International Panel of Parliamentarians for Freedom of Religion or Belief

Viktor Yelensky, MP: Fostering Religi...

Viktor Yelensky is a parliamentary member of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine and the head of its Subcommittee for Freedom of Conscience. He also serves as the current president of the Ukrainian Association for Religious Liberty. Previously, Yelensky worked as a researcher at the Institute of Sociology and Philosophy and as an editor for the […]

Chancellor Angela Merkel: Keynote Spe...

Rede von Bundeskanzlerin Merkel bei der Internationalen Parlamentarierkonferenz zur Religionsfreiheit am Mittwoch, den 14. September 2016 Lieber Volker Kauder, sehr geehrte Baronesse Berridge, sehr geehrter Herr Raja, Herr Botschafter Nӕss, lieber Hans-Gert Pöttering, liebe Kolleginnen und Kollegen aus den Parlamenten, meine Damen und Herren, bei drängenden politischen Fragen ist es das eine, zu kritisieren, was […]

José Ramos-Horta: Keynote Speech

José Ramos-Horta: Keynote Speech

José Ramos Horta is a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate (1996); President of Timor-Leste (2007-2012); Prime Minister (2006-2007); Senior Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs (2001-2006); Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General and Head of the UN Integrated Peace-building Mission in Guinea-Bissau (2013-2014);  Chair, High Level Independent Panel On UN Peace Operations (2014-2015); Co-Chair, Independent Commission […]