Events




High-level breakfast event on the margins of UNGA72 : "Emerging partnerships and collaborative modalities between government, multilateral aid organizations, UN agencies and civil society in education

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The high-level breakfast event, which will take place in the margins of the 72nd General Assembly, aims to bring together Member States, UN entities, foundations, civil society and private sector to advance momentum on SDG4 by discussing the value of humanitarian and development partnerships for joint action towards the implementation of SDG4.On 22 September 2017, South Room, UNHQ, 8:00 to 9:45am


The State of Qatar, in collaboration with Center on International Cooperation, and Silatech Foundation, is organizing a HL Event to be held on the margins of UNGA72 " Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism and the SDG Agenda."

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The side-event aims at providing an opportunity for participants to: discuss how to prevent conditions that are conducive to violent extremism; share experiences and good practices in addressing the drivers of violent extremism; discuss how to strengthen the links between C/PVE and the SDGs – as fully implementing the SDGs will help prevent violent extremism by addressing the socio/economic/political factors that enable radicalization; examine how C/PVE should be linked to the UN’s renewed focus on sustaining peace; debate how to further involve youth and civil society to prevent and counter violent extremism.


High-level Meeting on Achieving Peaceful, Just, and Inclusive Societies for Sustainable Development: Converting words into action

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This high-level event will serve to formally launch the Global Alliance for Reporting Progress on Promoting Peaceful, Just, and Inclusive Societies and seeks to provide a platform for Member States, representatives from civil society, private sector and high-level personalities to engage in strategy and policy discussion, outline priorities, exchange knowledge and experience, and strengthen partnerships within the international community to promote peaceful, just, and inclusive societies.


Official Launch of Qatar Upholding Education for Syrians’ Trust

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The State of Qatar will launch a joint Initiative entitled Qatar Upholding Education for Syrians’ Trust. On the margins of the 71st United Nations General Assembly, this initiative seeks to ensure that children and youth affected by the Syrian crises can unlock their full potential through having the necessary education and skills to effectively transition into formal education and future gainful employment and be positive members of their community.


High-level Side Event on the margins of the United Nations High-level Summit to Address Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants

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The side event will bring together governments, UN agencies, humanitarian organizations, academia and youth affected by humanitarian crises to promote the role of high-level education in crises situations. As stated in the draft outcome document for the 19th September High-level UN Summit, in crises situations, higher education protects a critical group of young men and women, helps to build self-reliance, fosters inclusion and non-discrimination and provides a foundation for the rebuilding of war-torn societies.