Chairman of the Geneva Centre: World Conference outcome declaration contributes to the realization of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights

21 September 2018, GENEVA – The World Conference outcome declaration entitled “Moving towards greater spiritual convergence worldwide in support of equal citizenship rights” reaffirms its commitment to the 1948 Universal Declaration on Human Rights (hereinafter “UDHR”) to promote peace, mutual respect and understanding across civilizations, cultures and generations, Dr. Al Qassim said on the occasion of the 2018 World Day for Peace.

Chairman of the Geneva Centre: South-South cooperation brings peace and stability to the Global South

12 September 2018, GENEVA – Enhanced South-South cooperation is key to addressing instability and armed conflict as well as to bringing peace and stability to the Global South, says the Chairman of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue Dr. Hanif Hassan Ali Al Qassim on the occasion of the 2018 International Day for South-South Cooperation.

The Geneva Centre signs a Memorandum of Understanding with the NGO Rencontre Africaine pour la Défense des Droits de l’Homme (RADDHO)

29 August 2017, GENEVA - The Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue (The Geneva Centre) is pleased to announce that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the NGO Rencontre Africaine pour la Défense des Droits de l’Homme (RADDHO) (African Meeting for the Defence of Human Rights in English). The agreement was signed today by Mr. Idriss Jazairy, Executive Director of the Geneva Centre, and by Dr. Ibrahima Guissé, Executive Director and UN Representative of RADDHO, on the premises of the Geneva Centre.

حنيف القاسم : حماية المدنيين خلال النزاعات المسلحة مسألة إنسانية وضرورة أخلاقية

جنيف-بمناسبة اليوم العالمي للعمل الإنساني لعام 2018 الذي يُحتفى به سنوياً في 19 أغسطس، دعا رئيس مركز جنيف لحقوق الإنسان والحوار العالمي معالي الدكتور حنيف حسن علي القاسم إلى زيادة التضامن مع المدنيين الذين تستهدفهم الأطراف المتحاربة دون تمييز خلال النزاعات المسلحة.

 

2018 World Humanitarian Day: Chairman of the Geneva Centre highlights the need to protect civilians in armed conflicts

19 August 2018, GENEVA - On the occasion of the 2018 World Humanitarian Day – observed annually on 19 August -, the Chairman of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue Dr. Hanif Hassan Al Qassim calls for increased solidarity with civilians who are indiscriminately targeted by belligerents in armed conflicts.

Chairman of the Geneva Centre visits World Council of Churches to discuss long-term partnership opportunities

13 July 2018, GENEVA – On 12 July 2018, the Chairman of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue HE Dr. Hanif Hassan Ali Al Qassim was received by the Secretary General of the World Council of Churches Reverend. Dr. Olav Fykse Tveit.

The meeting was organized at the premises of the World Council of Churches in Geneva in the presence of the Executive Director of the Geneva Centre Ambassador Idriss Jazairy.

المشاركون في التوقيع على إعلان جنيف بشأن التنقل والتضامن الإنساني يلتقون مساعد المفوض السامي لشؤون الحماية في مفوضية الأمم المتحدة السامية لشؤون اللاجئين

9 تموز/يوليه 2018، جنيف-استقبل السيد فولكر تورك مساعد المفوض السامي لشؤون الحماية في مفوضية الأمم المتحدة السامية لشؤون اللاجئين المشاركين في التوقيع على إعلان جنيف المعنون "التنقل والتضامن الإنساني: تحد وفرصة لأوروبا ومنطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا" الذين تقبع مقار عملهم في جنيف.

وكان الاجتماع الذي عُقد في مقر المفوضية في جنيف بمثابة فرصة لعرض القيمة التي سيضيفها إعلان جنيف إلى المشاورات والمفاوضات بشأن القضايا التي يتناولها الاتفاق العالمي للهجرة الآمنة والمنظمة والقانونية والاتفاق العالمي بشأن اللاجئين إضافة إلى المشروع الأولي بشأن الهجرة.

Geneva Centre for Human Rights organises 'Religions, Creeds and Value Systems' Conference

28 June 2018, GENEVA - The Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue, in collaboration with the International Catholic Migration Commission, the World Council of Churches, the Arab Thought Forum, the World Council of Religious Leaders, Bridges to Common Ground and the European Centre for Peace and Development organised a World Conference entitled "Religions, Creeds and Value System: Joining Forces to Enhance Equal Citizenship Rights" that was held on the 25 June 2018 at the United Nations Office in Geneva, Switzerland.

“Inclusiveness is rejected in favour of an exclusionary portrayal of others as outsiders,” UN Special Rapporteur on minority issues says during World Conference on religions and equal citizenship rights

29 June 2018, GENEVA: On 25 June 2018, the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue organized a World Conference on the theme of “Religions, Creeds and Value Systems: Joining Forces to Enhance Equal Citizenship Rights” at the United Nations Office at Geneva in collaboration with the International Catholic Migration Commission, the World Council of Churches, the Arab Thought Forum, the World Council of Religious Leaders, Bridges to Common Ground and the European Centre for Peace and Development.

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