Religious Freedom Round Table, Kiev, Ukraine!!
The UCSJ will participate in the Religious Freedom Round Table in Kiev, Ukraine on April 16, 2019, 11am to 1:30pm. At the Round Table, the discussion will focus on "Civil society's joint effort in protecting religious freedom in the occupied territories of Ukraine; Crimea and Donbass." Representatives from Ukrainian churches and religious communities, human rights and public organizations, academicians and experts will lead the discussion.
Critical participating organizations are the local Center for Civil Liberties and the Institute for Religious Freedom. "This initiative aims at uniting efforts of the general public, primarily churches, religious associations, and human rights organizations, to foster dialogue and agree on joint actions for provision of religious freedom and peace-building, countering manifestations of radical ideologies and extremism, promoting sustainable peace and security."