Friends of Tibet
Be a Friend of Tibet. Get Your Blue Book Today!
The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) intends to
resolve the issue of Tibet and preserve the Tibetan
culture and its unique Buddhist traditions on the basis
of the Middle Way Policy initiated by His Holiness the
Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Tibet. Many
individuals have shown solidarity and voluntarily
contributed towards the Tibetan cause which has greatly
benefited the just cause of Tibet and in sustaining the
Tibetan refugee community in exile.
Tibetan Solidarity Partnership (aka Blue Book)
project is patterned after the Tibetan Freedom
Movement’s Green Book to record the generous
contributions of many individuals to resolve the issue
of Tibet. It was introduced in year 1996 with an aim of
garnering support and solidarity for the just cause of
Tibet from people of all walks of life.
We need your continual support for the Tibetan cause
and you can voluntarily join this solidarity alliance as
mark of your support.
A Blue Book is issued to every member wishing to
contribute to this project to symbolize their solidarity.
Hence it is called Blue Book project. Your generosity
will be recorded across time by placing colorful stamps
bearing the picture of different ancient Tibetan
heritage affixed on the book to the value of your
All proceeds from the contribution will be used
towards supporting various CTA projects related to
education of Tibetan children, revitalizing Tibetan
refugee settlements, providing healthcare and other
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is a Blue Book?
The Blue Book or the Tibetan Solidarity Partnership
is a project of the Central Tibetan Administration
(CTA), the legitimate representative of six million
Tibetans. This special initiative launched in 1996
enables friends of Tibet to make annual financial
contributions to help support the various educational,
cultural, developmental and humanitarian activities of
the CTA. Blue Book holders receive regular updates on
Tibetan issues. This is a companion project to the Green
Book, a voluntary contribution program for Tibetans.
2. What is the primary objective of the Blue Book?
Blue Book seeks to reach out to friends of Tibet
around the world whose support is crucial to help
resolve the issue of Tibet. Tibetans are engaged in a
life and death struggle to preserve its culture and
restore freedom in Tibet. The funds raised are used to
support over 150,000 Tibetan refugees primarily in
South. By applying for a Blue Book, you are saying I
care deeply about the Tibetan people and Tibet, and
stand in solidarity with them.
3. Who can apply for a Blue Book?
Any 18 year old and above.
4. How can I apply for a Blue Book?
Please complete the
form and submit it along with two passport-sized
photos and mail it to the Tibet Bureau, Place de la
Navigation 10, 1201 Geneva, Switzerland. The Tibet
Bureau will in turn send it to Blue Book office at
5. What is the annual Blue Book contribution?
There is no fixed contribution amount for the Blue
Book. However, members are encouraged to at consider
donating the equivalent of US$25 a year. Donors will
receive a colorful stamp bearing the picture of
different ancient Tibetan heritage sites, which can be
affixed to the pages of the book as validation of your
contribution. Generous donors contributing $500 or more
will receive special mention and acknowledgement.
6. Where do the Blue Book contributions go?
All contributions go into the Blue Book Fund. Money
from the Fund is used towards supporting various CTA
projects related to education of Tibetan children,
revitalizing Tibetan refugee settlements, providing
healthcare and other services.
7. What are the benefits of being a Blue Book
Tibetan freedom struggle is based on the principles
of non-violence, truth and justice. It is thus a moral
issue. By signing up for a Blue Book, you are not only
expressing solidarity with these principles, but with a
people and culture who are experiencing a clear threat
of extinction as a result of Tibet’s occupation by
China. Your holding a Blue Book means you are a member
of the extended Tibetan family. You will receive regular
updates, acknowledgements and the gratitude of all
8. Can I use the Blue Book for fundraising?
Possession of a Blue Book simply indicates that you
are a Friend of Tibet. It is not an endorsement for any
Tibetan-related projects that you may be involved with.
We request friends to not use the book for any
fundraising purposes. 9. Who do I contact if I have more
questions? For more information and queries, please send
an email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
How do I make a Donation?
Please send your donation directly to the Tibet
Bureau o you can make bank transfer to office account
The Tibet Bureau
Place de la Navigation 10
Tel. +41 22 738 79 40
Fax +41 22 738 79 41
E-Mail: info (at) tibetoffice.ch
Name: Tibet Bureau Switzerland Account
IBAN: CH60 0900 0000 1745 3291 2
Bank Address: Swiss Post, Post Finance, Nordring 8, 3030
We accept cash, Bank draft or cheques. Please make
sure you supply your full name and contact details.