On September 4, the Intergroup will launch its fourth annual report on freedom of religion or belief and EU external action.
On Wednesday January 17, MEP Peter van Dalen, together with MEP Catherine Stihler, co-hosted the launch of Open Doors’ annual report, the World Watch List. Unfortunately, this year’s report highlighted a worrying trend; persecuting against Christians is increasing. Of the 2.48 billion followers of Christ in the world today, 1 in 12 face severe […]
Dennis de Jong MEP Invites you to The International Humanist and Ethical Union’s (IHEU) Annual Report Launch 5th December,2017 10:30-13:00, European Parliament Library ASP05D We are pleased to invite you to the official launch event of the 2017 edition of the International Humanists and Ethical Union (IHEU) Freedom of Thought Report. This thorough report provides a global perspective on […]
Human rights ought to be a fundamental issue, particularly for the EU The EU should stand firm for universal human rights, particularly in its foreign policy, according to the cross-party Intergroup for Freedom of Religion or Belief. Its co-chairs, the MEP Dennis de Jong (SP) and MEP Peter van Dalen (CU-SGP) are worried by the […]
On 19 May Intergroup Co-Chair MEP Dennis de Jong was invited to Copenhagen to first give a public lecture at the Danish Human Rights Institute, followed by a meeting in the Folketing (the Danish Parliament) with the newly established Danish Parliamentarian FoRB Network. MEP Dennis de Jong was accompanied by FoRB Intergroup Secretariat member, Danielle […]