HH the Amir Participates in the Opening Session of the 75th UN General Assembly

HH the Amir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani took part in the opening session of the General Debate of the Seventy-Fifth Session of the United Nations General Assembly, which was held via videoconference from the UN headquarters in New York, with the participation of a number of Their Majesties, Highnesses and Excellencies leaders of countries and heads of governments and delegations.

Qatar, Sao Tome and Principe Establish Diplomatic Relations

New York, May 04 (QNA) - The signing ceremonies of a joint communique to establish diplomatic relations between the State of Qatar and the Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe took place at the headquarters of the Permanent Mission of the State of Qatar to the United Nations in New York.

UN General Assembly Declares March 10 International Day of Women Judges on Initiative of State of Qatar

New York, April 29 (QNA) - The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) declared in a resolution adopted by consensus that March 10 of every year will be International Day of Women Judges due to the initiative of the State of Qatar. Before the resolution was adopted, 72 countries joined the sponsorship and adoption of the draft resolution, including a number of Arab countries, namely the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, the State of Kuwait, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Libya, Jordan, Lebanon, Mauritania and South Sudan.

The State of Qatar Calls for Reducing Tensions and Ending Crises in the Middle East

New York, April 23 (QNA) - The State of Qatar called for work to reduce tensions and end crises in the Middle East, in light of the crises and challenges the region is witnessing, including the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic, stressing the need for fruitful cooperation and the consolidation of the principles of good neighborliness and mutual respect. The State of Qatar's statement was during the UN Security Council Open Debate on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question, read by HE Permanent Representative of Qatar to the United Nations Sheikha Alya Ahmed bin Saif Al-Thani.

Qatar Affirms the Only Way to End Human Rights Violations in Syria is through Political Solution

New York, April 21 (QNA) - The State of Qatar reaffirmed that the only way to ensure the cessation of all violations in Syria is to resolve the crisis, stressing at the same time that accountability for the most serious crimes that violate international law is an important element in order to ensure the sustainability of peace. This came in a statement made by HE the Permanent Representative of the State of Qatar to the United Nations Ambassador Sheikha Alya bint Ahmed bin Saif Al-Thani at the United Nations General Assembly meeting on the report of the International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism to Assist in the Investigation and Prosecution of Persons Responsible for the Most Serious Crimes under International Law Committed in Syria since March 2011.

Qatar Unanimously Elected to Membership of Several UN Institutions

New York, April 20 (QNA) - The State of Qatar has been unanimously elected to the membership of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ) of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) for the period (2022-2024), as well as the membership of the Executive Board of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS).

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