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Recognition of religion or belief in Micronesia

According to the standards set out in the SRR, conditions for RoRB in the Federated States of Micronesia are classified receptive.

Recognition of religion or belief in Micronesia


  • Recognition and registration are amalgamated; a focus is placed on legal registration; there exists no provisions for existential recognition; only a semblance of recognition is available through tax-exemption.

  • The existence of intolerance towards non-Christian religions demonstrates need for broader means of recognition and more sophisticated religious education in the country.

Positive elements:

  • Religious freedom is generally respected.


  • Establish distinct provisions for existential recognition.

  • To become dynamic, establish an independent recognition agency to manage the system.

RoRB Topic
RoRB Compliance
RoRB Classification
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