HH the Amir Participates in Opening Session of the General Debate of the 76th Session of the UN General Assembly

HH the Amir Participates in Opening Session of the General Debate of the 76th Session of the UN General Assembly New York, September 21 (QNA) - HH the Amir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani took part in the opening session of the General Debate of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly, which kicked off at the UN headquarters in New York Tuesday in the presence of Their Majesties, Their Highnesses and Their Excellencies heads of states, governments and delegations and representatives of regional and international organizations.


Qatar Confirms Importance of NPT as Effective Tool for Collective Security

New York – Information Office - August 04 The State of Qatar has emphasized the importance of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) as an effective tool for collective security through the practical steps taken for the essential, fair, and balanced implementation of NPT's three core pillars, calling for joint action towards achieving the entire goals of the treaty. This came during the statement of the State of Qatar delivered by HE Permanent Representative of the State of Qatar to the United Nations Sheikha Alya Ahmed bin Saif Al-Thani in the Tenth Review Conference of the Parties to the NPT being held in UN Headquarters in New York from Aug. 1 to 26, 2022.


Qatar Renews Call to Prevent and Resolve Conflicts by Peaceful and Diplomatic Means

New York / Information Office / May 26 The State of Qatar renewed its call to prevent conflicts and resolve them by peaceful and diplomatic means, stressing the need for all parties to conflicts to abide by the principles and provisions of international humanitarian law and international human rights law and to avoid targeting civilians and civilian facilities and infrastructure. This came in the State of Qatar's statement delivered by HE Permanent Representative of the State of Qatar to the United Nations Sheikha Alya Ahmed bin Saif Al-Thani in UN Security Council's open debate on "Protecting civilians during armed conflicts".


Qatar Sponsors Event to Enhance Access to Aid and Protection for Children Affected by Conflict

New York - Information Office - May 24 ​ The State of Qatar, the European Union, the United States, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, the Dominican Republic, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and the International Committee of the Red Cross, sponsored a virtual side event entitled "Enhancing Humanitarian Access and Protection for Children Affected by Conflict", which was organized by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and Geneva Call, on the sidelines of the UN Security Council annual debate on the protection of civilians. ​ The event highlighted the current efforts to secure humanitarian access, focusing on deficiencies in compliance with IHL obligations and exploring some ways to improve humanitarian access in conflict situations. ​ The event reviewed the best ways to provide children in conflict-affected areas with protection and health services, including vaccinations and education, with special attention to the situation of girls.


Qatar Affirms its Intention to Continue its Contributions to Enhance Cooperation on International Migration

New York / Information Office / May 21 The State of Qatar affirmed its intention to continue its contributions to enhance cooperation on international migration, and its keenness to continue its role as a vital and effective partner in international efforts to implement the vision and objectives of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, based on its national principles based on respect, promotion and protection of human rights. This came in the State of Qatar's statement delivered by HE Permanent Representative of the State of Qatar to the United Nations Sheikha Alya Ahmed bin Saif Al-Thani, before the first International Migration Review Forum (IMRF), held under the auspices of the United Nations General Assembly.


Qatar Affirms its Interest in Addressing Challenges to International Peace and Security, including Food Security

New York / Information Office / May 21 The State of Qatar has affirmed giving priority to contributing to addressing the challenges that affect international peace and security, and the factors that exacerbate humanitarian crises, including addressing the issue of food security. In this regard, the State of Qatar pointed to directing a large part of its international humanitarian assistance towards addressing hunger and food shortages through cooperation with the United Nations system, expressing its belief in the centrality of the role of the international organization in addressing crises, including food insecurity. This came in the statement of the State of Qatar delivered by HE Permanent Representative of the State of Qatar to the United Nations Sheikha Alya Ahmed bin Saif Al-Thani, at the ministerial UN Security Council meeting on Maintenance of international peace and security - conflict and food security, which was called for by the United States, which it presided over the council's work for this month.

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