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.

حلقة نقاشية في إطار جلسة مجلس حقوق الإنسان السابعة والثلاثين (فبراير/شباط-مارس/آذار 2018): الحجاب يمثل مصدرا مشتركا بين الإسلام والمسيحية واليهودية

23 فبراير / شباط 2018، جنيف -خلص خبراء معروفون يمثلون التقاليد الإسلامية والمسيحية واليهودية إلى أن ارتداء الحجاب هو مصدر تلاقي بين الديانات الإبراهيمية الرئيسية الثلاث: الإسلام والمسيحية واليهودية. ووُجهت دعوة مشتركة للعمل المشترك أثناء الحلقة النقاشية التي نظمها مركز جنيف لحقوق الإنسان والحوار العالمي (يشار إليه فيما يلي  "بمركز جنيف") والبعثة الدائمة للجمهورية الجزائرية الديمقراطية الشعبية لدى الأمم المتحدة في جنيف في 23 شباط / فبراير 2018 في مكتب الأمم المتحدة في جنيف حول موضوع "إزالة الحجاب عن الحجاب: الحجاب في المسيحية والإسلام واليهودية".

Chairman of the Geneva Centre: “Refugee and migrant crisis must not become the symbol of denial of social justice to people on the move”

20 February 2018, GENEVA – In commemoration of the 2018 World Day of Social Justice and its annual theme “Workers on the Move: the Quest for Social Justice.” the Chairman of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue (hereinafter “the Geneva Centre”) H. E. Dr. Hanif Hassan Ali Al Qassim appeals to decision-makers to adapt to global human mobility and advance social justice through the empowerment of migrants.

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.”

Geneva Centre Executive Director meets the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar in private audience

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.

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”.

UPDATE: Arab Renaissance for Democracy and Development signs 2017 Geneva Declaration

13 February 2018, GENEVA – Arab Renaissance for Democracy and Development – an NGO based in Jordan specialized in the empowerment of marginalized groups trough the advancement of human rights, good governance and the rule of law – has signed and endorsed the 2017 Geneva Declaration entitled “Mobility and human solidarity, a challenge and an opportunity for Europe and the MENA region”. The CEO of the Arab Renaissance for Democracy and Development Ms. Samar Muhareb has become the 15th co-signatory of the Declaration.

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