Meeting of Religions for Inclusion and Non-discrimination

23 March 2021, 7:00 PM
Photo: Picture of the screen of the meeting.

Meeting of Religions for Inclusion and Non-discrimination is an initiative of the National Council to Prevent Discrimination (CONAPRED). CONAPRED is a State body created by the Federal Law to Prevent and Eliminate Discrimination (LFPED), approved on April 29, 2003, and published in the Official Gazette of the Federation (DOF) on June 11 of the same year. The Council is the governing institution to promote policies and measures aimed at contributing to cultural and social development and advancing social inclusion and guaranteeing the right to equality, which is the first of the fundamental rights in the Federal Constitution.

Religions for Inclusion is a space created by the National Council to Prevent Discrimination to promote interreligious dialogue, learn about the situation of religious discrimination, and make known the work of the Council to seek synergies in favor of an inclusive society.

On March 10, 2021, the periodic meeting was held in which religious leaders and public officials of the Government of Mexico attend.

The CC Fraternidad Interspiritual, a URI member group, has participated since 2018, sharing its own experiences from the perspectives of young Mexicans of various religions.

The points discussed were:

  • Memory of Imam Said Louahabi, from the Educational Center of the Muslim Community
  • Update on the situation of religious communities in the pandemic
  • Participation of the General Directorate of Religious Affairs of the Government of Mexico
  • Status and agenda of CONAPRED
  • Comments and analysis of the 2020 Census on religion
  • Perspectives from 2021
  • Discrimination cases to share and analyze
  • Miscellaneous points