Algerian newspaper El Khabar interviews Ambassador Idriss Jazairy on the activities of the Geneva Centre to promote a value driven human rights system
03 May 2018, GENEVA – The Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue (“the Geneva Centre”) was cordially invited by the Secretariat of the Human Rights Council to participate in the first round of informal consultation session on the long-term efficiency of the Human Rights Council (HRC).
The one-day consultation session was held on 03 May 2018 at the United Nations Office at Geneva. Permanent Missions, national institutions, international organizations, NGOs and human rights bodies were present at the consultation session.
The Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue, the International Catholic Migration Commission, the World Council of Churches, Bridges to Common Ground and the European Centre for Peace and Development will organize a World Conference on the theme of “Religions, Creeds and/or Other Value Systems: Joining Forces to Enhance Equal Citizenship Rights.”
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.”
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.
23 April 2018, GENEVA – The Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue is pleased to announce the publication of the second edition of its newsletter “Human Rights Without Prejudice.” The newsletter is a follow-up to the first edition published on 28 August 2017.
21 March 2018, GENEVA – The forced displacement of internally displaced persons (hereinafter “IDPs”) in the Middle East cannot be left unaddressed by decision-makers in the context of the refugee and migrant crisis, highlighted a group of human rights experts during a panel debate at the United Nations Office at Geneva.