IARF International Association for Religious Freedom

Updated 28th August 2013


The International Association for Religious Freedom (IARF) is a UK-based charity working for freedom of religion & belief at a global level.

The world’s oldest global inter-religious organization, has a century-plus history of encouraging interfaith dialogue & tolerance, with member groups in 25 countries, from faith traditions including Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Shinto & Zoroastrianism.

With member organisations, regional co-ordinators, and national chapters in 16 countries, IARF is well placed to obtain local perspectives on religious freedom concerns and issues.

Faith and Fire at 2013 IARF/WCF Conference

IARF International Association for Religious Freedom/WCF World Congress of Faiths/Horsham Interfaith Forum, Conference Religious Freedom & Responsibility for Planet and People, 20-23 August 2013 in Horsham, West Sussex, UK. On Thursday 22nd August, Jacquetta Gomes Bodhicarini Upasika Jayasili [Advisor on Interfaith and Multifaith to Fire Officer Daryl Oprey CFOA, Chief Fire Officers Association Lead on Equality and Diversity and CFOA E and D Group] spoke on “Faith and Fire – Partnership: Fire Officers and Faith Communities”.

The Conference book which includes her talk is:
Religious Freedom and Responsibility For Planet and People, IARF International Association for Religious Freedom, 2013. (ISBN 978-0-9538172-2-1). The book is available to purchase from Unitarian and Free Christian Churches, 1-6 Essex Street, London, WC2R 3HY, UK. Telephone 0207-240-2384.