Eurasian Department of the International Religious Liberty Association
To disseminate the principles of religious liberty throughout the world, defend and safeguard the civil right of all people to worship or not to worship, to adopt a religion or belief of their choice, to manifest their religious convictions in observance, promulgation, and teaching, subject only to the respect for the equivalent rights of others, support the right of religious organizations to operate freely in every country by their establishing and owning charitable or educational institutions; and organize local, regional, and national chapters as well as seminars, and congresses.
Chartered in 1893, the International Religious Liberty Association (IRLA) is the oldest association dedicated to freedom of conscience for all people. Eurasian (until 2002 Russian) branch of the International Religious Liberty Association was established in July 1992. It is registered in the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation as a public non-profit non-governmental organisation. The Eurasian department has three branches: the North-West, North-Caucasus and Ural.