Eighty-four percent of the world population belongs to one religion or another. In order to better understand the work of religious communities and to strengthen their constructive potential, the Federal Foreign Office cultivates not only international but also interfaith dialogue.
Promoting freedom of religion and belief around the world is an important part of the Federal Government’s human rights policy.
The Yazidis suffered mass persecution under the Islamic State (IS) terror Regime.
Many people from around the world will be looking to Lindau from 20 to 23 August. Religions for Peace has invited some 900 religious representatives to its World Assembly, which Germany is hosting for the first time.