UPDATE: Director-General of IOM to deliver a keynote speech at the opening session of the Geneva Centre’s panel debate on migration and human solidarity

28 November 2017, GENEVA - Further to the Geneva Centre’s announcement on 16 November 2017 entitled “The Geneva Centre to organize on 14 December a panel debate on the migrant and refugee crisis at Palais des Nations in Geneva“, we have the pleasure to announce that the Director-General of the International Organization for Migration H. E. Ambassador William Lacy-Swing has accepted to deliver a keynote speech at the opening of the conference.

Statement by the Executive Director of the Geneva Centre regarding Bangladesh-Myanmar agreement on Rohingya refugees

27 November 2017, GENEVA – In relation to the signing of the “Arrangement on return of displaced persons from Rakhine state” on 23 November 2017 by the governments of Myanmar and of Bangladesh, the Executive Director of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue H. E. Ambassador Idriss Jazairy has issued the following statement:

Dr. Al Qassim: “The success of a society relies on its ability to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls”

25 November 2017, GENEVA – The Chairman of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue H. E. Dr. Hanif Hassan Ali Al Qassim calls for the elimination of all forms of violence adversely affecting women and girls. Dr. Al Qassim’s appeal was made in relation to the observation of the 2017 International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

Dr. Al Qassim: “Rejoicing in the Other and celebrating diversity are needed more than ever to address the root-causes of intolerance”

16 November 2017, GENEVA – The Chairman of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue H. E. Dr. Hanif Hassan Ali Al Qassim deplored the rise of xenophobia, bigotry and marginalization - targeting refugees, migrants and internally displaced persons - that is taking effect in many regions of the world.

The Geneva Centre to organize on 14 December a panel debate on the migrant and refugee crisis at Palais des Nations in Geneva

16 November 2017, 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 – on the challenges and opportunities related to the protracted migrant and refugee crisis affecting Europe and the MENA region.

Ambassador Jazairy: “Myanmar’s Rohingyas are denied the right to have rights”

10 November 2017, GENEVA – The Executive Director of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue (hereinafter “The Geneva Centre”) Ambassador Idriss Jazairy emphasized - during a lecture on 10 November at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies - that the denial of equal citizenship rights to the Rohingya population is breeding radicalization and inter-communal violence in Myanmar.

Ambassador Idriss Jazairy calls for enhanced intercultural dialogue to prevent and resolve conflicts

9 November 2017, GENEVA – The Executive Director of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue Ambassador Idriss Jazairy called for enhanced intercultural dialogue to prevent and resolve conflicts around the world. Ambassador highlighted the importance of addressing the sweeping rise of xenophobia, Islamophobia, racism and bigotry that are gaining ground in today’s modern societies. Ambassador Jazairy said:

Dr. Hanif Hassan Ali Al Qassim: “The United Nations is needed more than ever before to promote peace and justice worldwide”

24 October 2017, GENEVA - In commemoration of the 2017 United Nations Day, the Chairman of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue H. E. Dr. Hanif Hassan Ali Al Qassim called for enhancing the role of the United Nations to address issues related to the promotion of peace and security as a platform for collaboration and the advancement of human rights.

The Geneva Centre publishes a book on the Great Convergence between Islam and Christianity

23 October 2017, GENEVA – The Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue – a think tank holding special consultative status with UN ECOSOC – has issued a new publication on the Great Convergence between Islam and Christianity. “Islam and Christianity, the Great Convergence: Working Jointly Towards Equal Citizenship Rights” is the outcome of the Centre’s panel discussion held on 15 March 2017 at the United Nations Office in Geneva.

Le directeur exécutif du Centre de Genève : l'héritage spirituel et la vision de l’Emir Abd-el Kader el Jazairy, un fil d'Ariane dans la recherche de solutions aux défis contemporains

16 octobre 2017, NIMES - Le directeur exécutif du Centre de Genève pour la promotion des droits de l’homme et le dialogue global, l'Ambassadeur Idriss Jazairy, a souligné que l'héritage spirituel et la vision de l’Emir Abd-el Kader el Jazairy - le fondateur de l'Algérie contemporaine - étaient une source d’inspiration pour la promotion de l'harmonie et de la diversité dans la région méditerranéenne, berceau du monothéisme.

Geneva Centre’s Executive Director: Emir Abd el Qader el Jazairy’s spiritual legacy and vision, an Ariadne’s thread to solving contemporary misunderstandings

16 October 2017, NIMES – The Executive Director of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue Ambassador Idriss Jazairy emphasized that the spiritual legacy and vision of the founder of contemporary Algeria – Emir Abd el Qader el Jazairy – is key to promoting harmony in diversity in the Mediterranean region, the birthplace of monotheism.

Dr. Hanif Hassan Ali Al Qassim: “Non-violence and lasting peace are key to secure the long-term stability of the Arab region”

2 October 2017, GENEVA/DUBAI – The Chairman of the Geneva Centre Dr. Hanif Hassan Ali Al Qassim is calling on the international community to address the surge of extremist violence exacerbating the volatile security situation in the Arab region. This appeal was made by Dr. Al Qassim in relation to the commemoration of the 2017 International Day of Non-Violence observed on 2 October 2017.

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