Statement on International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

19 June 2018, GENEVA - On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict 2018, celebrated on the 19th of June, the Chairman of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue, H. E. Dr. Hanif Hassan Ali Al Qassim reiterates the need to put an end to the scourge of conflict-related sexual violence around the world, and to combat the fear and cultural stigma that converge to prevent the vast majority of survivors of conflict-related sexual violence from reintegrating societies.

“Cultural diversity is the greatest strength of humanity,” says the Chairman of the Geneva Centre

21 May 2018, GENEVA – On the occasion of the 2018 World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, commemorated annually on 21 May, the Chairman of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue, H. E. Dr. Hanif Hassan Ali Al Qassim reiterates the importance of embracing cultural diversity and acknowledging the common heritage of humanity.

Chairman of the Geneva Centre: “A free press is indispensable for facilitating good governance and transparent societies”

3 May 2018, GENEVA – On the occasion of the 2018 World Press Freedom Day commemorated on 3 May 2018, the Chairman of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue - H. E. Dr. Hanif Hassan Ali Al Qassim - highlighted the importance of promoting freedom of the press to facilitate “good governance and transparent societies.”

Chairman of the Geneva Centre on International Women’s Day: “We can no longer accept discrimination of half of the world’s population”

08 March 2018, GENEVA - On the occasion of International Women’s Day 2018, celebrated on the 8th of March, the Chairman of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue, H. E. Dr. Hanif Hassan Ali Al Qassim reiterates the importance of empowering and giving a voice to women worldwide so as to achieve gender equality.

De-radicalization and the defeat of ISIS: Radicalization will not disappear by itself

 

By: H. E. Dr. Hanif Hassan Ali Al Qassim, Chairman of the Geneva Centre

Link to original article (Wall Street International): https://wsimag.com/economy-and-politics/36475-de-radicalization-and-the-defeat-of-isis

The defeat of ISIS in Middle East and North African battlefields is now a reality. The terrorist group - which brought bereavement to the populations of the Arab region - has been defeated militarily in Iraq and in Syria.

Chairman of the Geneva Centre: “Refugee and migrant crisis must not become the symbol of denial of social justice to people on the move”

20 February 2018, GENEVA – In commemoration of the 2018 World Day of Social Justice and its annual theme “Workers on the Move: the Quest for Social Justice.” the Chairman of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue (hereinafter “the Geneva Centre”) H. E. Dr. Hanif Hassan Ali Al Qassim appeals to decision-makers to adapt to global human mobility and advance social justice through the empowerment of migrants.

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