Human Rights

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Human Rights are a significant focus for international organisations such as the European Union, Council of Europe, Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe and United Nations.

CEC Member Churches advocate for the promotion and protection of human rights at the highest standards inside Europe and beyond its borders.

We monitor and advocate for the implementation of civil and political rights, as well as social, economic and cultural rights vis-à-vis International Organisations and European Institutions. We devote attention to a number of specific issues including freedom of religion or belief, anti-discrimination legislation, and developing resources for training and human rights education.Recent consultations on freedom of religion or belief and religious minorities in culturally diverse societies have produced statements on these topics.

Following are speeches from 2018 CEC debate on 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights & European Parliament seminar in the framework of Article 17 

Video: 5th Summer School on Human Rights in Málaga

Video: Justice for Spanish Pastors

Video: Standing UP for Minority Rights

Let us work together for creation of a human rights culture!

For more information on these issues please contact Dr Elizabeta Kitanovic.

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