. Under Secretary Dobriansky was the third Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues and the longest serving, serving in the position throughout the 8 years of the Bush Administration. The responsibilities of the Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues are mandated by the Tibetan Policy Act.