Commemoration of the International Day to Combat…

Commemoration of the International Day to Combat Islamophobia
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Combating Islamophobia

Opening Remarks:

- Video message of H.E. Ms. Tatiana Valovaya, Director General of the United Nations Office in Geneva

- Video Message of H.E. Mr. Hissein Brahim Taha, Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)

Presentation of a short film on Islamophobia.


o Ms. Nada Al-Nashif, UN Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights

o Mr. Ahmed Shaheed, Professor in the School of Law at the University of Essex, former UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief

o H.E. Mr. Ismail Hakki Musa, Ambassador, Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office on Combating Intolerance and Discrimination against Muslims (online)

o Mr. Alexandre Guessel, Special Representative of the Council of Europe's Secretary General on antisemitic, anti-Muslim and other forms of religious intolerance and hate crimes (online)

o Mr. Taha Ayhan, President of the Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum.

Interaction with the participants.



o H.E. Mrs. Nassima Baghli, Ambassador, Permanent Observer of the OIC.