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  • FCCC Position Paper | 29 March, 2019

    FCCC Tibet Position Paper

    Mar. 29, 2019 – The FCCC has published a Tibet Position Paper calling for unfettered access to the Tibet Autonomous Region and Tibetan-inhabited regions. Based on FCCC surveys, the paper shows how obstacles to reporting pose a serious impediment to obtaining accurate information about the lives of ethnic Tibetans. Permission for independent trips is rarely granted, leaving foreign journalists only able to visit on occasional highly-controlled media trips. Applications for these trips has declined in recent years. The Tibet situation, coinciding with tighter restrictions in Xinjiang, suggests that, overall, reporting access is worsening. As China seeks center stage as host of the 2022 Winter Olympics, the nation’s leadership should ensure greater transparency to the international community. 

    The Position Paper can be found here.

    Seminar, Speaker | 31 March, 2019

    Speaker and Advisory Committee Workshop: Stress Management

    Speaker and Advisory Committee Workshop (Sunday 31 March): Stress Management 
    Stress Surfing is an approach to stress that enables us to embrace it and ride the wave of its force. Stress surfing isn’t just a metaphor: as the wave of stress impacts your body and mind, you can learn to use it. Welcome your stress as an ultimate source of information and energy to enrich your health, relationships, effectivity and life quality.
    Chase your stress down to use it for development and fun. Stress itself becomes a signal for you to surf. This workshop will offer you a brief experience that you can then hone to more advanced practice and training, designed to develop your stress-surfing skills to the level of a reflex. So, you can surf your stress without even thinking, whenever life challenges you. Understanding is not enough for change. Only persistent daily practice can make a reflexive difference.
    Curiously improve your:
    – physical health and capability to enjoy;
    – happy and mutually beneficial relationship;
    – active and flexible thinking;
    – dignity and conscious value-based life
    Theo A. Cope holds his MA and Ph.D. in Psychology. He is a certified Family Consultant and a Positive Psychotherapist (PPT), with certification granted by the World Association of Positive Psychotherapy in Wiesbaden, Germany. PPT is a trans-cultural and cross-cultural therapeutic method which began in 1968 by Dr. Nossrat Peseschkian. From Oct. 2014-July 2017, Dr. Cope began working for International SOS medical group (now Raffles Medical) in Beijing as a Psychologist and Psychotherapist after collaborating with ISOS in Dalian for over 5 years. He returned to Raffles in Oct. 2018 and also takes private clients. He has provided stress-surfing training for employees from Google, BMW, international embassies, students as well as other forms of training. He has lived and taught in different regions of China for 18 years.
    DATE: 5.30 to 9.30pm Sunday 31 March
    LOCATION: Raffles Medical Center
    ENTRANCE: Free for FCCC members and Assistants to members, Non-Members: 100 RMB