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 LYN Community To Host Key FoBR Influencers & Leaders In
Dynamic Panel Discussion During 2019

Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom Side Event

As stakeholders, senior government offices, religious and civil society leaders gather in Washington for this second annual event hosted by Secretary of State Mike PompeoLYN Community is set to explore current FoBR developments in the side event “Building a Strategic Partnership to Advance FoRB in Kazakhstan." 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Monday, July 15th, 2019

WASHINGTON DC - With over 1000 participants expected over the course of three dense days of programming, the 2019 Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom is poised to continue high-level dialogue and recent developments since it’s inaugural meeting last year. 

A decade-old voice in the space, LYN Community, found last year’s Ministerial to be the vital springboard for opening dialogue in the region. Establishing key relationships across government, civil society and faith communities, LYNC attributes the increasing spotlight of the event on religious freedom as beneficial for its expanding work in the region.

“Over the past year, we as a diverse community of voices in FoRB, participated in this landmark Washington event and later witnessed the historic signing of the MOU by the Government of Uzbekistan and IGE,” said Wade Kusack, President of LYNC. “The relationships are now moving beyond agreement and into action plan engagement. We look forward exploring this and other regional developments of the protection of people of all faiths and no faith in our timely panel on Tuesday,” Kusack confirmed. 

Entitled “Building a Strategic Partnership to Advance FoRB in Kazakhstan,” the side event will be held on
Tuesday, July 16th, 2019,
2:30pm-4:00pm.

at: 
George Washington University,
Cloyd Hech Marvin Center, 
Room 309,
800 21st Street NW,
Washington, DC, 20052. 

Panel discussion participants include representatives from: Kazakhstan’ Ministry of Information and Social Development, Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Association of Religious Organization of Kazakhstan, IRF Roundtable Washington DC, Institute for Global Engagement, LYN Community. 

Due to an expected high turnout and limited space, please RSVP to wade@lyncommunity.orgto ensure seating. 

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LYN Community (http://www.lyncommunity.org)is an American-based non-profit organization serving as a facilitator of faith-based reconciliation in the Central Asian region. We believe religious freedom in Central Asia can be achieved through reconciliation and engagement between government, civil society and different religious communities and through the unifying call to take care of those in need. 

More about 2018 Ministerial: https://www.state.gov/ministerial-to-advance-religious-freedom/