Religious Freedom

Fiona Bruce was appointed as the Prime Minister’s Special Envoy for Freedom of Religion or Belief in December 2020. 

The Prime Minister’s Special Envoy for Freedom of Religion or Belief:

  • brings together UK efforts to promote religious tolerance abroad, and works on how the UK government can protect and promote this fundamental freedom internationally
  • works with the members of the International Religious Freedom or Belief Alliance to raise awareness of cases of particular concern, advocating for the rights of people worldwide who are discriminated against or persecuted for their faith or belief
  • supports implementing the Bishop of Truro’s recommendations on Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) support for persecuted Christians around the world

The Prime Minister’s Special Envoy undertakes these activities on behalf of, and reports to, the Prime Minister.

Follow Fiona's Special Envoy Twitter account here

Attachments

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IRFBA Declaration of Principles 177.48 KB
Bishop of Truro's Independent Review 2.92 MB

News

Fiona attends presentation on the work of Help The Persecuted

Yesterday Fiona attended a virtual meeting which included a presentation from Help The Persecuted, an organisation which seeks to meet the needs of persecuted Christian communities throughout the Middle East and North Africa. 

Speaking after the event Fiona said,