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 delegation of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue, represented by its Executive Director Ambassador Idriss Jazairy and its project and communications officer Mr Blerim Mustafa, 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 delegation of the Geneva Centre - represented by its Executive Director Ambassador Idriss Jazairy and project and communications officer Mr Blerim Mustafa - 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.

At the initiative of the Geneva Centre, a coalition of NGOs will organize on 9 May an Emergency Assembly on the rise of global racism and the implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action (DDPA)

24 April 2019, GENEVA – A panel debate will be organized jointly by the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue – a think tank holding special consultative status with the UN Economic and Social Council –, the World Against Racism Network and the Global Coalition for the International Decade for People of African Descent, on the surge of global racism, hatespeech and religious intolerance around the world.

Islamophobia in the West: It is empathy and not ethnicity that creates peaceful and inclusive societies (Op-ed by Ambassador Idriss Jazairy)

Link to original articlehttps://wsimag.com/economy-and-politics/52478-islamophobia-in-the-west

Islamophobia can be said to refer to the way Islam is being alienated in society by other cultures through fear and distrust against people belonging to the Islamic faith. Muslims are often portrayed in an increasingly negative context as witnessed in media, legislation and public debates.

The Geneva Centre organizes a panel debate-book presentation on Migration and Human Solidarity

11 April 2019: The Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue is organizing a debate and book presentation entitled Migration and Human Solidarity to officially launch its latest publication on the causes and consequences of migration today, including refugees and IDPs, entitled The Unprecedented Rise of People on the Move in the 21st Century. The debate and book presentation will be held on 25 April from 10:00 to 12:00, at the United Nations Office in Geneva in room XXV.

The Geneva Centre to organize a conference on 3 May on the margins of the 2019 5th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue in Baku, Azerbaijan

11 April 2019, GENEVA – Further to the invitation of the government of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Geneva Centre will be organizing a conference on the interplay between faiths and equal citizenship rights during the 5th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue to be held in Baku from 2-3 May.

The conference entitled “Greater Spiritual Convergence for Equal Citizenship Rights“ will be held on 3 May, from 11:30 – 13:30, at the Baku Congress Center in Azerbaijan.

The Geneva Spiritual Appeal visits the Geneva Centre to discuss long-term partnership opportunities

11 April 2019, GENEVA – On 10 April 2019, the Vice President of the Geneva Spiritual Appeal, Mr Venzeslav Sabev, and its Founding Member as well as Director of the think-tank Fondation de l'Entre-Connaissance, Mr. Hafid Ouardiri, paid a visit to the Geneva Centre.

The aim of this meeting was to discuss long-term partnership opportunities between the Geneva Centre and the Geneva Spiritual Appeal in the field of inter-religious understanding and dialogue.

المدير التنفيذي لمركز جنيف: " السعي إلى تحقيق مكاسب اقتصادية من جراء الحرب والصراع المسلح والمعاناة الإنسانية يظل أكبر أوجه الظلم في القرن الحادي والعشرين"

09 نيسان/أبريل 2019، جنيف -قال السفير إدريس الجزائري، المدير التنفيذي لمركز جنيف، في حلقة نقاشية عُقدت بمكتب الأمم المتحدة في جنيف، إن صادرات الأسلحة غير المشروعة والاتجار بالبشر يؤثران سلباً على التمتع بحقوق الإنسان في جميع أنحاء العالم بما في ذلك المنطقة العربية.

ونظمت البعثةُ الدائمةُ لجمهورية أذربيجان لدى الأمم المتحدة في جنيف وجامعةُ الأمم المتحدة للسلام المؤتمرَ المعنون "آثار الأنشطة الاقتصادية غير القانونية في مناطق النزاع على حقوق الإنسان" في 9 نيسان/أبريل.

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