Event:

Promoting freedom of religion or belief – what is the role of education? (WP1662)

Freedom of religion or belief (FoRB) is a human right enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. However, in many parts of the world, religious minorities are persecuted, discriminated against or treated as second class citizens. Promoting respect for different faiths and beliefs and ensuring that people have the freedom to practice as they choose is not only crucial to individual and community wellbeing, but to the social fabric of entire countries and regions, and to global peace and stability.

This Wilton Park dialogue, in partnership with the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and with Chevening, seeks to bring together Chevening Scholars from around the world with experts on freedom of religion or belief, to share experience and best practice around how the freedom of religion or belief can be better protected and promoted, and what role education can play in safeguarding it.


Date:
Wed 5 - Fri 7 December, 2018
Venue:

Wiston House

Wilton Park
Wiston House, Steyning
West Sussex
BN44 3DZ
+44 (0) 1903 815 020
For more information see Your stay at Wilton Park

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Event no:
WP1662
Themes:
Human rights, good governance and faith
Tags:
faith, freedom of religion, religious minorities

Published outputs

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Contacts

Olivia Murphy: Assistant Programme Director

Biography and other events

Sandry Koo: Project Manager

T: +44 (0) 1903 817765
F: +44 (0) 1903 816373
E: sandry.koo@wiltonpark.org.uk

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