World Congress of Ethnic Religions Resolution Against Exploitation of the Vulnerable in Proselytizar

The delegates to the 10th World Congress of Ethnic Religions June 19-21, 2007 in Jurmala, Latvia hereby affirm

  1. Their concern about the exploitation of the poor, children, sick, elderly, women, refugees, and other vulnerable sections of society, especially after war, occupations and disasters;
  2. Their concern about forced, fraudulent, and coerced conversion, particularly among vulnerable and unempowered sections of society after war, occupations and disasters;

And resolve to affirm

  1. That people should not be exploited at any time, particularly after war, occupations and disasters;
  2. That governments should protect vulnerable populations from exploitation;
  3. That governments should outlaw conversion based on force, fraud or coercion.