“There can be no social justice without promoting peace and enhancing equality,” says Executive Director of the Geneva Centre

20 February 2019, GENEVA – On the occasion of the 2019 World Day of Social Justice observed on 20 February, the Executive Director of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue Ambassador Idriss Jazairy stated that the promotion of international solidarity and social justice are vital to the building of peaceful and inclusive societies.

DIVA International Diplomat: Interview with the Geneva Centre's Executive Director Ambassador Idriss Jazairy

1. Mr. Ambassador you have a long and impressive career. First of all, could you tell us a little about yourself?

I am currently the Executive Director of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue, a think-tank holding special consultative status with the UN. I have held this position since July 2016. I was previously a Board member of the Geneva Centre.

On the occasion of the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, the Geneva Centre strongly calls for the eradication of this woeful practice

6 February 2019, GENEVA: On the occasion of the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), Ambassador Idriss Jazairy, Executive Director of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue, reiterates the urgent need to eliminate all forms of violence and discrimination against women and girls, in particular FGM, which is a practice that violates women and girls’ fundamental rights such as their right to health, their right to be free from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, and even their right to life.

The Geneva Centre issues its latest publication on women’s rights in the Arab region

04 February 2019, GENEVA: A new publication entitled “Women’s Rights in the Arab Region: Between Myth and Reality” has been released by the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue. On 15 September 2017, the Geneva Centre organized a meeting on the same theme in cooperation with the Permanent Mission of the Arab Republic of Egypt at the United Nations Office in Geneva. It was held as a side-event to the 36th session of the UN Human Rights Council.

HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal of Jordan pays tribute to the Geneva Centre for its successful organization under the Prince’s patronage of the World Conference on religions and equal citizenship rights which was held in the UN Office in Geneva on 25 June

29 January 2019, GENEVA – In a letter sent to the Geneva Centre by the Patron of the 25 June 2018 World Conference on “Religions, Creeds and Value Systems: Joining Forces to Enhance Equal Citizenship Rights” HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the latter has extended his most sincere congratulations to the Geneva Centre for having organized this major international conference at the United Nations Office in Geneva.

S.A.R. le Prince El Hassan bin Talal de Jordanie, le Secrétaire général du Conseil œcuménique des Eglises et le Directeur exécutif du Centre de Genève, s'adressent au Secrétaire général de l'ONU sur la situation en Asie Bibi

29 janvier 2019, GENÈVE - Dans une lettre adressée au Secrétaire général des Nations Unies, António Guterres et signée par S.A.R. le Prince El Hassan bin Talal de Jordanie, le Secrétaire général du Conseil œcuménique des Eglises Dr. Olav Fykse Tveit et le Directeur exécutif du Centre de Genève pour la Promotion des Droits de l’Homme et le Dialogue Global Ambassadeur Idriss Jazairy, les cosignataires ont appelé le Secrétaire général de l'ONU à contribuer au règlement pacifique de la question de la Chrétienne Pakistanaise Asia Bibi.

صاحب السمو الملكي الأمير الحسن بن طلال والأمين العام لمجلس الكنائس العالمي والمدير التنفيذي لمركز جنيف يوجهون رسالة إلى الأمين العام للأمم المتحدة بشأن وضع آسيا بيبي

 

24 كانون الثاني/يناير 2019، جنيف -في رسالة بتاريخ 16 تشرين الثاني/نوفمبر 2018 موجهة إلى الأمين العام للأمم المتحدة أنطونيو غوتيريس وموقعة من صاحب السمو الملكي الأمير الحسن بن طلال من الأردن والأمين العام لمجلس الكنائس العالمي الدكتور أولاف فيكس تفايت، والمدير التنفيذي لمركز جنيف لحقوق الإنسان والحوار العالمي السفير إدريس الجزائري، ناشد المشاركون في التوقيع الأمين العام للأمم المتحدة الإسهام في إيجاد حل سلمي للمسألة المتعلقة بالمسيحية الباكستانية أسيا بيبي.

HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal of Jordan, General Secretary of World Council of Churches and Executive Director of the Geneva Centre address the UN Secretary-General regarding situation of Asia Bibi

24 January 2019, GENEVA – In a letter to the UN Secretary-General António Guterres signed by HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal of Jordan, the General Secretary of the World Council of Churches Reverend Dr Olav Fykse Tveit and the Executive Director of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue Ambassador Idriss Jazairy, the co-signatories appealed to the UN Secretary-General to contribute to the peaceful resolution of the matter concerning the Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi.

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