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EVENTS

THE GENEVA CENTRE ORGANIZES A NUMBER OF CONFERENCES, SYMPOSIA, SIDE-EVENTS, ROUND TABLES, CULTURAL EVENTS AND WORKSHOPS.

Our events address the most pressing human rights issues, including those examined by the UN human rights structures and mechanisms. Our events bring together a variety of stakeholders such as the United Nations (UN), intergovernmental organizations, governments, civil society, academia, independent human rights actors, the private sector and the public to discuss human rights topics of global importance.

COVID-19 AND RIGHT TO EDUCATION: CURRENT IMPACT AND FUTURE CONSEQUENCES

2021-03-30T11:05:36+02:002021, March 12th|CHILDREN'S RIGHTS AND EDUCATION, EVENTS, OUR EVENTS|

Invited speakers coming from different types of fields and organizations will discuss and elaborate on the current impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the right to education, and the future consequences it may have. Speakers will identify the main risks and problems and will also present solutions for the future, to safeguard and promote the right to education following the pandemic.

PATHWAYS TO AN EQUAL FUTURE: WOMEN INSPIRING CHANGE

2021-03-12T09:45:13+01:002021, March 8th|EVENTS, OUR EVENTS, WOMEN'S RIGHTS AND GENDER EQUALITY|

On the occasion of the International Women’s Day, the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue will hold a virtual event to celebrate the commitment, the courage, the empowerment and the determination of millions of ordinary women and men who do extraordinary things in order to promote a society based on gender equality and respect for women’s rights.

GREATER SPIRITUAL CONVERGENCE FOR EQUAL CITIZENSHIP RIGHTS

2021-01-12T17:02:39+01:002019, May 3rd|EVENTS, INTERRELIGIOUS AND INTERFAITH DIALOGUE, OUR EVENTS|

On the invitation of the government of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Geneva Centre organized a conference on the interplay between faiths and equal citizenship rights during the 5th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue held at the Baku Congress Center from 2-3 May 2019.

MUSLIM WOMEN, BETWEEN STEREOTYPES AND REALITY: AN OBJECTIVE NARRATIVE

2021-01-12T16:58:01+01:002019, March 7th|EVENTS, OUR EVENTS, WOMEN'S RIGHTS AND GENDER EQUALITY|

To mark International Women’s Day, celebrated worldwide on 8 March, and to officially launch its latest publications on women and gender equality in the Arab world and beyond, entitled Women’s Rights in the Arab Region: Between Myth and Reality and Veiling /Unveiling: The Headscarf in Christianity, Judaism and Islam, issued in February 2019, the Geneva Centre organized a debate and book presentation.

EDUCATION FOR PEACE IN A MULTI-RELIGIOUS WORLD

2021-01-12T17:03:07+01:002018, December 10th|CHILDREN'S RIGHTS AND EDUCATION, EVENTS, INTERRELIGIOUS AND INTERFAITH DIALOGUE, OUR EVENTS|

The panel debate was held on the occasion of the 2018 World Human Rights Day at the United Nations Office in Geneva. The focus of the conference was to discuss how Education for Peace can engage different stakeholders to counter violent extremist narratives, build peaceful and inclusive societies as well as to promote universally shared values upheld in diverse faiths and creeds.

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