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
Letter to High Representa... Letter to High Representative/Vice President Federica Mogherini
Persecution of Christians... Persecution of Christians significantly increased in 2015 – Peter van Dalen MEP launches Open Doors’ World Watch List report Click here to download press release
Protecting religious or b... Intergroup calls on the European Union to focus on protecting religious or belief minorities in the MENA region as ISIS attacks Christian villages in Syria
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
EU FoRB &RT Intergro... The European Parliament Intergroup on Freedom of Religion or Belief and Religious Tolerance (FoRB&RT) condemns the lukewarm responses from the EU institutions after the police raid at