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The State of Qatar Reiterates that Best Settlement for Palestinian Issues is a Two-State Solution

New York - Media & Communication Dept.- October 31 The State of Qatar reiterated that the best solution for a permanent, just, and comprehensive settlement of the Palestinian issue is a two-state solution with an independent State of Palestine is established on the 1967 borders with East Jerusalem as its capital, in accordance with the relevant Security Council resolutions and the Arab Peace Initiative. The State of Qatar called for an end to the Israeli occupation of Arab occupied territories, including the Syrian Golan and the occupied Lebanese territories, the immediate and complete cessation of settlement activities, the return of refugees, and the restoration of the inalienable rights of the Palestinian people. This came in the statement read by the Permanent Representative of the State of Qatar to the United Nations Sheikha Alya Ahmed bin Saif Al-Thani on conditions in the Middle-East, including Palestine.


Qatar Affirms Great Achievements in Implementing Right to Education

New York – Information Office - October 20 The State of Qatar has affirmed that it made great achievements in the field of implementing the right to education at the national, regional, and international levels, qualifying it to be among the five leading countries and destinations in the field of education transformation. This came in the State of Qatar's statement made by the Third Secretary of the State of Qatar's Permanent Mission to the United Nations Sheikha Al Maha bint Mubarak Al-Thani before the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) at the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly on the promotion and protection of human rights - Item 68.


Qatar Stresses Importance of Ensuring Palestinian People Enjoy Their Full Rights, Sovereignty over Occupied Lands

New York - Information Office - October 18 The State of Qatar stressed the importance of ensuring the Palestinian people enjoy their full rights and exercise their sovereignty over the occupied Palestinian territories, including East Al Quds. The State of Qatar noted the occupying authorities in the occupied Palestinian territories continue to exploit the natural resources in the occupied Palestinian territory, including East Jerusalem, and in other occupied Arab territories, and continue to obstruct Palestinians' access to their resources and property, in addition to their attempts to annex lands, demolish homes and displace people from it, damaging agricultural land and orchards and uprooting fruit trees. This came in the statement of the State of Qatar at the meeting of the Economic and Financial Committee (Second Committee) of the General Assembly. The statement was read by Third Secretary of the Permanent Mission of the State of Qatar to the United Nations Sheikh Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz Al-Thani.


Qatar Stresses Need for International Cooperation to Meet Development Challenges for Countries in Special Situations

New York - Information Office - October 15 The State of Qatar underlined that meeting the development needs and challenges for groups of countries in special situations requires fostering multilateral cooperation and global partnerships, in order to support the efforts made by these countries in implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its ambitious goals. This came in the statement of the State of Qatar made by the Third Secretary of the Permanent Mission of the State of Qatar to the United Nations Sheikh Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz Al-Thani, before the UN General Assembly Second Committee (Economic and Financial Committee) on item "Groups of Countries in Special Situations".


Qatar Expresses Support for UN Efforts to Solve Moroccan Sahara Problem by Peaceful Means

New York - Information Office - October 14 The State of Qatar has expressed its support for the efforts of the Secretary-General of the United Nations aimed at facilitating a permanent and agreed upon political solution to the problem of the Moroccan Sahara within the framework of the political process supervised by the United Nations, in accordance with the relevant Security Council resolutions, the latest of which is Resolution 2548 (2021), in a manner that guarantees the sovereignty of the Kingdom of Morocco. 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 Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz Al-Thani, in the general discussions of the 4th Special Political and Decolonization Committee of the United Nations General Assembly for its seventy-seventh session, on the provisions relating to decolonization (Moroccan Sahara).


Qatar Calls for International Community to Unite to Support Least Developed Countries

New York, October 13 (QNA) - The State of Qatar has called for the international community to unite to support the least developed countries in implementing the Doha work program, expressing its aspiration that the 5th United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries, the second part of which will be held in Doha during the period March,5 to 9, 2023, will be a transformative event which will contribute to bring about the desired change in the lives of millions of peoples in the least developed countries, and supporting their endeavors to achieve the desired development gains. This came in the State of Qatar's statement delivered by the Third Secretary of the Permanent Mission of the State of Qatar to the United Nations Sheikh Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz Al-Thani, before the Second Committee on Economic and Financial Affairs of the United Nations General Assembly, on the two items "Eradication of Poverty and Other Development Issues" and "Agricultural development, food security and nutrition".


Qatar Stresses Importance of Adhering to Agreements, Treaties on Disarmament of Nuclear and Mass Destruction Weapons

New York / Information Office / October 13 The State of Qatar stresses the importance of adhering to all agreements and treaties related to disarmament of nuclear and mass destruction weapons in order to reach the goal of freeing the world from threats to humanity, expressing aspiration for all countries to join those agreements and treaties in order to achieve peace and security, and preserve future generations and environmental systems from the danger of proliferation of these weapons. This came in the statement of the State of Qatar made by the Second Secretary, member of the State of Qatar's delegation participating in the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Amna Abdulrahman Al Sulaiti, before the general debates of the First Committee of the General Assembly on all agenda items relating to "disarmament and international security".


Qatar Renews its Commitment to Efforts to Activate Principle of Rule of Law and Achieve International Justice

New York - Information Office - October 12 The State of Qatar has renewed its commitment to all efforts aimed at activating the principle of the rule of law in order to achieve international justice, and to contribute to achieving the goals and objectives of the United Nations, stressing that it continues its commitment and efforts to consolidate this principle, and that the State attaches special importance to strengthening national institutions concerned with the rule of law, based on International standards and norms. This came in the statement of the State of Qatar delivered by the Second Secretary Sarah Al-Muhalal Al-Doh, member of the delegation of the State of Qatar participating in the work of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly, before the Sixth (Legal) Committee of the General Assembly on the item "The Rule of Law at the National and International Levels".


Qatar Reaffirms Support to Concerted Efforts in Fostering International Partnership

New York - Information Office - October 12 The State of Qatar has reaffirmed its commitment to support the exerted efforts made to foster the international partnership dedicated to achieving the sustainable development, emphasizing its keenness to persistently take ambitious measures and actions at the national level to fulfil the requirements of executing the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda and its ambitious goals, and remain on the path to achieve its development aspirations, including multiple achievements and progress. This came during the statement of the State of Qatar delivered by the Second Secretary, Member of the State of Qatar's delegation participation in 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly Wassaya bint Abdullah Al Dhaidah before the Second Committee of UN General Assembly relevant to the Economic and Financial Committee on the item of sustainable development.


Qatar Chairs UN General Assembly Third Committee Session

New York / Information Office / October 12 The State of Qatar has chaired the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) of the United Nations General Assembly. Third Secretary of the State of Qatar's Permanent Mission to the United Nations Sheikha Al Maha bint Mubarak Al-Thani chaired the Third Committee session, after the State of Qatar had been elected as Vice-Chair of the Committee for the Asian and Pacific Group of States for the 77th session of the UN General Assembly. The General Assembly assigns to the Third Committee agenda items relating to a range of social, humanitarian affairs and human rights issues that affect peoples all over the world.