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112th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. RES. 440


Congratulating H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III and the Honorable Ben Gilman on being awarded the 2010 World Peace Prize.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

October 14, 2011

Mr. Engel (for himself and Mr. Rivera) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs


RESOLUTION

Congratulating H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III and the Honorable Ben Gilman on being awarded the 2010 World Peace Prize.

    Whereas H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III is recognized by the World Peace Prize Awarding Council for his selfless devotion to a wide scope of humanitarian activities directed at people from different communities throughout the world, embracing all races, ethnicities, cultures, and religions through a self-described approach of kindness, peace, and equality to all;

    Whereas the Honorable Ben Gilman is recognized by the World Peace Prize Awarding Council for being a life-long champion of human rights, striving to end world hunger, and fighting illegal narcotics abuse and trafficking; and

    Whereas the Honorable Ben Gilman served 15 terms in the U.S. Congress during which he served as Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on International Relations, Congressional delegate to the United Nations Vice Chairman of the House Select Committee on Missing Persons in Southeast Asia, and a member of the U.S. Commission on the Ukraine Famine: Now, therefore, be it

Resolved, That the House of Representatives—

(1) congratulates H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III and the Honorable Ben Gilman on receiving the 2010 World Peace Prize; and

(2) commends H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III and the Honorable Ben Gilman for their humanitarian contributions to our society.