The Geneva Centre and World Council of Churches (WCC) to organize a press conference to announce the agenda of the World Conference

29 May 2018, GENEVA – The first World Conference on “Religions, Creeds and Value Systems: Joining Forces to Enhance Equal Citizenship Rights” will be held on 25 June 2018 under the Patronage of His Royal Highness Prince El Hassan bin Talal of Jordan. It will mark a new conceptual departure towards expanding the boundaries of the convergence of values, which bring the world of religions and faiths together.

World Conference on Religions, Creeds and Value Systems: Sealing the Deal: A World Declaration on the Advancement of Equal Citizenship Rights

28 May 2018, GENEVA - The first World Conference on “Religions, Creeds and Value Systems: Joining Forces to Enhance Equal Citizenship Rights” will be held on 25 June 2018 under the Patronage of His Royal Highness Prince El Hassan bin Talal of Jordan. It will mark a new conceptual departure towards expanding the boundaries of the convergence of values, which bring the world of religions and faiths together.

“Cultural diversity is the greatest strength of humanity,” says the Chairman of the Geneva Centre

21 May 2018, GENEVA – On the occasion of the 2018 World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, commemorated annually on 21 May, 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 embracing cultural diversity and acknowledging the common heritage of humanity.

Geneva Centre participates in 2018 International Day of Living Together in Peace celebration at UNESCO’s HQ in Paris

17 May 2018, GENEVA – The Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue, represented by Ms. Homeyra Jazairy, participated on 16 May in a commemorative event organized at UNESCO’s Headquarters in Paris on the occasion of the 2018 International Day of Living Together in Peace.

The aim of the event was to celebrate the adoption of Resolution 72/130 by the UN General Assembly on 8 December 2017, of which declared 16 May as the International Day of Living Together in Peace.

The Geneva Centre participates in the first round of informal consultations on the long-term efficiency of the work of the UN Human Rights Council

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.

Chairman of the Geneva Centre: “A free press is indispensable for facilitating good governance and transparent societies”

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.”

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