Op-Ed: The Role of Education in Breaking Down the Walls of Ignorance

GENEVA, Jul 26 2019 (IPS) - Education constitutes an important building block to enhance inter-faith dialogue, cultural exchange between ethnic and linguistic groups, counter violent extremist narratives and promote peaceful and inclusive societies. The founder of Modern India, Mahatma Gandhi, once said:

“If we are to teach real peace in this world, and if we are to carry on real war against war, we shall have to begin with the children.”

Tiziana LOSCHI

Executive Assistant

The Geneva Centre issues publication on enhancing access to justice for workers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)

17 July 2019, GENEVA – A new publication entitled “Improving access to justice for workers: The case of the UAE” has been published by the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue. The publication is an outcome of a panel discussion held on 20 March 2018 at Palais des Nations in Geneva addressing the same subject. The debate was jointly organized by the Geneva Centre, the European Public Law Organization (EPLO) and the Permanent Mission of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations Office in Geneva (UNOG).

Co-sponsors of international conference on "From Interfaith And Inter-Civilizational Cooperation To Human Solidarity" adopt Vienna outcome declaration

 

VIENNA DECLARATION 

The participants of the International Conference,

entitled “From the interfaith and inter-civilizational cooperation to Human Solidarity” held on June 19, 2019 in Vienna, the capital of the Republic of Austria, with attendance of the officials of various countries and international organizations, lay leaders, academicians and religious representatives:

Press release: "From Interfaith And Inter-Civilizational Cooperation To Human Solidarity"

19 June 2019, VIENNA - On June 19, 2019, the Baku International Centre for Interfaith and Inter-Civilizational Cooperation (BCIC), the KAICIID International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue, the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue, and the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in the Republic of Austria has held at the Hofburg Palace in Vienna, the International Conference "From Interfaith And Inter-Civilizational Cooperation To Human Solidarity".

International conference in Vienna: Delegation of the Geneva Centre meets with officials of Azerbaijan and the United Arab Emirates, religious leaders and civil society representatives

20 June 2019, VIENNA – Following the 19 June international conference on “From the Interfaith and Inter-Civilizational Cooperation to Human Security” held in Vienna, the delegation of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue, represented by its Executive Director Ambassador Idriss Jazairy and project and communications officer Blerim Mustafa, concluded their visit to Austria with a series of meetings with government officials and decision makers.

International conference in Vienna: Successful societies are those that manage diversity and stimulate empathy towards the Other

19 June 2019, VIENNA — Societies must work together to build more tolerance, solidarity and peace within and between nations, said the Executive Director of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue, Ambassador Idriss Jazairy, during the 19 June international conference on "From Interfaith, Inter-Civilizational Cooperation to Human Solidarity.” He emphasized that all such societies are built on shared aspirations and not shared ethnicity.

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