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International Ministerial Conference on Freedom of Religion or Belief

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 110362, tabled on 24 January 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps the Government plans to take to help ensure that the UK-hosted conference on freedom of religion or belief in July 2022 results in tangible outcomes.

Answered on

1 February 2022

The UK-hosted International Ministerial Conference on Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB) in July 2022 will drive forward international efforts on this agenda and demonstrate the UK's leading role in supporting freedom and openness. This conference will allow us to use our global influence to promote and protect freedom of religion or belief for all internationally. Preparations for the conference are underway, including consultations with our international and domestic partners to consider a wide range of possible outcomes.