Chairman of the Geneva Centre visits World Council of Churches to discuss long-term partnership opportunities

13 July 2018, GENEVA – On 12 July 2018, the Chairman of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue HE Dr. Hanif Hassan Ali Al Qassim was received by the Secretary General of the World Council of Churches Reverend. Dr. Olav Fykse Tveit.

The meeting was organized at the premises of the World Council of Churches in Geneva in the presence of the Executive Director of the Geneva Centre Ambassador Idriss Jazairy.

Geneva Centre for Human Rights organises 'Religions, Creeds and Value Systems' Conference

28 June 2018, GENEVA - The Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue, in collaboration with the International Catholic Migration Commission, the World Council of Churches, the Arab Thought Forum, the World Council of Religious Leaders, Bridges to Common Ground and the European Centre for Peace and Development organised a World Conference entitled "Religions, Creeds and Value System: Joining Forces to Enhance Equal Citizenship Rights" that was held on the 25 June 2018 at the United Nations Office in Geneva, Switzerland.

“Inclusiveness is rejected in favour of an exclusionary portrayal of others as outsiders,” UN Special Rapporteur on minority issues says during World Conference on religions and equal citizenship rights

29 June 2018, GENEVA: On 25 June 2018, the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue organized a World Conference on the theme of “Religions, Creeds and Value Systems: Joining Forces to Enhance Equal Citizenship Rights” at the United Nations Office at Geneva in collaboration with the International Catholic Migration Commission, the World Council of Churches, the Arab Thought Forum, the World Council of Religious Leaders, Bridges to Common Ground and the European Centre for Peace and Development.

“Engage in religious diplomacy,” Secretary General of the World Council of Religious Leaders says during World Conference on religions and equal citizenship rights

29 June 2018, GENEVA: On 25 June 2018, the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue organized a World Conference on the theme of “Religions, Creeds and Value Systems: Joining Forces to Enhance Equal Citizenship Rights” at the United Nations Office at Geneva in collaboration with the International Catholic Migration Commission, the World Council of Churches, the Arab Thought Forum, the World Council of Religious Leaders, Bridges to Common Ground and the European Centre for Peace and Development.

Dr. Azza Karam: Citizenship is rooted in the sense of humanity

29 June 2018, GENEVA: On 25 June 2018, the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue organized a World Conference on the theme of “Religions, Creeds and Value Systems: Joining Forces to Enhance Equal Citizenship Rights” at the United Nations Office at Geneva in collaboration with the International Catholic Migration Commission, the World Council of Churches, the Arab Thought Forum, the World Council of Religious Leaders, Bridges to Common Ground and the European Centre for Peace and Development. 

Director of the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies: “Let us be wary of the abuse of human rights to legitimize the attainment of political and other objectives through coercion”

29 June 2018, GENEVA: On 25 June 2018, the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue organized a World Conference on the theme of “Religions, Creeds and Value Systems: Joining Forces to Enhance Equal Citizenship Rights” at the United Nations Office at Geneva in collaboration with the International Catholic Migration Commission, the World Council of Churches, the Arab Thought Forum, the World Council of Religious Leaders, Bridges to Common Ground and the European Centre for Peace and Development. 

Ambassador Mark Siljander: Abrahamic religions have 90% theological similarities and only 10% differences

29 June 2018, GENEVA: On 25 June 2018, the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue organized a World Conference on the theme of “Religions, Creeds and Value Systems: Joining Forces to Enhance Equal Citizenship Rights” at the United Nations Office at Geneva in collaboration with the International Catholic Migration Commission, the World Council of Churches, the Arab Thought Forum, the World Council of Religious Leaders, Bridges to Common Ground and the European Centre for Peace and Development. 

Dr. Safi Kaskas: “ Homogeneity is a recipe for intellectual sterility and eventually leads to the end of a civilization, whereas pluralism (…) raises the intelligence and virtue of the society in general“

29 June 2018, GENEVA: On 25 June 2018, the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue organized a World Conference on the theme of “Religions, Creeds and Value Systems: Joining Forces to Enhance Equal Citizenship Rights” at the United Nations Office at Geneva in collaboration with the International Catholic Migration Commission, the World Council of Churches, Arab Thought Forum, the World Council of Religious Leaders, Bridges to Common Ground and the European Centre for Peace and Development. 

Rabbi Avi Tawil : “ If we want to have a better tomorrow, the change has to happen within ourselves”

29 June 2018, GENEVA: On 25 June 2018, the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue organised a World Conference on the theme of “Religions, Creeds and Value Systems: Joining Forces to Enhance Equal Citizenship Rights” at the United Nations Office at Geneva in collaboration with the International Catholic Migration Commission, the World Council of Churches, the Arab Thought Forum, the World Council of Religious Leaders, Bridges to Common Ground and the European Centre for Peace and Development.

Secretary General of the International Catholic Migration Commission: “Human Rights came from Heaven”

29 June 2018, GENEVA: On 25 June 2018, the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue organized a World Conference on the theme of “Religions, Creeds and Value Systems: Joining Forces to Enhance Equal Citizenship Rights” at the United Nations Office at Geneva in collaboration with the International Catholic Migration Commission, the World Council of Churches, the Arab Thought Forum, the World Council of Religious Leaders, Bridges to Common Ground and the European Centre for Peace and Development. 

Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue: “There should be the omitting out of the mention of religious belonging from identity cards and other documents”

29 June 2018, GENEVA: On 25 June 2018, the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue organized a World Conference on the theme of “Religions, Creeds and Value Systems: Joining Forces to Enhance Equal Citizenship Rights” at the United Nations Office at Geneva in collaboration with the International Catholic Migration Commission, the World Council of Churches, the Arab Thought Forum, the World Council of Religious Leaders, Bridges to Common Ground and the European Centre for Peace and Development. 

Professor Shahrzad Houshmand Zadeh : “This is the point of convergence between religions: To work for the good of others, ‘compete’ in righteousness “

29 June 2018, GENEVA: On 25 June 2018, the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue organized a World Conference on the theme of “Religions, Creeds and Value Systems: Joining Forces to Enhance Equal Citizenship Rights” at the United Nations Office at Geneva in collaboration with the International Catholic Migration Commission, the World Council of Churches, the Arab Thought Forum, the World Council of Religious Leaders, Bridges to Common Ground and the European Centre for Peace and Development. 

HE Ambassador Marie-Thérèse Pictet-Althann: “Equal citizenship rights are crucial for migrants, refugees and IDPs, but are also beneficial for societies and States”

29 June 2018, GENEVA: On 25 June 2018, the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue organized a World Conference on the theme of “Religions, Creeds and Value Systems: Joining Forces to Enhance Equal Citizenship Rights” at the United Nations Office at Geneva in collaboration with the International Catholic Migration Commission, the World Council of Churches, the Arab Thought Forum,  the World Council of Religious Leaders, Bridges to Common Ground and the European Centre for Peace and Development. 

Cheikh Khaled Bentounes: « La paix doit être un moyen de transformer nos consciences pour humaniser et pour harmoniser le monde dans lequel nous vivons»

28 juin 2018, GENEVE: Le Centre de Genève pour la promotion des droits de l'homme et le dialogue global, en collaboration avec la Commission internationale catholique pour les migrations, le Conseil œcuménique des Eglises, le Forum de la pensée arabe, le Conseil mondial des Chefs religieux, l’association « Bridges to Common Ground » des Etats-Unis et le Centre européen pour la paix et le développement, a organisé une Conférence mondiale sur les « Religions, croyances et systèmes de valeurs : Unir les forces pour promouvoir les droits citoyens égaux pour tous », le

Le Secrétaire général des Nations Unies António Guterres souligne l'importance d'une action concertée pour la réalisation des droits citoyens égaux via un message vidéo adressé à la Conférence mondiale

28 juin 2018, GENÈVE : Le Centre de Genève pour la Promotion des Droits de l'Homme et du Dialogue Global, en collaboration avec la Commission internationale catholique pour les migrations, le Conseil œcuménique des Eglises, le Conseil mondial des chefs religieux, l’association « Bridges to Common Ground » et le Centre européen pour la paix et le développement, a organisé une conférence mondiale sur " Religions, croyances et systèmes de valeurs : Unir les forces pour promouvoir les droits citoyens égaux pour tous".

SE Lakhdar Brahimi: « Il faudra tenir compte du sort des Palestiniens lors de la mise en œuvre des décisions prises aujourd’hui et quand vous œuvrez de concert en vue de la promotion de cette magnifique idée des droits citoyens égaux pour tous »

28 juin 2018, GENEVE: Le Centre de Genève pour la promotion des droits de l'homme et le dialogue global, en collaboration avec la Commission internationale catholique pour les migrations, le Conseil œcuménique des Eglises, le Forum de la pensée arabe, le Conseil mondial des Chefs religieux, l’association « Bridges to Common Ground » des Etats-Unis et le Centre européen pour la paix et le développement, a organisé une Conférence mondiale sur les « Religions, croyances et systèmes de valeurs : Unir les forces pour promouvoir les droits citoyens égaux pour tous », le

His Holiness Swami Paramatmananda Saraswati: “We cannot afford to discriminate”

28 June 2018, GENEVA: On 25 June 2018, the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue organized a World Conference on the theme of “Religions, Creeds and Value Systems: Joining Forces to Enhance Equal Citizenship Rights” at the United Nations Office at Geneva, in collaboration with the International Catholic Migration Commission, the World Council of Churches, the Arab Thought Forum, the World Council of Religious Leaders, Bridges to Common Ground and the European Centre for Peace and Development. 

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