The Hague Participant in BOG (Breed Overleg Godsdienst) platform to the
Foreign Ministry of the Netherlands
Brussels Partnership in platform with HRWF, The Conference of European Churches
and European Evangelical Alliance.
Utrecht Chair of UPF National platform to enhance Peace.
Warshaw Visitor to OSCE Human Dimension Conference.
Vienna Member of Fundamental Rights Agency NGO Platform.
Utah Member of International Advisory Board of ICLRS (International Center for
Law and Religious Studies) at Brigham Young University.
Den Bosch Advisor to Dutch National Interfaith Dialogue Platform (BOG).
Den Bosch Member of City Interfaith Dialogue Platform.
Seminars, Conferences and other Activities
March 2008 Rotterdam Member of Dutch Advisory Council to Ministry of Justice regarding new
April 2008 Strasbourg Participated ERA (Academy of European Law) in Training regarding how to
propose a case for the European Court of Human Rights
June 2008 Geneva, Sponsored the annual Strasbourg Consortium. Here around 70 top
academics and experts in the field discussed the main issues with
Freedom of Religion or Belief in Europe and how to assist the European
Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg. A joint conference with Focus on
FoRB was held.
June 2009 Dushanbe Member of the EU Commission delegation that advised Tajikistan government on Right
to fair trail and Independence of Judiciary
April 2010 Vienna Active participant at the Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) platform,
discussing what the EU should focus on during the next 5 years as far as
Human Rights is concerned.
August 2010 Jerusalem Participant of Middle East Peace Initiative under auspices of the United
Nations in an International Interfaith Consultation. It was sponsored by
the Universal Peace Federation.
September 2011 Idaho Brigham Young University, Idaho. Presentation on Human Rights in Europe.
Presented to Political Science Department.
November 2011 Seoul Research on abduction cases of anti-cult organizations in Japan.
December 2012 Brussels Participant of the RELIGARE Research Conference on Diversity and
Secular Models in Europe, under direction of EU Commission.
July 2013 Abania Gather and ship Medical Operating Room Supplies for Albanian Hospitals
which operate in the most primitive of conditions, worth close to € 100.000,--.
October 2013 Brussels Speech at European Parliament in Brussels, to call all relevant organizations to join
hands in enhancing Freedom of Concience, Speech, Religion or Belief
November 2013 Paris Co-found a new International Religious Freedom Platform.
July 2014 Albania, Advisor to main Oposition parties regarding traninig and development of
June 2014 Oxford Participated in Conference on Law and Religion at Oxford University.
June 2014 Geneva Participated in United Nations Conference on the Family.
August 2014 Balkans Research Balkan War issues (MonteNegro, Bosnia Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia,
Kosovo and Albania). Consultations with main government and opposition leaders of
Kosovo, US Embassy and EULEX.
October 2015 Brussels Speech given at the European Parliament, in conjunction with the UNPO and the
World Uyghur Congress "In Defense of Religious Freedom: The Uyghur Struggle for
Human Rights." Some theoretical advise for Bejing.
December 2015 Consultation on how to better integrate African Diaspora in the EU.
March 2016 California Speech given at Claremont University Seminar on Freedom of Religion. To further the
evolvement of FoRB to the next level in any nation, one moves from legal protection to
allowing new religions in society, to supporting a free market for all (safe) religions, to
completely seperating the minister from the politician, the businessman and the policeman, It is
in collaboration between them all, whilst accepting complete independence. Cooperation, rather
than assimilation is the key.