Human Rights and Global Dialogue Training: Daily Update 1st April 2014

Dr Pierre Hazan, Professor at the University of Neuchâtel, presented on the role of the media in promoting and protecting human rights, and invited students to consider the selectivity bias of international and regional news agencies. He also analysed the role of the media in promoting hatred, racism, and xenophia, and stressed the urgent need to correct these narratives as “information provided by the media shapes our reality”.

“القوانين الحالية ليست كافية لحماية المرأة”: محاضرات الدكتور إبراهيم سلامة في مركز جنيف

ألقى الدكتور إبراهيم سلامة، مدير شعبة هيئات المعاهدات في مكتب المفوضية السامية لحقوق الإنسان في الأمم المتحدة، محاضرة لطلاب مركز جنيف حول آليات حقوق الإنسان وحماية المرأة.

Human Rights and Global Dialogue Training: Daily Update 31st March 2014

The course began with a series of lectures by Judge Fatsah Ouguergouz, the Vice President of the African Court of Human and People’s Rights and Senior Advisor at the Geneva Centre . Judge Ouguergouz explained the philosophical and historical origins of human rights, their basis in international humanitarian law, and ways in which we can work towards a “culture of human rights”.

Geneva Centre Graduates on Migrant Worker’s Rights

On the 7th-14th February 2014, the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue conducted a human rights training course for fifteen students from the United Arab Emirates University. We believe human rights training is an important investment in the endeavour to achieve a just society in which all people are valued and respected, and our course was designed to promote awareness of human rights and the mechanisms used to uphold them.

Geneva Centre Graduates on Women in the Middle East

On the 7th-14th February 2014, the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue conducted a human rights training course for fifteen students from the United Arab Emirates University. The Geneva Centre believes that human rights training constitutes an essential contribution to the long-term prevention of human rights abuses, and we work to ensure that every Geneva Centre programme addresses and opposes the gender-based discrimination that permeates cultures worldwide.

“Either we change this murderous world order, or nobody does”: Professor Jean Ziegler Lectures at the Geneva Centre

Professor Jean Ziegler, a Member of the Advisory Committee to the United Nations Human Rights Council, former special rapporteur on the right to food, and internationally renowned author, lectured to students at the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue on ‘The Right to Food and its Violations – Where is hope?’.

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