- Religious Freedom
On November 8, 2014, Members of Parliament from across the world gathered in Oslo to create a new International Panel of Parliamentarians for Freedom of Religion or Belief (IPPFoRB), pledging to work together to see an end to belief-based persecution. Through subsequent meetings and international efforts, the group has grown to include Parliamentarians of different beliefs from Bosnia and Herzegovina; Brazil; Burma/Myanmar; Cambodia; Canada; Central African Republic; Chad; Chile; Costa Rica; Denmark; Dominican Republic; Ecuador; Egypt; El Salvador; European Parliament; Georgia; Germany; Honduras; India; Iraq; Ireland; Israel; Jordan; Kenya; Lebanon; Lithuania; Malawi; Malaysia; Mexico; Netherlands; Nigeria; Norway; Pakistan; Paraguay; Peru; Senegal; Serbia; South Africa; Sudan; Taiwan; Tunisia; United Kingdom; Uruguay.
For more information on IPPFoRB’s history, aims and activities, see the articles below or visit the IPPFoRB’s website at www.IPPFoRB.com.
Nepal is a country known throughout the world for its spectacular geography. It is home to eight of the world’s ten tallest mountains and perhaps most famously, to Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth. But below the awe-inspiring Himalayan peaks lies a country which is at a significant point in its constitutional and political […]
In the face of rising religious persecution of people on the grounds of faith or belief, on September 17-19, over 100 parliamentarians from almost 50 countries met in New York City to discuss ways to advance freedom of religion or belief. The event was cosponsored by the International Panel of Parliamentarians for Freedom of Religion […]
NEWS RELEASE Summit of Parliamentarians Concludes with Action Letters and Resolution NEW YORK, 19 September 2015 – In the face of rising religious persecution of people on the grounds of faith or belief, parliamentarians from almost 50 countries concluded an unprecedented summit discussing ways to advance freedom of religion or belief for all. Focused on […]
Cognizant that severe violations of freedom of religion or belief continue to occur around the world, perpetrated by states, state proxies, and non-state actors; Taking note of studies indicating an increase in restrictions on the free practice of religion or belief, with the majority of the global population living in countries where their freedom to […]
Members of Parliament from across the world gathered in Oslo on November 8, 2014, to create a new International Panel of Parliamentarians for Freedom of Religion or Belief (IPPFRB), and pledged to work together to see an end to belief-based persecution. The group was drawn from across the world, and included Parliamentarians of different beliefs from Brazil, Canada, Germany, Nepal, Norway, South Africa, […]