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STL annual conference: Oslo, 4 December 2018

4 December 2018
Photo: Karima Bennoune by TED.com, Srirak Plipat by Alex Pines, and Trine Skei Grande by Mona Lindseth

 

On 4 December 2018, Freemuse attended The Council of Religious and Life Stance Communities in Norway (STL) annual conference in Oslo, Norway.

UN Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights Professor Karima Bennoune gave the keynote speech, addressing the cultural rights approach to the universality of human rights and the close interrelationship between universality and cultural diversity.

Karima Bennoune keynote speech at The Council for Religious and Life Stance Communities (STL) annual seminar in Oslo.Norwegian Minister of Culture Trine Skei Grande at The Council for Religious and Life Stance Communities (STL) annual seminar in Oslo.

Norwegian Minister of Culture Trine Skei Grande and Freemuse Executive Director Srirak Plipat then joined Professor Bennoune in a conversation on:

What can we do about restrictions on freedom of speech and participation for women within religions?

How can contribution of artistic and cultural initiatives create and develop right-respecting societies?

Find out more here.

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