New Research: Combating global religious intolerance: the implementation of Human Rights Council resolution 16/18
On 12 February 2015, OxHRH Associate Director Dr Nazila Ghanea presented the Universal Rights Group’s report ‘Combating Global Religious Intolerance: the Implementation of Human Rights Council Resolution 16/18’ in Geneva, which she co-authored. The other panelists were Ambassador Keith Harper (US), Ambassador Zamir Akram (Pakistan), Ambassador Mehmet Ferden Carikci (Turkey) and Mr Mark Matthews (Deputy Permanent Representative, UK) with Mr Marc Limon, Director of Universal Rights Group, in the Chair.
Over 110 participants, mostly diplomats, came to discuss the UN human rights response to religious intolerance, and particularly the implementation of Human Rights Council resolution A/HRC/RES/16/18 on “Combating intolerance, negative stereotyping and stigmatization of, and discrimination, incitement to violence, and violence against persons based on religion or belief”.
Photos from the event can be found here.