NGO Committee on Freedom of Religion or Belief

Protecting freedom of thought and conscience within the international community of nations in New York City.

Tackling Religious Intolerance and Discrimination at the Workplace: Reception with Special Rapporteur Heiner Bielefeldt

On Thursday, October 23, 2014, the UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief, Heiner Bielefeldt, will present his new report entitled “Tackling Religious Intolerance and Discrimination at the Workplace.” Following the presentation of Special Rapporteur Bielefeldt’s report, a reception will be held in his honor where he will describe his report, and take questions from those in attendance. RSVP is required.

Special Rapporteur Bielefeldt’s presentation will take place between 3:00 and 6:00 p.m. in room 1B of the UN’s Conference Building . The reception will be held afterwards, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., at the Marriott Eastside Hotel (525 Lexington Avenue). It is being sponsored by the International Consortium for Law and Religion Studies (Milan, Italy) and the International Center for Law and Religion Studies of Brigham Young University, in collaboration with the NGO Committee for Freedom of Religion or Belief.

You must RSVP for this event by Saturday, October 18. To RSVP, please fill out the form at If you encounter problems, please email



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