The European Parliament Working Group on Freedom of Religion or Belief co-hosted an event with the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) and European Platform against Religious Intolerance and Discrimination (EPRID) on 12th February 2014. The event, which was held in the European Parliament, was attended by over 200 guests with the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief (EPWG on FoRB) giving the key note speech.
EPWG on FoRB, UCIRF, EPRID co-host an event in the European Parliament on the “The state of Freedom of Religion or Belief in the world”
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