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STATEMENTS

TO RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT HUMAN RIGHTS, THE GENEVA CENTRE REGULARLY ISSUES STATEMENTS ON THE OCCASION OF INTERNATIONAL COMMEMORATIVE DAYS LINKED TO HUMAN RIGHTS

We also produce several opinion pieces per year to take position and offer our analyse on important human rights issues.

GENEVA CENTRE’S STATEMENT ON SYSTEMIC RACISM

2021-03-22T18:24:38+01:002021, March 11th|INVOLVEMENT, STATEMENTS|

On 18 March 2021, the United Nations Human Rights Council held a General Debate under Item 9 "Racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related forms of intolerance". Apart from Member and Observer States, 59 civil society organizations took the floor to deliver oral interventions, including the Geneva Centre who was the first organization on the speaking list.

INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION

2021-01-12T16:04:19+01:002020, March 21st|INVOLVEMENT, STATEMENTS|

1 March 2020, GENEVA – The 2019 coronavirus pandemic, which was first reported in December 2019 in Wuhan, China and ever since has kept spreading all over the world, has led to increased discrimination, prejudice, violence, and racism against Chinese people and people of East Asian and Southeast Asian descent and appearance.

HUMAN RIGHTS DAY

2021-01-12T16:50:13+01:002019, December 10th|INVOLVEMENT, STATEMENTS|

The theme of this year’s Human Rights Day is Youth Standing Up for Human Rights, a tribute to the 30th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of a Child – and a further occasion to defend all these boys and girls that keep falling victims of conflicts and wars, forced labour and trafficking, homicide and abuse.

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