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Religious Freedom

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 52646, tabled on 19 May 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether his Department responded to the UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief’s call for evidence for his report to the United Nations General Assembly on the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 16.

Answered on

3 June 2020

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office is presently coordinating the UK's response to the UN Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Religion or Belief's report on eliminating intolerance and discrimination based on religion or belief and the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 16, taking into account contributions from other Government Departments. We aim to submit our response by the UN's deadline of 6 June.