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    IALRW Interfaith Seminar in Malaysia

    The International Association of Liberal Religious Women, a branch of the IARF and one of the oldest interfaith women’s organizations in the world (founded in 1910), co-organized an interfaith seminar in Malaysia on 7-8 February.  The seminar brought together women from Malaysia, Yemen, Myanmar, Cashmere, Sri Lanka, Japan and Europe, and included two public sessions: “Plight […]

    In memory of Rev. Dr. Orlanda Brugnola

    The IARF has lost an exceptional member with the passing of Rev. Dr. Orlanda Brugnola (1946-2016) who died on 24 February. She was a human rights activist, advocate of interfaith dialogue, a Unitarian minister and a scholar. Her involvement with the IARF began many years ago; she was active in our American Chapter and represented us […]

    Persecution of Unitarians in Burundi

    The International Council of Unitarians and Universalists, many of whose member churches are also members of the IARF – has reported on November 19 that Rev. Fulgence Ndagijimana, pastor of the Unitarian Church of Burundi, was arrested from the church at gunpoint, taken into police custody and interrogated severely, regarding the activities of his church …. was threatened with physical harm […]

    70th Anniversary of the UN: IARF and the UN

    24 October was UN Day – marking the entry into force of the UN Charter in 1945, 70 years ago. The IARF has a long history of involvement with the UN and the Economic and Social Council, one of its most important instruments. In 1972 IARF gained consultative status with ECOSOC. We currently have two […]

    Human Rights Education Facilitators’ Training Program

    26 – 28 June, 2015Venue: St. Ann’s GeneralateSt. Ann’s Retreat cum Seminar Centre, H.No: 12-13-485, Nagarjunnagar Colony, Tarnaka, Secunderabad – 500017, Telangana State, India HRE training Hyderabad 2015 (pdf 1 page)     

    Human Rights Awareness Drive by young adults, S. India

    Awareness Drive on the Universal “Human Rights” Place: Bangalore & Chennai, India Date : 16th November 2014 Regional coordinators : Fareena Maria (Bangalore) & Vijay Sarathy (Chennai)  On a Sunday morning when most people tend to sleep in and while away their time, a few young adults joined hands to step up and make a […]

    Side Events at UN HRC 2014

    Two events organised by IARF at the 25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC), March 2014 Side Event ‘Rise of Religious Intolerance’ Monday, 10 March 2014   –   2:00 to 4:00 PM Room XXV, Palais des Nations, Geneva UN HRC Side Event ‘Rise of Religious Intolerance’ – Flyer  (PDF, 1 page) Discussion on the rise of […]

    Interreligious Harmony Week 2014 – Dhaka rally

    Interreligious Harmony RallyCampus of the University of Dhaka2 February 2014     Dear Peace-loving brothers and sisters of the world, Please accept my greetings of peace. On the occasion of Interreligious Harmony Week declared by the United Nations, The Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue (CIID) of the Department of World Religions and Culture of […]

    HRET-RFYN St. Anne’s PU College, Bangalore

    Human Rights Eduction training St. Anne’s PU College, Bangalore, INDIA 18 & 19 Nov 2013 Facilitators : Janhvi Gupte & Bro. Albert Xaviour   Report (PDF 5 pages, illustrated)    

    Human Rights Resource Centre newsletter end-2013

    IARF-HRRC Newsletter Oct-Dec 2013 (PDF 48 pages, illustrated)