Global FoRB Action Summit 2021

November 5–7, 2021


Challenge oppression...
defend religious prisoners of conscience

21Wilberforce announces a virtual Global FoRB Action Summit 2021 to train global emerging leaders to confront oppression and actively defend key persecuted religious prisoners of conscience and their communities.

Multi-faith students and young professionals from around the world will gather to hear from persecuted communities and IRF advocates, then work collaboratively in teams to craft a real-life advocacy campaign for a religious prisoner of conscience.

Religious Prisoners of Conscience: Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee

Who should attend?

The Global FoRB Action Summit 2021 is designed for university and graduate-level students and young professionals.

Why attend?
  • Gain a deeper understanding of persecuted communities by directly connecting with them
  • Discuss how to launch advocacy efforts with international experts from top religious freedom advocacy organizations
  • Learn proven tools to effectively stand up to oppressive regimes
  • Develop connections with fellow emergent leaders and key human rights advocates
  • Sharpen leadership abilities as a founding member of an advocacy campaign team

Take the next step

The Summit is free of charge for all selected participants.

Apply online for the summit.  Applicants must have demonstrated leadership abilities and an interest to stay involved with their campaign after the summit concludes.

  1. Click the “Apply Now” link below to begin registration
  2. Upon registration, you will be asked to complete a brief questionnaire. Please complete this immediately as it is a required step of the application.
  3. Applicants will be notified via email upon acceptance to the FoRB Action Summit.

Click on the “Nominate” button below to nominate an emerging leader that you think would be an outstanding participant in the summit!


Summit Agenda & Post-Summit Training Course

  • The Frameworks of FoRB
  • Challenging Oppressors—Options and Lessons Learned
  • Prisoner of Conscience Advocacy Models & Case Studies
  • Building Religious POC Advocacy/Action Campaigns
  • Developing Campaign Teams & Coalitions
  • Strategically Communicating  Campaign Messages

Major Topics

Summit Agenda

(Nov. 5-7, 2021)

Post-Summit Course