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 the Yemen Gover... Letter to the Yemen Government regarding Baha’i citizen in prison
Meeting with USCIRF On 13th November 2013, EPWG on FoRB Co-President Dennis de Jong met with a delegation from the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) to discuss
Letter from the HR/VP to ... Letter from the HR/VP to Intergroup Co-Presidents
What do MEPs do with thei... On 27th January 2015, Dennis de Jong MEP hosted an event in cooperation with the Intergroup on Freedom of Religion or Belief and Religious Tolerance on “What