Events

Religious Freedom & Indigenous Peoples

Religious Freedom and Indigenous PeoplesWednesday, October 26, 2022 | 5 - 7 p.m.James Chapel, Union Theological Seminary, New York On October 25, the UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief will present a report on “Indigenous Peoples and the Right to Freedom of Religion or Belief,” to the 77th United Nations General Assembly. The aims to understand the “obstacles that Indigenous peoples have faced in exercising the right to freedom of religion or belief." This symposium will  offer a high-level discussion of the report and challenges facing Indigenous peoples around the world in practicing their beliefs.