NGO Committee on Freedom of Religion or Belief

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

Special Meeting: Multinational Efforts to Promote Freedom of Religion or Belief, Featuring Dr. Irfan Abubakar

This September 17-19, 2015, the International Panel of Parliamentarians for Freedom of Religion or Belief (IPP-FoRB) and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation will convene a first-of-its-kind joint meeting with parliamentarians, diplomats, UN officials, and civil society representatives to discuss ways to increase international cooperation to combat persecution and advance religious freedom for all.

Full details on this meeting can be found here, and information on NGO registration can be found here.

The NGO Committee on Freedom of Religion or Belief is excited to announce that it will host a side event bringing civil society representatives together to discuss the proceedings and formulate suggestions on how governmental actors can effectively work with civil society to protect the rights to freedom of religion or belief. The side event will chaired by Committee president Michael De Dora, who will present the group’s recommendations back to the parliamentarians, diplomats, and UN officials. Continue reading