The Oslo Coalition on Freedom of Religion or Belief (OC) is an international network of representatives from religious and other life-stance communities, NGOs, international organisations and research institutes.
Through projects involving cooperation between academics and religious/community leaders or key actors, the Coalition works to advance freedom of religion or belief as a common benefit that is accepted and embraced by all persuasions.
This project researches the development in Islamic reform thinking and gives academic activists in the field a platform. Focus for 2013: Freedom of religion and expression.
This project seeks to challenge the territorial hegemonic thinking and practice of the orthodox churches in Russia and the Caucasus.
Using the OC desk book as a resource, this project organises, facilitates and supports courses, seminars and workshops on FORB for academic institutions and NGOs.
This project focuses on both governments and missionary societies and their roles in ensuring that international standards for human rights are met.
This project works to increase academic understanding and competence on international standards for FORB in China.