The International Panel of Parliamentarians for Freedom of Religion or Belief (IPPFoRB)

IPPFoRB is an informal network of parliamentarians and legislators from around the world committed to combating religious persecution and advancing freedom of religion or belief.

International Commission of Jurists (ICJ)

ICJ is a nongovernmental organization that defends human rights and the rule of law worldwide.

Commonwealth Initiative for Freedom of Religion or Belief (CIFoRB)

CIFoRB empowers Commonwealth parliamentarians to protect and promote the freedom of religion or belief through research, education and advocacy.

International Institute for Religious Freedom (IIRF)

IIRF is a network of professors, researchers, academics, specialists and university institutions from all continents which works on reliable data on the violation of religious freedom worldwide.

NGO Committee on Freedom of Religion or Belief

The NGO Committee on Freedom of Religion or Belief promotes and defends international agreements protecting freedom of religion or belief from within the United Nations headquarters in New York City.


Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)

OSCE’S Office of Democratic Institutions and Human Rights focuses on assisting participating States, religious or belief communities, and civil society in protecting and promoting the right to freedom of religion or belief.

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United Nations Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief

The Special Rapporteur is by the UN Human Rights Council, whose mandate is to identify existing and emerging obstacles to freedom of religion or belief and present recommendations on ways and means to overcome such obstacles.


In Asia


ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR)

APHR is a human rights intervention force of current and former parliamentarians, who use their unique positions and innovative means to prevent discrimination, uphold political freedom, and promote democracy and human rights throughout the region.

Southeast Asia Freedom of Religion or Belief Conference (SEA FoRB)

SEA FoRB is an assembly of religious freedom advocates who are dedicated to promote religious freedom in Southeast Asia.

ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA)

AIPA is a regional parliamentary organization that serves as the center of communication and information among ASEAN member parliaments.


In Europe

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Stefanus Alliance International

Stefanus Alliance International, is a Christian missions and human rights organisation, with a special focus on freedom of belief and religion as expressed in article 18 of the UN Human Rights Declaration.

European Federation for Freedom of Belief (FOB)

The European Federation for Freedom of Belief (FOB) is a federation of associations that advocate freedom of thought, religion and belief.

International Association for Religious Freedom (IARF)

IARF is a UK-based charity that works for freedom of religion and belief globally.

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All Party Parliamentary
Group for International
Freedom of Religion or Belief

All-Party Parliamentary Groups are informal groups of members of both houses in the UK with a common interest in particular issues.

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Liberal International

Liberal International is a political international federation for liberal political parties headquartered in London.


In North America


Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs

Berkley Center seeks a more just and peaceful world by deepening knowledge and solving problems at the intersection of religion and global affairs through research, teaching, and engaging multiple publics. 

United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF)

USCIRF is an independent, bipartisan U.S. federal government commission created by the 1998 International Religious Freedom Act (IRFA) that monitors the universal right to freedom of religion or belief abroad. 

Religious Freedom Institute (RFI)

The Religious Freedom Institute (RFI) is a non-profit organization committed to achieving broad acceptance of religious liberty as a fundamental human right.

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U.S. Department of State, The Office of International Religious Freedom

The Office of International Religious Freedom has the mission of promoting religious freedom as a core objective of U.S. foreign policy. 

International Center for Law and Religion Studies (ICLRS)

ICLRS is a global academic leader in the field of international religious freedom.

Religious Freedom & Business Foundation (RFBF)

RFBF educates the global business community about how religious freedom is good for business, and engages them in joining forces with government and non-government organizations in promoting respect for FoRB.