Secretary-General of Ministry of Foreign Affairs Meets Chadian Delegation
HE Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dr. Ahmed bin Hassan Al Hammadi met on Thursday with a delegation from the Republic of Chad headed by Secretary of State at the Ministry of Economy and Development Planning Hussein Taher Soukoumi, currently visiting the country.
Qatar Affirms Interest in Promoting, Protecting Human Rights, Developing Labor Laws
The State of Qatar has affirmed its interest in the promotion and protection of human rights as a strategic option for the State in the provisions and principles of the Constitution and national legislation, which are in line with the international conventions and instruments related to human rights to which the State of Qatar has acceded, and it stressed that it has spared no effort to improve and develop labor laws.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs' Department of Human Rights held today at the ministry's headquarters a workshop in cooperation with Geneva Institute for Human Rights, the UN Human Rights Training Centre for South-West Asia and the Arab Region. The workshop was on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) mechanism adopted by the UN. Representatives of different ministries, institutions, and civil society organizations are taking part in the event.
Qatar Elected as FAO Vice Chairperson
The State of Qatar was unanimously elected as Vice Chairperson for the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) at the 161th session which kicked off on Monday and will run till April 12 at the FAO's headquarters in Rome.