IRF Ministerial: Day Two Highlights

IRF Ministerial Highlights — Day Two

Recipients of the 2019 International Religious Freedom Award

Schedules were full at Day Two of the Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom hosted by the State Department. Participants were divided into one of three tracks:

  • Track One — Building Blocks for Advancing Religious Freedom
  • Track Two — Emerging Trends in Religious Freedom
  • Track Three — Religious Freedom in Development and Humanitarian Assistance

A variety of topics was covered in more than 30 general and breakout sessions.  The conversations ranged from how to combat the rise of anti-Semitism, documenting atrocities, and the role of journalism in international religious freedom to the fragmentation of religious minority communities, innovation and technology in global development, and the economic and security benefits of advancing religious freedom. Continue reading