• European affairs February 21st, 2017

    National Buddhist Unions at the Council in Europe

    From 23rd – 29th of January 2017 delegates of the European Buddhist Union (EBU) experienced a busy and exciting week, in participating in the Session of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg.

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  • European affairs December 18th, 2016

    Meeting of the European Council of Religious Leaders with the EU on the challenges facing Europe

    The ECRL and the EU discussed among others mass migration and hate speech, and the possible roles religious leaders and inter-faith cooperation have in addressing these.

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  • European affairs November 19th, 2016

    Council of Europe’s Exchange on the religious dimension of intercultural dialogue

    This year’s exchange on the Religious Dimension of Intercultural Dialogue (in place since 2008) has been held again at the Council of Europe (CoE) in Strasbourg.

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  • European affairs July 2nd, 2016

    Vox Europa: Summer 2016

    Report by Gabriela Frey on the summer session of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, June 2016, including a side event on religion’s impact on gender equality.

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  • European affairs October 15th, 2015

    Council of Europe: Learning to live together with our different convictions

    Report by Michel Aguilar on the new European training programme: Learning to live together with our different convictions.

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  • European affairs September 27th, 2015

    European Buddhist Union 40th AGM issues statement on the refugee crisis

    At its 40th Annual General Meeting the European Buddhist Union issued today a public statement entitled "A compassionate response to the European refugee crisis'.

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  • European affairs July 23rd, 2015

    letter from EC First Vice President Timmermans

    This is a etter from European Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans, following the high-level meeting with religious leaders on 16 June in Brussels.

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  • European affairs July 9th, 2015

    Vox Europa – Summer 2015

    Short report of the Council of Europe Summer Session June 2015 in Strasbourg

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  • European affairs June 25th, 2015

    EU high-level meeting with religious leaders

    On Tuesday 16th June 2015, the European Commission hosted the annual high-level meeting of the European Union with religious leaders in Brussels.

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  • European affairs June 9th, 2015

    Council of Europe: ‘No Hate Web — No Hate Speech’

    Report of the 'No Hate Web — No Hate Speech' symposium by the Council of Europe held in Strasbourg from 28th to the 30th of May 2015.

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  • European affairs April 24th, 2015

    European Symposium: Lutter contre les discours de haine 28-30 May

    The symposium is in French. It will analyse the sources and methods of hate speech, populism and cyber-violence, and aims to formulate legal and practical methodologies on how to respond to these.

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  • European affairs April 23rd, 2015

    Vox Europa – Spring 2015: Charlie, Human Rights, no hate

    During the January 2015 session of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, 7 representatives of the EBU participated in many different committees and working groups concerning various subjects, such as:“Extreme...

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