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Qatar Reaffirms Commitment to Cooperate with Various UN Bodies in Combating Terrorism

The State of Qatar has reiterated its cooperation with various United Nations bodies related to the fight against terrorism, including Security Council's Committees, expert teams and the Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force (CTITF), stressing support of their efforts in fulfilling their mandate in order to assist Member States. This came in a speech delivered by the Permanent Representative of the State of Qatar to the United Nations, HE Ambassador Sheikha Alia Ahmed bin Saif Al-Thani, before the United Nations General Assembly on "Strengthening the Capacity of the United Nations System to Assist Member States in the Implementation of UN Counter-Terrorism Strategy".


Qatar Reiterates Continued Commitment to International Peace and Security, Despite Unilateral Measures and Siege

The State of Qatar has reiterates its continued commitment to international peace and security and to continue its international and bilateral efforts to combat terrorism and settle disputes peacefully, despite unilateral measures and blockade. This came in a statement delivered by the Permanent Representative of the State of Qatar to the United Nations HE Sheikha Alia Ahmed bin Saif Al-Thani, at the UN Security Council session on "The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian issue. HE Sheikha Alia said that the State of Qatar, faced with unilateral action and blockade by the will of its people and with the firm support of its friends in the region and the world, and on the basis of international law, the Charter of the United Nations and the principles of friendly relations among States, It affirms its continued fulfillment of its international obligations to strengthen international peace and security, its efforts to settle disputes through peaceful means and its international and bilateral counter-terrorism efforts.





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.