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UN / MIGRANTS HUMAN RIGHTS

The Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants, François Crépeau, expressed concern over the situation of Syrian and other refugees, saying that "there is little appetite, especially in the global north, for resettling these people who have fled a bloody civil war." Crépeau also spoke about the situation of the World Cup sites workforce in [...]

24 Oct 2014 | Read More »

UN / ISIL 3

The UN Syrian Ambassador welcomed the formation of an international coalition “supported internationally, or through agreements or through bilateral cooperation” to fight terrorism in Syria and Iraq. Speaking to the Security Council, he said that his country “cannot conceive” a coalition that includes Qatar or Saudi Arabia, since these countries that are “the primary supporters of [...]

25 Sep 2014 | Read More »

GA / DEBATE 2

The leaders of Qatar, Egypt, Jordan and France have called on the international community to stand fight the global threat posed by terrorist groups in Iraq and Syria. Speaking before the General Assembly in New York, French President François Hollande said that France will “never give in to blackmail, to pressure, to barbaric acts,” soon after the [...]

24 Sep 2014 | Read More »

DOHA / DONOR PLEDGES

During a donor conference today (8 April) held in Doha, Qatar, donor countries committed $3.6 billion to Sudan's Darfur region to help it cope with an armed conflict that has killed thousands. UNAMID

8 Apr 2013 | Read More »

GENEVA / HRC SYRIA

The head of the International Commission of Inquiry on Syria said today (17 September) the commission believed that war crimes have been committed by both parties. CH UNTV

17 Sep 2012 | Read More »

UN / AL-NASSER SYRIA

GA president Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser expressed his disappointment today over the lack of progress in ending the violence in Syria. Al-Nasser told a press conference in New York that the situation on the ground was “very disappointing and, frankly, appalling.” UNTV

6 Jun 2012 | Read More »

GA / PRESIDENT

Qatar’s Ambassador to the UN Nasr Abdulaziz al Nasser is elected as President of the 66th session of the General Assembly. UNTV

22 Jun 2011 | Read More »

DOHA / DARFUR PEACE TALKS

Civil society groups from Darfur and Khartoum are meeting in Qatar to participate in the ongoing Darfur peace process. Traditional administrators, religious leaders, women, youth and intellectuals are expected to inject views in the peace process in areas such as reconciliation, voluntary returnees of IDPS, land disputes and compensation, human rights and justice among others. [...]

19 Nov 2009 | Read More »

 

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