Professor Mark Hill QC is concluding a short series of lectures in South America. It began in Rio de Janeiro for the conference of the International Consortium for Law and Religion Studies of which he is Vice-President. Thereafter he attended a symposium at Mackenzie Presbyterian University in Sao Paulo, and gave a guest lecture on Religious Freedom in the United Kingdom, at Uberlandia University, Brazil at the invitation of Professor Rodrigo Vitoria Souza Alves. His visit now concludes in Buenos Aires at G20 Interfaith Forum. Argentina currently chairs the G20 and the Interfaith Forum is designed to explore religious contributions towards sustainable development. Lord Williams of Oystermouth, formerly Archbishop of Canterbury, opened the Forum with a powerful theological reflection on the centrality human dignity. Mark was charged with leading the a cohort focussing on religion in the workplace, drawing recommendations for the G20 governments on ensuring reasonable accommodation. The expert panel also included Carlo Custer, Former Secretary General, World Confederation of Labour, Argentina, Professor Richard Foltin, Senior Scholar, Religious Freedom Center, Washington DC, and Juan Martin Vives, Universidad Adventista Del Plata, Argentina. Further details . Further details here.
Mark Hill QC