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 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.
Panel debate during the 37th regular session of the 2018 UN Human Rights Council: The headscarf represents a source of commonality between Islam, Christianity and Judaism
Geneva Centre issues catalogue of the exhibition “Veiling/Unveiling” on the headscarf in Islam, Christianity and Judaism
20 February 2018, GENEVA – The Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue (hereinafter “the Geneva Centre”) has published the “Veiling/Unveiling” catalogue that explores the history of the headscarf in different religious and cultural contexts.
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.”
14 February 2018, GENEVA – In the wake of the Al-Azhar sponsored international conference on the situation in Jerusalem held from 17 to 18 January 2018 in Cairo, the Executive Director of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue (“the Geneva Centre”) Ambassador Idriss Jazairy was received in a private audience by the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar His Eminence Dr. Ahmed al-Tayeb.