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
Open letter to the Prime ... Open letter to the Prime Minister of Vietnam concerning the legislative system with regard to belief groups.
Intergroup Chairs condemn... Intergroup Chairs condemn attacks on Ahmadis in Pakistan
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Tanzania/Zanzibar Question for written answer to the Commission Rule 117 Peter Van Dalen (ECR), Dennis de Jong (GUE/NGL), Laszlo Surjan (EPP), Hannu Takkula (ALDE) Subject: Tanzania/Zanzibar With the