Middle East: Religious Freedom:Written question - 191319

(East Londonderry)

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Asked on: 14 November 2018
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Middle East: Religious Freedom
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will undertake a review of the Magna Carta Fund to assess the potential merits of expanding the teaching of religious tolerance in Middle Eastern countries.
Answered by: Mark Field
Answered on: 19 November 2018

​The Magna Carta fund has recently extended its support for Hardwired, a project which promotes Freedom of Religion or Belief in curricula in the Middle East and North Africa. More broadly, 'Respect in Education' is a key part of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office's strategy to promote Freedom of Relgion or Belief. Projects within the Magna Carta Fund are routinely reviewed and assessed.

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