Ref NoA44/11/1/3 (1-4)
Title1998 - The Oslo Conference on Freedom of Religion or Belief
DescriptionFiles contain records and documents from the 1998 conference on Freedom of Belief or Religion at Oslo, Norway, subtitled 'Accepting the Challenge: Building a Coalition to Protect Universal Freedom of Religion or Belief'. File 1 includes a conference booklet with details of speakers, topics, talks and papers and background on the conference; a list of participants; a list of goals and objectives for the conference; manuscript notes taken by Kevin Boyle during the conference and on 'Holmenkillen Park Hotel Rica' headed paper; text of the 1981 United Nations Declaration on the Elimination of all Forms of Intolerance and of Discrimination Based on Religion or Belief; a ypescript letter from the conference organisers inviting Boyle to particpate at the Oslo Conference. (23 MAr 1998) FILE 2 contains various papers and texts of speechs delivered at the Oslo conference and documents filed under this conference by Boyle and which includes: text of Welcome and Opening Remark by Hilde F. Johnson, Minsiter of International Development and Human Rights; text of speech by Mary Robinson, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, entitled 'Hope and History' and which makes reference to Kevin Boyle on page 2; Text of "The Politics of Religious Persecution", Allen D. Hertzke, University of Oklamahoma; text of "Implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, submitted to the United Nations Human Rights Commission; Welcome remarks at the Conference from Gunnar Stalsett; Report from the Concurrent Session on Research, Information Collection, Databases at the Conference; text of "The Persecution of Ahmadi Muslims in Pakistan" by Dr. I. A. Ayaz, National President, Ahmadiyya Muslim Association and other such documents. File 3 includes various research documents including Council of Europe judgements, published articles, academic articles and other such items filed by Kevin Boyle and kept as reference documents under Freedom of Religious Belief.
Date1998
FormatPrinted document
Extent4 folders
Persons
CodePersonNameDatesParallel forms of name
DS/UK/32Boyle; Kevin (1943-2010); Human Rights activist, barrister, lecturer.1943-2010
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