As advocated by the Geneva Centre, a Special Session of the UN Human Rights Council meets to review the human rights situation of the Rohingya Muslim and other minorities in Rakhine State, Myanmar

6 December 2017, GENEVA – The Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue has successfully campaigned for the holding of a Special Session at the United Nations Human Rights Council on the human rights situation of the Rohingya Muslim population in Myanmar. On 11-12 October 2017, the Geneva Centre’s Executive Director Ambassador Idriss Jazairy … More As advocated by the Geneva Centre, a Special Session of the UN Human Rights Council meets to review the human rights situation of the Rohingya Muslim and other minorities in Rakhine State, Myanmar

The Geneva Centre to organize on 14 December a panel debate on the migrant and refugee crisis at Palais des Nations in Geneva

16 November 2017, 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 challenges and opportunities related to the protracted migrant and refugee crisis affecting Europe and the MENA … More The Geneva Centre to organize on 14 December a panel debate on the migrant and refugee crisis at Palais des Nations in Geneva

The Geneva Centre and EU Business School sign a Memorandum of Understanding to promote human rights

– EU Business School and the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue have signed an MoU to promote human rights in the Arab region. – The MoU marks a step forward for both of these leading organizations in their quest to further human rights through research and/or academia and advanced educational programs. … More The Geneva Centre and EU Business School sign a Memorandum of Understanding to promote human rights

UN global symposium: Arab region and the West need to define a common agenda to achieve gender equality and women’s empowerment

GENEVA, 15 September 2017 – International experts on women’s rights from the Arab region and the West called on decision-makers from the Global South and the Global North to increase their efforts towards addressing barriers and challenges impeding the realization of women’s rights and gender equality. This conclusion was reached during a panel debate organized … More UN global symposium: Arab region and the West need to define a common agenda to achieve gender equality and women’s empowerment

Panel debate at the UN: Education is the driving force in the enhancement of equal citizenship rights

GENEVA, 12 May 2017 – World-renowned experts on education and democratic citizenship rights concluded today that education is a key driver in building inclusive and peaceful societies and in enhancing equal citizenship rights especially in countries affected by inter-communal strife. These observations were made during a panel debate held at the United Nations Office in … More Panel debate at the UN: Education is the driving force in the enhancement of equal citizenship rights