OSCE Pledges to Fight Intolerance against Religions, Including Christianity

The Ministerial Council of OSCE, (...) Recognizes “that respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms, democracy and the rule of law is at the core of the OSCE comprehensive concept of security, (...)” Reaffirms “its determination to implement the existing OSCE commitments in the fields of tolerance and non-discrimination and freedom of thought, conscience, religion or belief, and recalling other relevant international obligations, (...)” Encourages “public and private educational programs that promote tolerance and non-discrimination, and raise public awareness of the existence and the unacceptability of intolerance and discrimination, and in this regard, to consider drawing on ODIHR expertise and assistance in order to develop methods and curricula for tolerance education in general, including: (...)” Fights “prejudice, intolerance and discrimination against Christians, Muslims and members of other religions.” Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe Ministerial Council, Ljubljana, 2005, Decision No. 10/05, ‘Tolerance and Non-Discrimination: Promoting Mutual Respect and Understanding’. Source: