Tuesday 26. September 2017
Religious Freedom

COMECE supports an ambitious and coherent human rights’ policy based on the transcendent dignity of every human being. While embracing the vision that the fundamental and inalienable right to religious freedom is the cornerstone of all human rights, it supports the view that EU decision-makers and officers should pay special attention to this fundamental right, in particular in its external relations. To promote religious freedom and more generally, peace, justice and liberty, COMECE is also involved in ecumenical, intercultural and interreligious dialogues.

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18. September 2017

EU funds, Churches are eligible actors

Webnews, 18/09/2017

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is expected to adopt an opinion that might answer to some of the concerns raised up by Churches and civil society organisations on the topic of access to EU Funding.

 

26. April 2017

Conference on religion and EU External action

Event 26/04/2017

COMECE and the EPP Group organise a Conference in the European Parliament titled “EU Guidelines on Freedom of Religion or Belief. What’s next?” The main objective of the event is to provide a platform to discuss religious and intercultural aspects of different EU policy areas.

26. January 2017

Religious freedom: COMECE meets special envoy Ján Figel

Webnews 26/01/2017

On the occasion of the meeting of the COMECE External affairs Commission, Mgr Kockerols , Br Olivier Poquillon and Justice&Peace Europe secretary general Stefan Lunte met with Ján Figel the EU Special Envoy for the promotion of freedom of religion or belief outside the European Union to discuss the situation of religious minorities in the world.

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