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Permanent Delegation of Qatar in New York Organizes Football Matches at UN Headquarters to Celebrate World Cup

New York / Media & Communication Dept. / December 06 The Permanent Representative of Qatar to the United Nations in cooperation with the permanent delegate of the Principality of Monaco, held friendly football matches in the North Lawn of the United Nations Headquarters in New York, in celebration of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. The joint organization of this event between the delegations of the State of Qatar and the Principality of Monaco, which is being held for the first time in the history of the United Nations, comes due to their co-chairing of the Group of Friends of Sport concerned with sport and sustainable development.


Qatar Condemns and Denounces Football's Politicization, Racialization Attempts

New York, December 02 (QNA) - The State of Qatar condemned attempts to politicize and racialize football and sports, stressing that it refuses to engage with malicious campaigns, and will continue to adhere to its national and Arab values, and international standards in preventing the politicization and racialization of football in general. This came in the State of Qatar's statement given by HE Permanent Representative of Qatar to the United Nations Sheikha Alya Ahmed bin Saif Al-Thani at the 77th UN General Assembly to discuss sports and development and a draft project on sports as a factor helping achieve sustainable development.


Qatar Reiterates Continuous Solidarity with Fraternal Palestinian People

New York, December 01 (QNA) - The State of Qatar reiterated its commitment to continue with its solidarity with the fraternal Palestinian people, who continue their just struggle to reclaim their land, sanctities, and inalienable rights that are supported by all international and humanitarian laws and principles. This came in the statement of the State of Qatar, delivered by HE the Permanent Representative of the State of Qatar to the United Nations Ambassador Sheikha Alya Ahmed bin Saif Al-Thani during the UN 77th session of the General Assembly to discuss the "the question of Palestine."


Qatar Facilitates Negotiations of Resolution Adopted by 3rd Committee of UN General Assembly

New York / Media & Communication Dept./ November 19 The Third Committee on (Social, Humanitarian, and Cultural) of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly adopted by consensus the resolution for the "Preparatory procedures for marking the 20th anniversary of the International Year of the Family" to implement the objectives of the International Year of the Family, in which the State of Qatar facilitated negotiations, on behalf of the Group of 77 and China to the UN. The Group of 77 and China expressed particular appreciation to the delegation of the State of Qatar, which facilitated over the past years the consultations on the resolution. Qatar began to introduce the resolution in 2004, after having hosted the Doha International Conference on the Family that year and facilitated the negotiations on the resolution since 2005.


Qatar Affirms Commitment to Afghanistan's Stability, Prosperity, and Peace

New York, November 18 (QNA) - The State of Qatar stressed its commitment to the stability, prosperity, peace of Afghanistan, while expressing alarm regarding the deteriorating humanitarian and economic conditions and violations of human rights, stressing that it is an active participant with the international community in the efforts of establishing peace and supporting developmental and humanitarian efforts in Afghanistan. This came in the statement of the State of Qatar read out by Third Secretary of the Permanent delegation of the State of Qatar to the United Nations Sheikh Jassim bin Abdulaziz Al-Thani. The statement was read at the UN Security Council Arria-Formula Meetings to discuss the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan.


Qatar Calls on International Community to End Occupation and Put Pressure on Israel to Engage in Peace Process

New York, November 12 (QNA) - The State of Qatar called on the international community to assume its moral and legal responsibility to end the occupation, and to put pressure on Israel to engage in a real peace process that would enable the Palestinian people to have the right to self-determination and to reach a comprehensive and just peace in accordance with international law, relevant international legitimacy resolutions and the Arab Peace Initiative. This came in the statement of the State of Qatar delivered by the Third Secretary of the Permanent Mission of the State of Qatar to the United Nations Sheikh Jassim bin Abdulaziz Al-Thani, before the Special Political and Decolonization Committee of the United Nations General Assembly, on the item "Israeli practices affecting human rights of Palestinian people."


Qatar Renews its Firm Commitment to Work with UN to Provide Assistance to Afghanistan 11 November 2022

New York, November 11 (QNA) - The State of Qatar has renewed its firm commitment to work with the United Nations, especially its mission, to provide assistance to Afghanistan, explaining that its constructive engagement in Afghanistan is clear and specific, and is represented in the implementation of the goals and references of its foreign policy that is based on the preventive diplomacy approach based on mediation, and the resolution of regional and international disputes through dialogue and negotiation, and helping the Afghan people to achieve freedom, peace and development, in addition to strengthening regional and international security and stability. 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 Alia Ahmed bin Saif Al-Thani, before the United Nations General Assembly, which held a briefing session on the "situation in Afghanistan".


Qatar Stresses Importance of Support From International Community, Donors to UNRWA

New York, November 08 (QNA) - The State of Qatar stressed on the importance of supporting the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) by the international community along with donors, reaffirming its constant support to help UNRWA perform its mandate which is indispensable in light of this critical circumstance in the history of the Palestinian cause. This came during the statement of the State of Qatar delivered by member of the State of Qatar's delegation Ali Al Kubaisi in the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly before the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) on the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East.


Qatar Renews Support for Special Committee on UN Charter and on Strengthening of Role of Organization

New York, November 05 (QNA) - The State of Qatar reiterated its support for the efforts of the Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization in clarifying the provisions of international law and the UN Charter in addition to supporting the organization's reform process. This came in the State of Qatar's statement delivered by Member of the Delegation of the State of Qatar to the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly Sarah Al Doh, before the Sixth Committee (Legal) on the Report of the Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and Strengthening the Role of the Organization.


Qatar's Permanent Delegation Holds Session on International Hub on Behavioral Insights to Counter Terrorism's Programme

New York, November 04 (QNA) - The Permanent Delegation of the State of Qatar to the United Nations organized an interactive briefing session for Member States at the United Nations Headquarters in New York to present the achievements and future activities of the UNOCT International Hub on Behavioral Insights to Counter Terrorism launched in Doha 2020 to support Member States, UN Global Counter-Terrorism Coordination Compact, regional organizations and other recipients of technical assistance The session, which was organized in partnership with the International Hub on Behavioral Insights to Counter Terrorism in Doha and the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism, discussed the possibilities of using behavioral insights to address the complex phenomenon of terrorism, and highlighted the behavioral roots of vulnerabilities that lead to extremism and violent extremism leading to terrorism, and how it can be curbed. from this threat through behaviorally-informed interventions. The International Hub in Doha also presented its vision for better dissemination of behavioral insights to counter terrorism as a tool for planning, monitoring and evaluation.