Jan Figel is the European Commission’s special envoy for the promotion of freedom of religion or belief outside the European Union. Arrange an interview through his assistant, Anna Garekova.
Clément Vidal describes himself as a “big questions philosopher.” He is a researcher and an assistant professor at the Free University of Brussels in Belgium. Among his areas of study is the potential impact the discovery of intelligent alien life would have on society.
The European Christian Environmental Network is a church network promoting cooperation in caring for creation. The network is based in Brussels.
Bhaktivedanta College, located in Belgium, is an international institution that serves the educational needs of spiritually minded students. The college is able to do this by applying Krishna conscious principles to contemporary lifestyles and by educating its students on the history and practices associated with Hinduism.
The Hindu Forum of Europe, based in Belgium, was founded in 2006 with the mission to promote education on Hinduism throughout Europe and to provide a unity of Hindu organizations throughout the continent.
The European Humanist Federation, based in Brussels, is an umbrella organization of more than 50 humanist and secularist organizations from over 20 European countries. It promotes the principles of secularism and a humanist vision of cultural, social and ethical values in Europe.
Read a June 14, 2013, Wall Street Journal story about proposed changes to Belgium’s euthanasia law to make it more widely available, potentially even to gravely ill teenagers.
The Institute for Jewish Studies at the University of Antwerp in Belgium focuses on the “scientific study of Judaism” from a variety of different academic perspectives. Dr. Vivian Liska is director.
John Nawas is an associate professor of Near Eastern studies at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Leuven, Belgium. He is an expert on the history and fundamentals of Islam. He has supplied many entries to the Encyclopaedia of Islam.