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.
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?
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