Michael offered a Buddhist perspective at this UNHR Conference on the rights to freedom of religion or belief and the rights of LGBTI persons.
The theme for 2015 is “Partnerships for Peace – Dignity for All”. Our thoughts go especially to respect for the dignity of all refugees in Europe and of the Rohingya in Myanmar/Burma.
EBU president Jamie Cresswell attended the celebrations for the United Nations Day of Vesak 2014, which took place in the UN building in Bangkok, Thailand over two days.
This is a response from the EBU to the call from the UN Secretary General "to speak out because lives are at stake and because it is our duty to protect the rights of everyone everywhere.”