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EP Conference – Religious Rituals and Fundamental Rights

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EP Conference – Religious Rituals and Fundamental Rights
EP Conference – Religious Rituals and Fundamental Rights

Time & Location

10 Apr 2018, 16:00 – 18:00

Location is TBD

About the event

European Parliament Room A5H-1

Following the latest developments concerning circumcision and kosher meat processing across Europe, we would like to invite you to a Conference in the European Parliament on “Religious Rituals and Fundamental Rights”. This event is hosted by: EPP GROUP INTERRELIGIOUS AND INTERCULTURAL DIALOGUE.

Speakers: György Hölvényi MEP and Jan Olbrycht MEP, Co-Chairmen of the Working Group on Intercultural Activities and Religious Dialogue Rabbi Avi Tawil, Director of the European Jewish Community Centre (EJCC) Thomas Gergely, Professor at ULB and director of the Martin Buber Judaism studies institute Rev. Olivier Poquillon OP, General Secretary of the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) Dr Elizabeta Kitanovic, Executive Secretary for Human Rights of Conference of European Churches in Brussels. (CEC) Alex Benjamin, Director of Public Affairs, European Jewish Association (EJA) Salah Echallaoui, Muslim Executive of Belgium (EMB) Vincent Depaigne, Coordinator of the Dialogue with Churches, Religions and Philosophical and Non-confessional Organisations. European Commission Claude Cahn, Human Rights Officer in the Regional Office for Europe of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner (OHCHR)

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