The 10th of December marks the World Human Rights Day, a commemoration declared by the United Nations General Assembly on this exact day 72 years ago when the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted. 2020 has proved to be a challenging year for the field of human rights. The COVID-19 pandemic has truly exposedContinue Reading World Human Rights Day 2020
This is the story of the hope, suffering and lives of three Syrian children who have suffered various traumas during the Syrian war. Ali was a runner, “Ghazal” was a ballet dancer and “Eidoo” wanted to be a doctor. On Thursday May 16th, from 11:00 to 12:30, CD4peace is pleased to invite you to theContinue Reading Movie Screening “The War Citizen”
African Union Agenda 2063: Impediments and Prospects for Sudan – Side event from the 40th session of the Human Rights Council (2019). For CD4Peace and its commitment to sustainable development, the side event hosted by the Maarij Foundation for Peace and Development was while interesting. Unfortunately, this event, focusing on the path forward for SudanContinue Reading The Africa Union Agenda 2063: perspectives and challenges
Human Rights Council 40th Session, 2019. Statement of Cultural diversity and Sustainable Development for Peace. Dear President and participants, Cultural Diversity and Sustainable Development for Peace -CD4Peace- wants to express its concern regarding children with disabilities in zones of conflict. These children are affected by their countries’ situation in their daily life locally, as wellContinue Reading Statement of CD4Peace for the 40th Session of the Human Rights Council
The Global Compact on Migration and National Populism – Side event from the 40th Session of the Human Rights Council (2019). Believing that understanding and appreciating cultural diversity and migration is essential to have sustainable and inclusive societies, CD4Peace was pleased to attend this fascinating side event from the 40th Session of the Human RightsContinue Reading Western perspectives and the Global Compact on Migration
Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. CD4Peaces takes this opportunity to remind everyone of the dangers of discrimination. Having led to countless deaths in History, racial discrimination is still a current issue in our societies and has devastating potential. It is the role of all actors, from institutions to individuals,Continue Reading International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
From February 25 to 22 March 2019, The Human Rights Council is holding its fortieth session in Geneva. As the most important event aiming to assess Human Rights issues worldwide and promoting dialogue between nations, CD4Peace’s team will be present at the Palais des Nations. During the Opening Session, we had the chance to hearContinue Reading Opening Session – 40th Session of the Human Rights Council.
On the 10th of January, CD4Peace sponsored an event presenting a traditional Levantine dance: the Dabke. The event started with a show from the band Watan Dabke, from Lebanon, Palestine, and Syria. Later in the evening the audience was able to participate and learn to perform this impressive dance and continued with a party animated byContinue Reading Update: the Dabke Show, a lovely evening
During the Arab Society National Week (and as an inauguration of the student bar for the second semester at the college) the Arab Society is pleased to invite you for a Dabke show on Thursday 10 January at 21:00. Dabke, a traditional Levantine dance, will be performed by Watan Dabke دبكة وطن ; an impressiveContinue Reading Dabke Show at the College of Europe!
CD4Peace wishes you a happy new year! May this year be full of love, surprises and beautiful encounters! As 2019 is approaching, it is the opportunity to take some time to think about who we aspire to be and what we want to achieve in 2019. We wish to remind you that empathy, understanding andContinue Reading Best wishes for 2019!