The Geneva Centre organizes a panel discussion to inaugurate its exhibition “Veiling/Unveiling: The Headscarf in Christianity, Islam and Judaism”, a side-event to the 37th session of the UN Human Rights Council

13 February 2018, GENEVA - The Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue, in cooperation with the Permanent Mission of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria to the United Nations Office at Geneva, is organizing an exhibition and a panel discussion on the theme “Veiling/Unveiling: The Headscarf in Christianity, Islam and Judaism”.

Geneva Centre Executive Director: “The situation in Jerusalem is a textbook case of multi-faceted and cross-cutting violations of human rights”

19 January 2018, GENEVA – During a speech at the Al-Azhar conference in Cairo on the situation in Jerusalem, the Executive Director of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue H. E. Ambassador Idriss Jazairy appealed to the international community, and in particular the Arabic and Muslim community, to join forces and act in concert in order to halt the violations of Palestinians’ human rights.”

Civil society organizations and specialists pledge to address the plight of people on the move in Europe and the MENA region through the adoption of a Geneva Declaration

11 January 2018, GENEVA – In response to the protracted migrant and refugee crisis that has affected primarily Europe and the MENA region, a coalition of international organizations took the initiative to adopt the 2017 Geneva Declaration entitled “Mobility and human solidarity, a challenge and an opportunity for Europe and the MENA region” pledging increased cooperation between decision-makers to address the adverse impact of the crisis.

Dr. Al Qassim: “It is our moral responsibility to stand in solidarity with the Rohingya minority in Myanmar”

20 December 2017, GENEVA – On the occasion of the 2017 International Day of Human Solidarity observed on 20 December, the Chairman of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue H. E. Dr. Hanif Hassan Ali Al Qassim calls for peace for and human solidarity with, the Rohingya minority in Myanmar.

The Geneva Centre’s Chairman emphasized that the forcible expulsion of more than 600,000 Rohingya from Myanmar to neighbouring Bangladesh has contributed to aggravate the dire human rights and humanitarian situation in Rakhine State.

Dr. Al Qassim: “The promotion of Arabic language and culture is key to enhance cultural diversity and promote peaceful relations between peoples“

18 December 2017, GENEVA – On the occasion of the 2017 World Arabic Language Day, the Chairman of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue H. E. Dr. Hanif Hassan Ali Al Qassim stated that the increased use of Arabic language worldwide is key to build bridges between peoples and to enhancing intercultural understanding between Arabs and non-Arabs.

Panel debate at UN: Decision makers in the MENA region and Europe must resort to dialogue and alliance building to address the migrant and refugee crisis

14 December 2017, GENEVA – Renowned global experts on the migrant and refugee crisis representing the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue (hereinafter “the Geneva Centre”), the International Catholic Migration Mission (ICMC), the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) and the Permanent Delegation of the Sovereign Order of Malta have today called for increased coordination and cooperation among decision-makers in the Middle East and Nort

Executive Director of the Geneva Centre receives the 2017 Franco Cuomo International Award

1 December 2017, GENEVA – The Executive Director of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue (hereinafter “The Geneva Centre”) H. E. Ambassador Idriss Jazairy was awarded the 2017 Franco Cuomo International Award – under the category of Special International Award - today at the Italian Senate in Rome in recognition of the Geneva Centre’s efforts to promote a value driven human rights system and to encourage global dialogue between the Global North and the Global South.

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