Permanent Steering Committee of IBC

Permanent Steering Committee of IBC
February 26 18:57 2016 Print This Article

Permanent Steering Committee of IBC

Electrol Committee Chairman: s

  • Dr. Ananda Guruge Chairman of the World Buddhist University Council, Sri Lanka/ USA

Vice Chairman: s

  • Lalit Mansingh Vice President, Mahabodhi Society of India, Former Foreign Secretary, India

Member: s

  • Most Ven Ittapane Mahathero Maha Nayaka Thero of Kotte Sri kalyana Samagri Sangha Sabha of Siyam Maha Nikaya, Sri Lanka
  • Fredrick Hyde Chambers Council of Buddhist Society, Chairman Buddhist Support Group, UK

Secretary: s

  • Somboon Chungprampree Secretary General, INEB, Thailand

Global Envoys

Chairman: s

  • Richard Gere* Actor and Chairman, Gere Foundation, USA
  •  Dr B.K.Modi Chairman, Spice Group, India
  •  Stan Lai* Eminent Director of Theatre & Films, Taiwan
  •  Lady Mohini Kent Noon* Noon Foods Plc, promotes Inter-Faith understanding, UK
  • PhallopThaiiry* Secretary General, World Fellowship of Buddhists (WFB), Bangkok, Thailand
  •  Ani Choying Drolma Nagi Gompa Nunnery, Nuns Welfare Foundation of Nepal & Arya Tara Nunnery, Nepal
  •  Lodi Gyaltsen Gyari Chairman, Conservancy for Trans-Himalayan Arts & Culture, Visiting Faculty, Brookings University, USA
  •  Kirsan Illyumzhinov* Nagi Gompa Nunnery, Nuns Welfare Foundation of Nepal and Arya tara Nunnery, Russian Federation
  •  Most Ven. Prof. Phra Dharmakosajarn* Rector, Mahachulalong Kornrajavidyalaya University, Thailand *Invited

Global Advisory Committee Chairman: s

  • Dr Prakash Ambedkar President, Buddhist Society of India, India

Co-Chaired by: s

  • Ajarn Sulak Sivaraksha Co-founder, INEB, Thailand
  •  Bhikshuni Jampa Tsedroen Dr Carolla Roloff Member, Committee for Bhikshuni Ordination (CBO) in the Tibetan Buddhism & Faculty, Academy of World Religions, Hamburg, Germany
  •  Lalit Mansingh Vice President, Mahabodhi Society of India, Former Foreign Secretary, Board Member, International Crisis Group, India

Vice Chairperson: s

  • Dr (Mrs) Vesna Wallace Professor of Buddhist & Mongolian Studies, University of California, USA

Members: s

  •  H.E Tsona Rinpoche Chairman, Adhyatmic & Karmic Karyalaya, India
  •  Most Ven Thumtok Rinpoche Abbot, Namgyal Monastery, Tibetan in exile
  •  Ms. Sonam Yangchen Rana* UNDP, Nepal
  •  Prof. Kwaak Young Hoon Kwaak ESPRI, S. Korea
  •  Sir Fredrick Hyde Chambers, OBE Council of Buddhist Society, Chairman Buddhist Chaplaincy Support Group, UK
  •  Dr Lokesh Chandra* Director, International Academy of Indian Culture, India
  •  Dr Kapila Vatsyayan* Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha, India
  •  Most Ven Gelek Rinpoche Jewel Heart Foundation, USA
  •  Tashi Densapa Director, Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, India
  • Dr Pema Gyalpo Prof of Law, Japan
  •  Jagath Sumathipala President, All Ceylon Buddhist Congress, Sri Lanka
  •  Ms Wangmo Dixie* Chief Executive, Light of Buddhadharma Foundation International (LBDFI), USA
  •  Ven Mynak Tulku Rinpoche Professor Emeritus National Library and Archives, Royal Govt. of Bhutan, Bhutan

Coordinator: s

  • Dr Gregory Kruglak President, Conservancy for Trans Himalayan Arts & Culture, USA

*Invited

Heritage Preservation & Development Committee

Chairman: s

  • Prof Ananda Guruge Chairman of the World Buddhist University Council, USA

Co-Chaired by: s

  •  Ven. Dhammajyoti Centre for Buddhist Studies, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR of PRC
  •  Lalit Mansingh Vice President, Mahabodhi Society of India, Former Foreign Secretary, India

Vice Chairman: s

  • Ramdas Athawale Former Member of Parliament, India

Co-Vice Chairman: s

Dr Son Saubert Hony Privy Counsellor, Kingdom of Cambodia, Cambodia

Secretary: s

  • Rev. Kani Kouie Chief Resident Abbott, Tendai Sect Kozanji Temple, Japan

Members: s

  • Premananda Rupawate Founder, Bahujan Shiksha Sangh, India
  • Egil Lothe Vice President, European Buddhist Union, Norway
  •  Mrs Rukmini Tharu* Former Member of Constituent Assembly, Nepal
  •  Acharya Norbu Sherpa Chairman, Monastery & Vihara Management Council, Nepal
  •  Dr Ravindra Panth Director, Nav Nalanda Mahavihara, India
  •  Dr Sunil Karyakarwana Buddhist Chaplain to HM Forces, UK
  •  Ven Jikdol Sherpa Vice President, Nepal Buddhist Federation, Nepal
  •  Pramatha Barua Finance Secretary, Bangladesh Boudha Kristi PracharSangha, Bangladesh
  •  Chombay Kee President, YUVA Arunachal, India
  •  Ms Shakun Sherchan Nepal

*Currently withheld under request

Environment & Conservation Initiative

Chairman:

  • H.H Karmapa OgyenThinleyDorjee 17th Karmapa, head of Karma-Kagyu tradition, Tibetan in exile

Vice Chairperson:

  •  Most Ven Prof. BellanwilaWimalaratnaThero Secretary General (English Section), World Buddhist Sangha Council (WBSC), Taipei, Sri Lanka

Co-Vice Chaired By:

  •  Prof. John Stanley UK

Secretary:

  •  Dr. Barbara Maas Head, Species Conservation, NAABU, Germany

Members:

  • Ven Karma Rinpoche Nalanda Monastery, Karnataka, Tibetan in exile
  •  Ven Guru Tulku Rinpoche Abbot, Tawang Monastery, Arunachal Pradesh, India
  •  DamendaPorage Advisor, E-Learning Project, Sri Lanka
  •  Dr Lee Chi Ran Chief Director, HeadongYoungha Academy, S. Korea
  •  Simon Sharpe UK
  •  Most Ven Ashin Kumara Pro Rector, Sitagu International Buddhist Academy

*Currently withheld under request

Interfaith Realation

Co-Vice Chaired By:

  • Ven. BalangodaManjusri , Inter-faith Movement in Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka

Woman in Buddhism

Members: s

  • Her Eminence Minling Khandro Rinpoche Samten Tse Retreat Centre, Mussoorie, Tibetan in exile
  •  Ven. Bhikkhu Anulayo Numata Center for Buddhist Studies, University of Hamburg, Germany
  •  Ven. Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo Abbess and Director, Dongyu Gatsal, Ling Nunnery
  •  Roshi Joan Halifax Upaya Institute and Zen Center, USA
  •  Ven. Bhiksuni Jampa Tsedroen Dr Carola Roloff Member, Committee for Bhiksuni Ordination (CBO) in Tibetan Buddhism and Faculty, Academy of World Religions, Hamburg, Germany

Conveners for Young Leaders

  • H.E Kyabje Ling Rinpoche Gelugpa Order/Tradition, Tibetan in exile
  •  H.E Thuksey Rinpoche The Drukpa Order, India
  •  H.E Kundeling Rinpoche Drepung Gomang Monastery, Tibetan in exile
  •  Somboon Chungprampree Secretary General, INEB, Thailand
  •  Ms Amanda Keisel Sewalanka Foundation, USA
  • Tashi Zangmo Bhutan Nuns Association, Bhutan
  •  Dr Pornchai Pinyapong President, WFB Youth, Thailand
  •  Milind Gaikwad Secretary, BahujanSanskrutik Kendra, India
  •  Henry Baey Former President, Singapore Buddhist Fellowship, Singapore
  •  Ms. Siew Seet Tee Religious Affair officer, Vajrayana Buddhist Council of Malaysia, Malaysia
  •  Peter Mao Buddhist Door, Hong Kong
  •  Prashant Varma Director, Deer Park Institute, India
  •  Maling Gombu Arunachal Pradesh, India
  •  H.E Minling Penom Rinpoche Minling order, Nyingma Tradition, USA
  •  Capt Kaji Sherpa President, Nepalese Buddhist Association, UK
  •  Ms Thilini Navratne Sewalanka Foundation, Sri Lanka
  •  Ven Hai Min* Iconic Korean young US based monk, S. Korea
  •  Dr Aye Hnin Thwin President, Buddha Wisdom Society, Jamaica
  •  Khenpo Nyima Buddhist Philosophy Promotion & Monastery Development Committee, Nepal

Art, Culture & Media

Members: s

  • Suresh Jindal Devki Foundation, India
  •  Parikshet Sahni* India
  •  John Solomon Board Member, Khyentse Foundation, USA
  •  Ms. Kshipra Simon Asoka Mission, photojournalist, India
  •  Ms. Khuspreet Asoka Mission, photo archivist, India
  •  Sonam Gechen Agola Agola Films, Arunachal Pradesh, India
  •  Ms. H.G.S.D Milroy President, Prajapathi Buddhist Centre, Sri Lanka
  •  Ms. Aruna Vasudev Chairperson, Network for Promotion of Asian Cinema, Samsara Trust & Inner Path, India
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