The Geneva Centre to co-organize a major international conference in Vienna on inter-civilizational dialogue and equal citizenship rights

14 May 2019, GENEVA – Further to the invitation of the Chairman of the Caucasus Muslims Board His Virtue Sheik-ul-Islam Allahshukur Pashazadeh, the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue has been invited to co-organize a major international conference in Vienna on the theme of “From Interfaith, Inter-Civilizational Cooperation to Human Solidarity”.

المشاركون في النقاش المُنظم في الأمم المتحدة: "تنفيذ إعلان وبرنامج عمل ديربان (DDPA) أمرٌ أساسي لتشجيع العمل الدولي المستمر ضد العنصرية"

9 أيار/مايو 2019، جنيف-بما أن موجة جديدة عارمة وفتاكة من العنف وخطابات الكراهية والإقصاء تعصف بجميع أنحاء العالم، فقد حان الوقت الآن بالنسبة للمجتمع الدولي لاتخاذ موقف مشترك ضد العنصرية والتمييز العنصري والتعصب ومعالجة الأسباب الهيكلية الأساسية لهذه الآفات من خلال تنفيذ إعلان وبرنامج عمل ديربان.

The implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action (DDPA) key to encourage sustained international action against racism, say panellists at UN debate

09 May 2019, GENEVA – As a new deadly tidal wave of violence, hate speech and exclusion sweeps across the world, it is now high time for the international community to a joint stand against racism, racial discrimination and intolerance and to address the fundamental structural root causes of these scourges through the implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action (DDPA).

Letter of the Executive Director Ambassador Jazairy to The Financial Times entitled “Time for Sudan to sign UN Convention on Women” published in the FT of 9 May 2019

Link to original article: https://www.ft.com/content/b981e4aa-7016-11e9-bf5c-6eeb837566c5

9 May 2019 - I wholeheartedly support Zeinab Badawi’s op-ed “Women, hopeful for change, are driving Sudan’s uprising” (May 6), in which she refers to my eminent classmate at Oxford university, Sadiq al-Mahdi, and to his (brilliant) daughter Maryam.

Fifth World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue: Societies must work together to build more tolerant, peaceful and coexisting societies through equal citizenship rights

03 May 2019, BAKU, AZERBAIJAN – In times when religions have been considered as a source of hatred and division, harnessing its collective energy in the pursuit of equal citizenship rights is needed more than ever, concluded a group of eminent experts on inter-faith dialogue during a panel debate.

Fifth World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue: Executive Director of the Geneva Centre refers to the pioneering role of the UAE in hosting in Abu Dhabi the historic visit of HH Pope Francis and the Grand Imam of Al Azhar His Eminence Ahmad Al-Tayib

3 May 2019, BAKU, Azerbaijan – At the Fifth World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue held from 2-3 May 2019 in Baku, the Executive Director of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue Ambassador Idriss Jazairy paid tribute to the inspiring role of the United Arab Emirates in hosting the historic meeting of 4 February 2019 between HH Pope Francis and the Grand Imam of Al Azhar His Eminence Ahmad Al-Tayib and which led to the adoption of the Joint Document on Human Fraternity for World Peace and Living Together.

Executive Director of the Geneva Centre appeals to Ministers from 30 countries to endorse the World Conference Outcome Declaration on “Moving Towards Greater Spiritual Convergence Worldwide in Support of Equal Citizenship Rights”

02 May 2019, BAKU, AZERBAIJAN – The Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue attended the opening session of the Fifth World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue held in Baku under the motto “Building dialogue into action against discrimination, inequality and violent conflict.”

Fifth World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue: Geneva Centre announces strategic partnerships with civil society organizations and national human rights commissions in Azerbaijan

01 May 2019, BAKU, AZERBAIJAN – In relation to the participation of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue at the Fifth World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue, the Executive Director of the Geneva Centre Ambassador Idriss Jazairy participated in several high-level meetings in Azerbaijan.

مركز جنيف عرض كتاباً ونظم حلقة نقاشية بشأن "الهجرة والتضامن الإنساني" واستفادت الحلقة من حضور شخصيات ذوي خبرة مباشرة فيما يتعلق بالبحر الأبيض المتوسط

 

25 نيسان/أبريل 2019: تحول النزوح الجماعي الحالي للأفراد في جميع أنحاء العالم إلى أزمة تضامن مسيَّسة، فضلاً عن وجود سياسات الحدود المغلقة وتفاقم النزعة المعادية للأجانب ونزعات الشعبوية. وإن عرقلة ومضايقة سفن البحث والإنقاذ والمنظمات غير الحكومية التي تحاول بشكل قانوني متابعة أنشطتها يقفان في طريق كل الجهود المبذولة لإنقاذ أرواح الأشخاص المنكوبين في البحر الأبيض المتوسط. وينبغي أن تحترم الدول الإطار القانوني الدولي ولا سيما قانون البحار وأن تضطلع بمسؤولية في إنقاذ حياة المهاجرين واللاجئين.

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