Chairman of the Geneva Centre: “A free press is indispensable for facilitating good governance and transparent societies”

3 May 2018, GENEVA – On the occasion of the 2018 World Press Freedom Day commemorated on 3 May 2018, the Chairman of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue - H. E. Dr. Hanif Hassan Ali Al Qassim - highlighted the importance of promoting freedom of the press to facilitate “good governance and transparent societies.”

The Geneva Centre to organize a World Conference on the theme of “Religions, Creeds and/or Other Value Systems: Joining Forces to Enhance Equal Citizenship Rights“

30 April 2018, GENEVA - The Geneva Centre is currently in the process of organizing a major international conference on the theme of “Religions, Creeds and/or Other Value Systems, Joining Forces to Enhance Equal Citizenship Rights.” This event will be held on 25 June 2018 in collaboration with the World Council of Churches, the International Catholic Migration Commission and Bridges to Common Ground. It will be held under the Patronage and with the leadership of His Royal Highness Prince El Hassan bin Talal of Jordan.

At a UN conference, UAE policy concerning access to justice is seen as a shining expression of item 16.3 of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development on the rule of law

20 March 2018, GENEVA – Initiatives implemented by the government of the United Arab Emirates to enhance access to justice for foreign workers have brought positive results and could be replicated on a broader basis in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. These were the conclusions drawn by labour law experts who participated in a panel debate held at the United Nations Office at Geneva.

Chairman of the Geneva Centre on International Women’s Day: “We can no longer accept discrimination of half of the world’s population”

08 March 2018, GENEVA - On the occasion of International Women’s Day 2018, celebrated on the 8th of March, the Chairman of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue, H. E. Dr. Hanif Hassan Ali Al Qassim reiterates the importance of empowering and giving a voice to women worldwide so as to achieve gender equality.

Geneva Centre and IDMC to organize on 21 March 2018 a panel debate on internally displaced persons at Palais des Nations in Geneva

07 March 2018, GENEVA – A panel debate will be organized by the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue – a think tank holding special consultative status with the UN Economic and Social Council – and the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) to discuss the situation of the world’s internally displaced people (IDPs), and the causes and consequences of this global phenomenon.

Geneva Centre issues book on equal citizenship rights in education

02 March 2018, GENEVA – A new book entitled “Human rights: Enhancing equal citizenship rights in education” has been published by the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue (“the Geneva Centre”). The book is the outcome of a panel debate held on 12 May 2017 at Palais des Nations in Geneva on the theme of “Human rights: Enhancing equal citizenship rights in education.”

Geneva Centre inaugurates panel exhibition at the United Nations Office at Geneva on the theme of “Veiling/Unveiling”

26 February 2018, GENEVA – The Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue has inaugurated its exhibition to explore the history and the religio-cultural roots of the headscarf.

The exhibition entitled “Veiling/Unveiling” is a joint initiative between the Geneva Centre, the Permanent Mission of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria to the United Nations Office at Geneva and the Adlania Foundation.

Chairman of the Geneva Centre: “Refugee and migrant crisis must not become the symbol of denial of social justice to people on the move”

20 February 2018, GENEVA – In commemoration of the 2018 World Day of Social Justice and its annual theme “Workers on the Move: the Quest for Social Justice.” the Chairman of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue (hereinafter “the Geneva Centre”) H. E. Dr. Hanif Hassan Ali Al Qassim appeals to decision-makers to adapt to global human mobility and advance social justice through the empowerment of migrants.

Executive Director of the Geneva Centre Ambassador Idriss Jazairy meets the Archbishop of Canterbury

20 February 2018, GENEVA – The Executive Director of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue Ambassador Idriss Jazairy met with the Archbishop of Canterbury The Most Reverend and Right Honourable Justin Welby during a conference organized on 16 February 2018 by the World Council of Churches on the theme of “Ecumenical Spring: from Negotiated Frontiers to Open Borders.”

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