San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Reconciling Values, Religion and Human Rights
Tuesday 13 September
Resolving so-called tensions between ‘traditional values’, European values and human rights, identifying shared values across religious and secular traditions.
12.30 Arrivals and Lunch
13.15 Round Table 1
Why we are here? why is this so important?
Our journey to Collaboration: Evelyne Paradis, Director, ILGA
Current conflicts over values: Alan Murray, President, ENORB
Human rights, Fundamental Rights, LGBT and Religion & Belief issues (speaker from EU DG Justice)
Education and Intercultural dialogue: Building shared values through education (speaker from EU DG Education)
14.30 Round Table 2
Working for change with key religions
Joseanne Peregin, Drachma, Malta; Florin Buhuceanu, ECPI, Romania; Imam Ajmal Masroor, Barefoot Institute, London; Rabbi Marc Neiger, Paris
Catholics, Orthodox, Protestants, Muslims, Jews: key contexts
17.00 Interactive session
Sharing experience of the conflicts around religious commitment and sexuality for individuals and communities in safe spaces (Robin Sclafani)
18.00 Close, followed by reception
Wednesday 14 September
Planning activities in member states to build mutual understanding and human rights for R&B and LGBT communities.
09.30 Key Project Objectives, based on results of 2015 project (Mark Barwick/Alan Murray)
10.00 Group Workshops
What are some of the challenges/obstacles in my country for the implementation of this project? What concrete outcomes can I hope for in my country?
11.00 Plenary Feedback & questions
11.30 Campaigning and Communication for social change within religious and LGBT communities (Bruno Selun, Kumqat/OSF)
14.00 Planning meetings of participants with consultants
15.00 Close and departure
When & Where
European Network on Religion and Belief