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  • 10 February 2020, 12:48 | Society-digest | 

    Freedom of Religion or Belief and Security: New Policy Guidance from the OSCE

    This document is the product of extensive consultations with government officials, civil society organizations, religious or belief communities and academic experts.

  • 13 July 2019, 21:53 | Freedom of Conscience | 

    OSCE to monitor violation of religious freedom in occupied territories

    On July 7, despite the opposition of Russians, the Humanitarian Committee of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, supported the respective amendment of the Ukrainian deputies to the Resolution "A Call for Stronger OSCE Action Against Increased Discrimination of Christians in certain OSCE Participating States, as well as Adherents of Other Minority Faiths." A member of the Ukrainian delegation to the OSCE PA, Viktor Vovk, wrote about it on his Facebook page.

  • 2 April 2019, 10:16 | Religion and policy | 

    Moscow Patriarchate impedes free decision-making of communities, OCU Archbishop says at OSCE meeting

    During an Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe meeting on April 1, Archbishop Yevstratiy (Zorya), an Orthodox Church of Ukraine representative at the European institutions, said that the Moscow Patriarchate is exerting informational and legal pressure to impede the free choice of denominations by Ukrainians. The hierarch wrote this on his Facebook page.

  • 15 March 2019, 10:57 | International relations | 

    OCU Primate meets with representatives of the OSCE mission that monitors Ukraine’s presidential elections

    On March 13, 2019, Metropolitan Epifaniy of Kyiv and All Ukraine met with Peter Taylor, Head of the OSCE / ODIHR Election Observation Mission to Ukraine's 2019 presidential election. An analyst on political issues of the Mission, Yarek Domansky, also took part in the meeting.

  • 19 October 2018, 11:10 | Freedom of Conscience | 

    Ukraine speaks in OSCE about religious persecutions in occupied territories

    All religious communities, except the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (the Moscow Patriarchate), are prosecuted in the occupied territories of Crimea and Donbas.

  • 16 February 2018, 09:26 | Judaism | 

    OSCE representatives meet with the main Rabbi of Dnipro

    Representatives of the Special Monitoring Mission of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (SMM OSCE) met with Shmuel Kamenetsky, the Chief Rabbi of Dnipro city to discuss the issues of security of national minorities, assistance to refugees from the occupied territories and search for ways to stop armed conflict.

  • 6 October 2015, 09:49 | Andrew Sorokowski's column | 

    Minority rights in jurisdictional transfers

    Sharing a church building teaches tolerance. It also teaches cooperation.

  • 26 May 2015, 12:02 | Church-state relations | 

    OSCE gathered officials and experts to discuss religious freedom in Ukraine

    Strengthening cooperation of the government with religious organizations is an important component of national security. The international conference, which takes place May 26-27 in Kyiv, addresses these and some other issues of church-state relationship. It has been organized by the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine, Department for Religions and Nationalities along with the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights.

  • 7 October 2010, 11:28 | Freedom of Conscience | 

    OSCE Criticizes Restriction of Freedom of Believers in Ukraine

    In a report at the Review Conference of OSCE, which was held in Warsaw from September 30 to October 8, the American delegation expressed criticism of the Ukrainian authorities.