religious freedom, the International Alliance on Religious Freedom, the Ministerial Forum, the persecution of religious beliefs, prisoners of conscience


Compilation and thematic monitoring of information messages, thematic summarization, rubrication of messages of the International Alliance on Freedom of Religion and Belief for 2021 allowed to reflect the received information on priority areas in this review article. The paper systematizes and summarizes the internal content of both the Alliance's working papers and reports from open sources, such as the official websites of the participating countries' Ministries of Foreign Affairs, the official website of the United States Department of State, and more. In the article it is discussed and arranged the issues raised by the Alliance in 2021, aimed at protecting religious freedom in the world, and at the level of "global" initiatives, other information messages are considered in detail. Based on the working documents of the Alliance, the main vectors of the Alliance's activities and the main goals of its existence have been identified. Within the work of the Alliance, the activities of such participating countries as the Commonwealth of Australia, the Kingdom of Denmark, the Republic of Cameroon, the Republic of Colombia, the Republic of Estonia, the United States of America is considered. According to the Alliance, the situation of religious freedom in countries such as the Federal Republic of Nigeri, the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, the People's Republic of China, the Republic of Cameroon, the Republic of Colombia, the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, the State of Qatar is revealed. Сonclusions of International Charitable Human Rights Christian Organization "Open Doors" and the Centre for Social Justice – independent centreright think tank – are considered. The content and conclusions of this scientific article have become one of the sections of the qualification work "2021 Initiatives aimed at protecting religious freedom in the world." 


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How to Cite

Карацюба, О. І. (2023). ACTIVITIES OF THE INTERNATIONAL ALLIANCE ON FREEDOM OF RELIGION AND BELIEF. SOPHIA. Human and Religious Studies Bulletin, 20(2), 19-24.