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UN Special Rapporteur Address

UN Special Rapporteur Address

IRLA Introduction Video

This short video introducing the International Religious Liberty Association was played at the opening ceremony of the IRLA's 8th World Congress for Religious Freedom, August 22...

Interview with Robert Seiple

Ambassador Robert Seiple, the first US Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, received an award honoring his contributions to the advancement of human rights and religious ...

Ted N.C. Wilson

Dr. Ted N.C. Wilson is president of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, a worldwide communion of some 20 million baptized members. Dr. Wilson was ...

Asma T. Uddin

Asma Uddin is the director of strategy for the Center for Islam and Religious Freedom, a nonprofit engaged at the intersection of Islam and religious ...

Knox Thames

Knox Thames is the Special Advisor for Religious Minorities in the Near East and South/Central Asia at the US Department of State in Washington, ...

Marian Gh. Simion

Marian Gh. Simion is a Romanian Orthodox theologian, academic, and human rights advocate. He is President of the Institute for Peace Studies in Eastern Christianity, ...

Thomas Schirrmacher

Prof. Dr. Thomas Schirrmacher is President of the International Council of the International Society for Human Rights, and Associate Secretary General for Theological Concerns. He ...

Brett G. Scharffs

Brett G. Scharffs is the Francis R. Kirkham Professor of Law at Brigham Young University Law School and Director of the Law School's International Center ...

Jaime Rossell Granados

Jaime Rossell Granados is Deputy Director General of Relations with Religious Denominations in Spain's Ministry of Justice. Previously, he was Professor of Law in Church ...

Dudley C. Rose

The Rev. Dudley C. Rose is Associate Dean for Ministry Studies and is Lecturer on Ministry at Harvard Divinity School. The Rev. Rose was a ...

Tina Ramirez

Tina Ramirez is Founder and President of Hardwired Global, an organization that develops indigenous leadership for the freedom of religion or belief. Ms. Ramirez was ...

Carol Palmer

Carol Palmer is Permanent Secretary at the Jamaican Ministry of Justice, and Chairperson of the National Task Force Against Trafficking in Persons. Ms. Palmer was ...

John R. Nay

Ambassador John R. Nay is president of the International Religious Liberty Association. He formerly served as US Ambassador to the Republic of Suriname. Throughout his ...

Rosa Maria Martinez de Codes

Rosa Maria Martinez de Codes is Professor of American History at the University Complutense in Madrid, Spain. She served as Vice Director of Religious Freedom ...

David Little

Dr. David Little is retired Professor of the Practice in Religion, Ethnicity and International Conflict at Harvard Divinity School, and was an Associate at the ...

Damaris Dias Moura Kuo

Damaris Dias Moura Kuo is a lawyer specializing in fundamental rights who has worked for the past 15 years as an advocate for religious freedom in ...

Elizabeta Kitanovic (Plenary presentation)

Elizabeta Kitanovic spoke at the 8th World Congress for Religious Freedom in Hollywood, Florida, held August 22-24, 2017. Dr. Kitanovic is Executive Secretary for Human Rights ...

Elizabeta Kitanovic (Breakout session)

Elizabeta Kitanovic spoke at the 8th World Congress for Religious Freedom in Hollywood, Florida, held August 22-24, 2017. Dr. Kitanovic is Executive Secretary for Human Rights ...

T. Jeremy Gunn

Jeremy Gunn spoke at the 8th World Congress for Religious Freedom in Hollywood, Florida, held August 22-24, 2017. Dr. Gunn is Professor of Law and Political ...

Brian J. Grim

Brian Grim spoke at the 8th World Congress for Religious Freedom in Hollywood, Florida, held August 22-24, 2017. Dr. Grim is the founder and president of ...

John Graz

Dr. John Graz is the Founder and Director of the International Center for Public Affairs and Religious Freedom at the Adventist Campus in Collonges-sous-Saleve, France. ...

Timothy Golden

Dr. Timothy Golden is Professor of History and Philosophy and Director of Walla Walla University's new Donald Blake Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity ...

Rev. César García (Breakout Session)

Rev. César García is General Secretary of the Mennonite World Communion, and he spoke at the IRLA's 8th World Congress for Religious Freedom ...

Rev. César García (Plenary Presentation)

Rev. César García is General Secretary of the Mennonite World Communion, and he spoke at the IRLA's 8th World Congress for Religious Freedom ...

Richard Foltin

Richard Foltin spoke at the 8th World Congress for Religious Freedom, held August 22-24, 2017, in Hollywood, Florida. Mr. Foltin is Director of National and Legislative ...

W. Cole Durham, Jr. (Plenary Presentation)

Professor Dr. Durham spoke at the 8th World Congress for Religious Freedom, held August 22-24, 2017, in Hollywood, Florida. Professor Durham is the Susa Young Gates ...

W. Cole Durham, Jr. (Breakout Session)

Professor Dr. Durham spoke at the 8th World Congress for Religious Freedom, held August 22-24, 2017, in Hollywood, Florida. Professor Durham is the Susa Young Gates ...

Karnik Doukmetzian

Karnik Doukmetzian spoke at the 8th World Congress for Religious Freedom in Hollywood, Florida, held August 22-24, 2017. Mr. Doukmetzian is a vice president of the ...

Ganoune Diop

Dr. Ganoune Diop speaking at the opening session of the 8th IRLA World Congress for Religious Freedom. This presentation includes his report on the activities ...

James T. Christie

The Rev. Dr. Prof. James Christie spoke at the 8th World Congress for Religious Freedom, held August 22-24, 2017, in Hollywood, Florida. Dr. Christie is Professor ...

Blandine Chelini-Pont

Dr. Blandine Chelini-Pont spoke at the 8th World Congress for Religious Freedom, held August 22-24, 2017, in Hollywood, Florida. Dr. Chelini-Pont is Professor of Contemporary History, ...

Jabulile Buthelezi

Jabulile Buthelezi spoke at the 8th World Congress for Religious Freedom, August 2-24, 2017, in Hollywood, Florida. Ms. Buthelezi is a social activitist and communicator from ...

Ana Maria Celis Brunet

Dr. Ana Maria Celis Brunet spoke at the 8th World Congress for Religious Freedom, held August 22-24, 2017, in Hollywood, Florida. Dr. Brunet is Professor in ...

Liberato C. Bautista

The Rev. Dr. Liberato C. Bautista spoke at the 8th World Congress for Religious Freedom, held August 22-24, 2017, in Hollywood, Florida. Dr. Bautista is Assistant ...

Andrea Bartoli

Dr. Andrea Bartoli speaking at the 8th World Congress for Religious Freedom, August 2-24, 2017, in Hollywood, Florida. Dr. Bartoli is the Dean of the School ...

Pasquale Annicchino

Pasquale Annicchino spoke at the 8th World Congress for Religious Freedom, August 2-24, 2017, in Hollywood, Florida. Dr. Annicchino is a research fellow at the Robert ...