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
EPWG on FoRB hosting a Pa... EPWG on FoRB Co-Presidents Peter Van Dalen and Dennis De Jong and the EPWG on FoRB held a meeting with a Pakistani Delegation in the European Parliament.
EEAS FoRB Guidelines meet... 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
VP/HR – Unlawful ar... Question for written answer to the Commission (Vice-President/High Representative) Rule 117 Cornelis de Jong (GUE/NGL) Subject: VP/HR – Unlawful arrest and imprisonment of two Ahmadi Muslims Mr
FoRB Intergroup welcomes ... Today, the European Parliament adopted the Annual Report on Human Rights and Democracy in the world 2015 and the European Union’s policy on the matter. Intergroup co-Chair
New report shows: Persecu... Today, the International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU) presented the 2016 Freedom of Thought Report during a meeting in the European Parliament, hosted by Dennis de Jong,