The Geneva Centre is participating in upcoming UN Library Event on Leadership in Modern Multilateralism

5 March 2019: The Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue has partnered with the UNOG Library and will take part in its upcoming Library event entitled  Leadership in Modern Multilateralism.

The debate will be held on 12 March from 12:30 to 14:00, at the United Nations Office in Geneva in the Library Events Room (B.135), Building B, First floor, at Palais Des Nations.

The Geneva Centre is marking International Women’s Day with a debate and book presentation on Muslim women between stereotypes and reality: an objective narrative – 7 March 2019, 15:00-16:00, Room XXIII UNOG

1 March 2019: To mark International Women’s Day, celebrated worldwide on 8 March, and to officially launch its latest publications on women and gender equality in the Arab world and beyond, entitled Women’s Rights in the Arab Region: Between Myth and Reality and Veiling /Unveiling:  The Headscarf in Christianity, Judaism and Islam, issued in February 2019, the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue is organizing a debate and book presentation entitled Muslim women between stereotypes and reality: an objective narrative.

The Geneva Centre to organize on 21 March a panel debate on the celebration of human diversity and the path towards empathy

28 February 2019, GENEVA – A panel debate will be organized 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 – on the ways and means to cultivate and spread a culture of tolerance in all its dimensions, characterized by empathy and the celebration of human diversity.

The Geneva Centre and the South Centre to join forces in organizing initiatives to strengthen the voice of the Global South in UN human rights discourses

27 February 2019, GENEVA – On 22 February 2019, the Executive Director of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue, Ambassador Idriss Jazairy, accompanied by the Centre’s Project and Communications Officer Mr Blerim Mustafa paid a visit to the South Centre where they were received by its Executive Director, Dr Carlos María Correa.

المدير التنفيذي لمركز جنيف: "لا يمكن أن تكون هناك عدالة اجتماعية بدون التشجيع على السلام وتعزيز المساواة"

20 شباط/فبراير 2019، جنيف-بمناسبة اليوم العالمي للعدالة الاجتماعية لعام 2019 الذي يُحتفى به في 20 فبراير/شباط، صرّح المدير التنفيذي لمركز جنيف لحقوق الإنسان والحوار العالمي، السفير إدريس الجزائري، بأن تعزيز التضامن الدولي والعدالة الاجتماعية أمران حيويان لبناء مجتمعات مسالمة وحاضنة.

وقال في هذا الصدد المدير التنفيذي لمركز جنيف: "عدم المساواة الاجتماعية يؤدي إلى إحداث التوترات الاجتماعية التي تزعزع استقرار المجتمعات. وإن الافتقار إلى فرص العمل يعرقل النمو الاقتصادي ويؤدي إلى وقوع الفقر والإقصاء الاجتماعي والتمييز."

“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.

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