RTCYPP News 26.10.19

2019 RTCYPP/ODIHR-OSCE Youth Seminar on Freedom of Religion or Belief

Twenty amazing Cypriot Youth and students from five faith communities of Cyprus come together for the first humanrights seminar for youth on Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB) in Cyprus.
The one and a half day training seminar was facilitated by two expert trainers from the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (ODIHR-OSCE), organized and hosted by the Office for the Religious Track Of the Cyprus Peace Process( RTCYPP).

The seminar took place at the Home for Cooperation and the Ledra Palace Hotel In the UN controlled buffer zone in Nicosia from 25-26 October 2019. It followed a day and a half of training with clerical and lay representatives of religious leaders of Cyprus and faith communities as well as a special session with women on women’s rights and FoRB.

Sincere appreciation and gratitude to the governments of Sweden and Italy for their financial support as well as the Home for Cooperation and UNFICYP for providing the space for the meetings and partnership.
Stay tuned for more information and exciting updates from the youth participants soon.



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