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The Geneva Centre organizes a number of conferences, symposia, side-events, round tables, cultural events and workshops on a variety of topics related to human rights.

We also follow events and conferences hosted by the UN, NGOs, universities and think-tanks. Our events fall in the following categories: Women’s Rights and Gender Equality; Children’s Rights and Education; Migration and Internal Displacement; Interreligious and Interfaith Dialogue; Diversity, Tolerance and Inclusion; Cultural Events; and Commemorative Events and World Conferences.

See all our latest events below:

OUR EVENTS

GREATER SPIRITUAL CONVERGENCE FOR EQUAL CITIZENSHIP RIGHTS

On the invitation of the government of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Geneva Centre organized a conference on the interplay between faiths and equal citizenship rights during the 5th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue held at the Baku Congress Center from 2-3 May 2019.

MIGRATION AND HUMAN SOLIDARITY

The Geneva Centre organized 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

MUSLIM WOMEN, BETWEEN STEREOTYPES AND REALITY: AN OBJECTIVE NARRATIVE

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 organized a debate and book presentation.

EDUCATION FOR PEACE IN A MULTI-RELIGIOUS WORLD

The panel debate was held on the occasion of the 2018 World Human Rights Day at the United Nations Office in Geneva. The focus of the conference was to discuss how Education for Peace can engage different stakeholders to counter violent extremist narratives, build peaceful and inclusive societies as well as to promote universally shared values upheld in diverse faiths and creeds.

IMPROVING ACCESS TO JUSTICE FOR WORKERS: THE CASE OF THE UAE

The Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue and the European Public Law Organization (EPLO) – in collaboration with the Permanent Mission of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva – organized a panel debate on 20 March 2018 on the theme of “Improving access to justice for workers: the case of UAE”.

VEILING/UNVEILING: THE HEADSCARF IN CHRISTIANITY, ISLAM AND JUDAISM

The event sought to counter misconceptions, to deconstruct stereotypes and to show the role of the headscarf as a bridge between cultures and religions, rather than as an alien practice giving rise to divergence, intolerance or exclusion. The goal was to shed light on the history and the true symbolism of the headscarf today.

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