Dr. Hanif Hassan Ali Al Qassim: Peace and stability must be restored in the Middle East and North Africa so as to alleviate poverty

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty – 17 October 2017

Geneva, 17 October 2017 - On the occasion of the 2017 International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, the Chairman of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue H. E. Dr. Hanif Hassan Ali Al Qassim observed that the unprecedented rise of violence and insecurity in the Arab region combined, breed poverty and societal decline.

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

Le 16 octobre 2017, Nîmes - 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, Nîmes – 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”

Geneva/Dubai – 2 October 2017 – 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.

Dr. Hanif Hassan Ali Al Qassim: “The world community must support the efforts of Bangladesh and the UN in offering temporary refuge and protection to the Rohingyans”

Geneva/Dubai, 2 October 2017 – The Chairman of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue H. E. Dr. Hanif Al Qassim appealed to the world community to provide financial, technical and material assistance to Bangladesh and the UN in providing adequate housing and shelter to the approximately 700,000 Rohingyan refugees - entrenched in Bangladesh - after fleeing persecution and oppression in Myanmar.

UN global symposium: Arab region and the West need to define a common agenda to achieve gender equality and women's empowerment

GENEVA, 15 September 2017 – International experts on women’s rights from the Arab region and the West called on decision-makers from the Global South and the Global North to increase their efforts towards addressing barriers and challenges impeding the realization of women’s rights and gender equality. This conclusion was reached during a panel debate organized at the United Nations Office in Geneva held on 15 September on the theme of "Women’s rights in the Arab region: between myth and reality."

The Geneva Centre to hold panel discussion on "Women’s rights in the Arab region: between myth and reality" as a side-event to the 36th session of the UN Human Rights Council

GENEVA, 06 September 2017 - The Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue (“The Geneva Centre”) will convene, in cooperation with the Permanent Mission of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the United Nations Office, World Trade Organization and other international organizations in Geneva, a panel discussion on the theme "Women’s rights in the Arab region: between myth and reality".

The Geneva Centre appeals for an end to the persecution of Rohingyans in Myanmar

GENEVA, 29 August 2017 – The Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue (hereinafter “The Geneva Centre”) – a think tank with special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council – deplores persistent discrimination against the Muslim minority in Myanmar which, as had been foreseen has lead to radicalization of the situation followed by the military clampdown by security forces against the Rohingyans in the Rakhine State in western Myanmar.  

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