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's Permanent Delegation to UN Presents Report of General Assembly's Legal Committee

New York – Information Office – 19 December The Second Secretary at the Permanent Delegation of the State of Qatar to the United Nations in New York Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad Al-Thani, the rapporteur of the Sixth Committee (Legal Committee), has presented the final reports of the Sixth Committee of the General Assembly, in preparation for its approval by the General Assembly. Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad Al-Thani, a member of the State's delegation to the 74th session of the General Assembly, was previously elected as the rapporteur of the said committee, in recognition of the important role of the State of Qatar in promoting and respecting international law.


The Permanent Mission of State of Qatar at the UN celebrate The Natinal Day

New York 18 December 2019 HE Permanent Representative of Qatar to the United Nations Sheikha Alya Ahmed bin Saif Al-Thani hosted a reception marking the National Day at the Whitney Museum of American Art. Welcoming the guests was also Consul General of the State of Qatar in New York Nasser Ibrahim Allenqawi. The reception was attended by CEO of Doha Film Institute (DFI) Fatma Al Remaihi HE Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations Amina Mohammed, HE President of the United Nations General Assembly Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, in addition to members of the diplomatic corps, United Nations officials, media personalities, and Qatari students studying in New York.


Qatar Renews Commitment Making Sport as Instrument to Promote Peace, Dialogue, Reconciliation

New York - information office - 10 December The State of Qatar renewed its commitment to make sports an instrument for promoting peace, dialogue and reconciliation, stressing that sports are receiving special and distinctive attention and they have the ability to bring about positive social change that enhances peace and development. This came in a statement by the Second Secretary at the Permanent Delegation of Qatar to the United Nations Ahmed bin Saif Al Kuwari in front of the United Nations General Assembly during a session on resolution entitled "Building a Peaceful and Better World Through Sport and the Olympic Ideal."


Qatar Reiterates Support for Efforts to Resolve Palestinian Cause

New York - Information Office - December 04 The State of Qatar reiterated its support for all sincere efforts aimed at resolving the Palestinian issue and achieving peace in the Middle East. It also affirmed its support for the annual resolutions of the General Assembly on the question of Palestine and the Middle East based on the principles of international law, the purposes enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations and international norms and the need to respect the rights of all and to maintain international peace and security. This came in a statement delivered by HE Permanent Representative of the State of Qatar to the United Nations Ambassador Sheikha Alya Ahmed bin Saif Al-Thani at the 74rd session of the United Nations General Assembly on the "Question of Palestine" item.


Qatar Reaffirms Commitment to Integrate People with Disabilities into Sustainable Development

New York - Information Office - December 04 The State of Qatar has reaffirmed its commitment to work to integrate persons with disabilities into sustainable development, calling for best efforts to support the implementation of the United Nations Disability Inclusion Strategy, in order to provide a basis for tangible progress and transformation through the participation of persons with disabilities in achieving UN's goals with peace, security, human rights and development. This came in a statement delivered by HE Permanent Representative of the State of Qatar to the UN Ambassador Sheikha Alya Ahmed bin Saif Al-Thani during her participation in an event organized by the United Nations Department for Economic and Social Affairs, on the occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, which falls on December 3 each year. HE UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, HE President of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly Ambassador Tijani Mohammed Pandey, and a number of Member States' permanent representatives and experts.

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