HH the Emir Participates in UN General Assembly Opening Session

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani participated in the United Nations General Assembly at its 71st session, which was held this morning in New York City, along with the Heads of State and Government and Heads of Delegations governmental and non-governmental organizations.


Qatar Moderates UN High-level Debate Session on Transnational Organized Crime

The State of Qatar has reiterated the importance of promoting peaceful societies to achieve sustainable development goals and pursuing an approach that will provide universal access to justice and establish effective and comprehensive accountability institutions. This came in a high-level debate session moderated by HE Qatar's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Sheikha Alya Ahmed bin Saif Al-Thani. Held today in New York, the session discussed "Transnational Organized Crime" on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the assassination of Judge Giovanni Falcone.




UN Praises Qatar Charity, Its Projects with OCHA

The United Nations(UN) said it is bound only by the list of sanctions adopted by the organs of the United Nations and the Security Council. This came in UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric response to a question about the list, made by Saudi Arabia, Egypt, UAE and Bahrain, of so the called "terrorist organizations and entities" featuring the name of Qatar Charity.


Qatar, South Korea Launch Initiative to Form Group of Friends of Education for Global Citizenship

The State of Qatar and South Korea have launched an initiative to form a group of Friends of Education for Global Citizenship in a meeting held in New York. Qatar's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, HE Ambassador Sheikha Alia Ahmed bin Saif Al-Thani, and the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Korea to United Nations HE Ambassador Cho Tae-yul launched the initiative. Addressing the meeting, HE Sheikha Alia said that the initiative was launched as part of Qatar's efforts to implement the goals of the 2030 Sustainable Development Plan.

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