10 Questions with the Dalai Lama

Earlier this year, TIME Magazine sat down with the Dalai Lama to ask him 10 questions. The questions ranged from the conflict in China to what it would be like to be someone other than the Dalai Lama.

33 Ways to Be More Childlike

In April, we posted a video of 12-year-old Adora Svitak telling the world that we need to start being more "childish".

I have seen in the world a great deal of awfulness, but it is compassion for which we are made. 
- Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Vancouver Peace Summit Podcasts

Below are complete podcasts of all of the dialogues from the 2009 Vancouver Peace Summit. For more information on the Summit, visit the .

I have a certain amount of appreciation for others. It didn't come from Buddhism, it came from my Mother. 
- His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Additional Activites

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Connecting for Change: Inspired Leadership for Transformative Action


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We are honored to recognize the sponsors, donors, partner organizations and individuals whose kind and generous support helped to make the Vancouver Peace Summit possible.

Presenting sponsor and partner – Vancouver Peace Summit:

Speakers and Participants

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In addition to the Dalai Lama, Nobel peace laureates Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Mairead Maguire, Betty Williams and Jody Williams have agreed to attend. They will be joined by a very distinguished group of approximately twenty scholars, educators, authors, actors, political and community leaders, scientists, business leaders and social activists from around the globe.

Vancouver Peace Summit 2009

Nobel Laureates in Dialogue

Summit Overview

The Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education was honoured to host His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Vancouver, September 27-29, 2009 for the Vancouver Peace Summit: Nobel Laureates in Dialogue.