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
Open letter to the Prime ... Open letter to the Prime Minister of Vietnam concerning the legislative system with regard to belief groups.
Letter to High Representa... Letter to High Representative/Vice President Federica Mogherini about European Union Action Plan on Human Rights
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
Amendments to European Pa... The Intergroup tabled amendments 292, 296, 297, 298, 303, 325 and 401, which can be viewed on the document below. Intergroup members from the 6 largest groups signed (EPP – Lars