22 January panel debate to the 29th session of the UPR Working Group: Women's empowerment and gender equality in the UAE

19 January 2018, GENEVA - In the context of the 29th Session of the Universal Periodic Review Working Group, the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue would like to draw your attention to the following side-event organized by the General Women’s Union - United Arab Emirates, with the support of the Geneva Centre, which will take place on 22 January 2018, from 11:00 to 12:30, in Room XXIV at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

Geneva Centre Executive Director: “The situation in Jerusalem is a textbook case of multi-faceted and cross-cutting violations of human rights”

19 January 2018, GENEVA – During a speech at the Al-Azhar conference in Cairo on the situation in Jerusalem, the Executive Director of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue H. E. Ambassador Idriss Jazairy appealed to the international community, and in particular the Arabic and Muslim community, to join forces and act in concert in order to halt the violations of Palestinians’ human rights.”

UAE Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood to organize on 23 January a panel discussion entitled “Supporting Children’s Rights” during 29th session of the UPR Working Group

In the context of the 29th Session of the Universal Periodic Review Working Group, the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue would like to draw your attention to the following side-event organized by the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood of the United Arab Emirates, which will take place on 23 January 2018, from 11:00 to 12:30, in Room XXIV at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. For further information kindly see the official invitation below:

Webster University and Citizens United Switzerland join coalition of civil society actors and specialists on the migrant and refugee crisis by signing the 2017 Geneva Declaration

15 January 2018, GENEVA – Webster University in Geneva represented by Dr. Oreste Foppiani - Head of the Department of International Relations and Associate Professor of International History & Politics – and the Founder and President of Citizens United Switzerland – Ms Ngoneh Panneh - have today signed the 2017 Geneva Declaration entitled “Mobility and human solidarity, a challenge and an opportunity for Europe and the MENA region.”

Executive Director of the Geneva Centre to attend Al-Azhar conference in Cairo on the situation in Jerusalem

15 January 2018, GENEVA – The Executive Director of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue H. E. Ambassador Idriss Jazairy will participate and address the adverse human rights impacts of the worsening situation in Al-Quds / East Jerusalem.

The conference will be held at the Al-Azhar International Conference Center in Cairo (Egypt) from 17 to 18 January 2018. It will be arranged under the joint auspices of the Council of Muslim Elders and Al-Azhar.

بيان منتدى الفكر العربي بعنوان "نداء موجه إلى الإدارة الأمريكية" وقعه سمو الأمير الأردني حسن بن طلال.

نداء إلى الإدارة الأميركية

 

أصدر منتدى الفكر العربي بيانا موجها إلى الإدارة الأمريكية، وفيما يلي نصه: 

تناقلت وكالات الأنباء خبراً مؤداه أن الرئيس الأميركي يعتزم الاعتراف بالقدس عاصمة لإسرائيل، مما أثار قلقاً عميقاً لدى كافة الأوساط الرسمية وغير الرسمية من التداعيات الخطيرة أن أقدمت الإدارة الأميركية على هذه الخطوة.

Statement by the Arab Thoughts Forum entitled "An Appeal to the American Administration" as issued by HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal of Jordan

Press agencies have reported news to the effect that the president of the United States intends to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, which has stirred profound concern in official and unofficial quarters regarding the serious ramifications should the American Administration in fact embark on this step.

Civil society organizations and specialists pledge to address the plight of people on the move in Europe and the MENA region through the adoption of a Geneva Declaration

11 January 2018, GENEVA – In response to the protracted migrant and refugee crisis that has affected primarily Europe and the MENA region, a coalition of international organizations took the initiative to adopt the 2017 Geneva Declaration entitled “Mobility and human solidarity, a challenge and an opportunity for Europe and the MENA region” pledging increased cooperation between decision-makers to address the adverse impact of the crisis.

Gulf News: Geneva rights centre issues annual report for 2017

Centre expanding its partnerships with prominent international missions and organisations

Geneva, Switzerland: Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and the Global Dialogue has achieved significant success in hosting diverse activities in 2017, according to its annual report and activities released in Geneva on Saturday.

These achievements culminated in 2017 by granting the United Nations Economic and Social Council the status of “Consultative Status” for the Geneva Centre for Human Rights and the Global Dialogue.

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