The Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue's “Veiling/Unveiling” catalogue explores the history of the headscarf in different religious and cultural contexts. The catalogue depicts the panels that were presented during a cultural exhibition on the headscarf, coordinated by the Geneva Centre and the Permanent Mission of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria to the United Nations Office at Geneva.
18 December 2017, GENEVA – A declaration entitled “Mobility and human solidarity, a challenge and an opportunity for Europe and the MENA region” has been adopted today on the occasion of the 2017 International Migrants Day.
Further to the appeal made to the member States of the Human Rights Council by the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue (hereinafter “The Geneva Centre”) on 11 and 12 October 2017 on the human rights situation of the Rohingya Muslim population, a Special Session on the situation in Myanmar will hopefully take place in December 2017 in response to the importance and urgency of the situation.
The book on “Islam and Christianity, The Great Convergence: Working Jointly Towards Equal Citizenship Rights” assesses the outcomes of the panel debate held on 15 March 2017 at Palais des Nations in the framework of the 34th session of the UN Human Rights Council. The objective of the panel debate was to harness the joint potential of Islam and Christianity in promoting equal citizenship rights for all in such a way as to reduce concern about the plight of religious and ethnic minorities worldwide.
The publication “The Right to Development, 30 Years Later: Achievements, Challenges and The Way Forward” is an outcome of a panel discussion held on 5 December 2016 at Palais des Nations in Geneva addressing the same subject. The panel discussion aimed at analysing achievements and progress made towards, as well as challenges ahead for, the attainment of the Right to Development. It aimed at giving a voice to the voiceless and at building bridges between developed and developing countries in the mainstreaming of human rights nationally and internationally.