In April 2013, members of the EPWG on FoRB had a high level meeting with Maciej Popowski, Deputy Secretary General of the EEAS, Charles-Michel Geurts, Deputy Head of Division Human Rights Policy Instruments and Bilateral Cooperation and Jean-Bernard Bolvin, Desk officer, Human Rights Policy Instruments Unit. They discussed the draft EU Guidelines on Freedom of Religion or Belief and amendments submitted by the Bureau of our Working Group. During the meeting the challenging issues have been raised, including the issue of conversion, registration, the tools the EU can use when the country breaches FoRB, implementation of the EU Guidelines.
EEAS FoRB Guidelines meeting
Baha´i sentenced to deat... The Intergroup is extremely concerned about the case of Mr Hamed Bin Haydara, a member of the Baha’i community in Yemen, who was sentenced to death on
VP/HR – Treatment o... Question for written answer to the Commission (Vice-President/High Representative) Rule 117 Cornelis de Jong (GUE/NGL) Subject: VP/HR – Treatment of minority communities in the Pakistan elections The
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Intergroup co-Chair,Denni... Intergroup co-Chair,Dennis de Jong MEP calls to end the discrimination, persecution and threat faced by non-religious minorities in the world. Click here to download the press
EPWG on FoRB co-hosting a... On July 9th 2013, MEP Laszlo Tokes a member of the EPWG on FoRB, hosted a public hearing on the struggle of “Ethnic Chins in a changing
EPWG on FoRB requests a m... EPWG on FoRB requests a meeting with the Ambassador of Pakistan to the European Union (EU) regarding Asia Bibi