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  • 26 May
  • 2024

Qatar Fund for Development and WHO Signed a $4 Million Core Contribution Agreement to Support Implementation of Extended 13th WHO Program of Work

May 23, 2024 Ahead of the World Health Assembly 77, Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) and the World Health Organization (WHO) have signed Core Contribution Agreement to support the implementation of the extended 13th WHO Programme of Work. The agreement entails a contribution of $4 million from The State of Qatar to WHO, through QFFD, […]

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Qatar Fund for Development continues its strategic partnership with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) through the signing of two agreements to support addressing humanitarian needs worldwide.

On the sidelines of the first High-level Strategic Dialogue between OCHA and the State of Qatar, Qatar Fund for Development signed two agreements to bolster the global role of OCHA in addressing human needs. The first agreement entails providing an unearmarked multi-year primary funding amounting to $16 million US dollars. The second agreement involves QFFD’s […]

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Qatar Fund for Development participated in the first High-level Strategic Dialogue between OCHA and the State of Qatar to explore ways of strengthening the humanitarian sector around the world 

Mr. Sultan Ahmed Al-Aseeri, Acting Director General of QFFD, participated in the first High-level Strategic Dialogue between OCHA and the State of Qatar.   Where QFFD participated in different session addressing the collaboration with UNOCHA and exploring ways to enhance the cooperation. In addition to exploring ways to support humanitarian sector, and diving deep into innovative […]

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Qatar Fund for Development Celebrates the Opening of the Restored Douma Market in the Republic of Lebanon

Qatar Fund for Development, in cooperation with the Petroniyat Association, opened the restored Douma Market, which is an important stop in the ongoing efforts to revive the heritage and economy of the village of Douma. The opening took place amid a ceremony held in the heart of the restored market, in the presence of a […]

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Qatar Fund for Development sent 22 tons of shelter materials to provide relief to the Afghani people as a result of the floods the country is witnessing

In order to support the Afghani people, Qatar Fund for Development sent urgent humanitarian aid in the form of 22 tons of shelter materials to the Republic of Afghanistan, via an Emiri Air Force plane, to support those affected by the floods.This aid comes to complement the effective role of the State of Qatar in supporting the Afghan […]

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MOFA

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has been the forefront governing body responsible for managing Qatar’s foreign relations and diplomatic affairs since 1971. In light of the developments taking place on the international arena, a new law was issued in 2005 to define the functions of The Ministry of Foreign Affairs as follows: Highlight the State of Qatar, its values and polices, while protecting the country’s interests abroad. Propose foreign policy plans and work to implement them in coordination with concerned…

Ministry of Culture

The Culture sector is one of the most important sectors of the national development strategy. The Ministry’s strategy is derived from the Constitution of the State of Qatar, guided by the directives of His Highness the Emir of Qatar and for the purposes of Qatar’s National Vision 2030.

Ministry of Public Health

Qatar’s Ministry of Public Health aims to improve the health of Qatar’s population by meeting the need of existing and future generations.

Qatar Charity

Qatar Charity aims to create world in which all human beings have the right to live in peace and dignity by assisting and supporting vulnerable communities in achieving progress and prosperity Established in 1992

Qatar Red Cresent

QRCS is Qatar’s first volunteering charitable organizationworks to help and empower vulnerable individuals and communities without partiality or discrimination.

Qatar Foundation

Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development aims to support Qatar on its journey from a carbon economy to a knowledge economy by unlocking human potential. Established in August 1995 by His Highness The Father Amir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani and his second wife Her Highness Moza bint Nasser

Education Above All

EAA aims to contribute to human, social and economic development through the provision of quality education. With a particular focus on those affected by poverty, conflict and disaster, it champions the needs of children, youth and women to empower them to become active members of their communities.

Silatech

Silatech aims to create jobs and economic opportunities for young people in the Arab World, targeting 18 – 30 year olds. Established in January in 2008 at the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Forum.

Hamad Bin Khalifa University

Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science, and Community Development (QF), was founded in 2010 to continue fulfilling QF’s vision of unlocking human potential. HBKU is a homegrown research and graduate studies University that acts as a catalyst for positive transformation in Qatar and the region while having a global impact.

Qatar University

QU is committed to providing high-quality education in areas of national priority. Established in 1977

Lusail University

Lusail University (LU) is the first private national university in Qatar to offer academic programs that contribute to the preparation of trained and qualified human resources to keep pace with the local and international labor market. It provides a stimulating environment for scientific research and knowledge production that contributes to sustainable development and promotes service and build the community.

Doha Institute for Graduate Studies

Doha Institute aims to achieve its message of universal participation by preparing a new generation of academics and researchers. Established in 2014 as an autonomous legal entity, by the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies.

Ooredoo

Ooredoo aims to give customers access and enjoy the best of the Internet in a way that is personal and unique to them. Established in 1987

Ashgal

The Public Works Authority “Ashghal” is responisble to govern the design, construction, delivery and asset management of all infrastructure projects and public buildings in Qatar. Established in 2004.

Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways helped QFFD shipment of urgent medical assistance to combat the outbreak of the Corona Virus (Covid-19).

World Health Organization

The WHO is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for international public health.

World Food Program

The World Food Programme is the food-assistance branch of the United Nations. It is the world’s largest humanitarian organization, the largest one focused on hunger and food security, and the largest provider of school meals. Founded in 1961, it is headquartered in Rome and has offices in 80 countries.

United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, also known as UN Women, is a United Nations entity working for the empowerment of women. UN Women became operational in January 2011

United Nations Volunteers

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme contributes to peace and development through volunteerism worldwide. We work with partners to integrate qualified, highly motivated and well supported UN Volunteers into development programming and promote the value and global recognition of volunteerism. UNV is administered by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and reports to the UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board.

United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) is a UN agency that supports the relief and human development of Palestinian refugees

United Nations Office for Project Services

UNOPS provides infrastructure, procurement and project management services for a more sustainable world. Firmly grounded in UN values, we ensure our partners maximize the positive impact of their peace and security, humanitarian and development projects. Equality, inclusiveness, sustainability and resilience form the foundations of our work.

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is a specialised agency of the United Nations aimed at promoting world peace and security through international cooperation in education, the sciences, and culture.

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

United Nations Office for the Contributions of Humanitarian Aid contributes to principled and effective humanitarian response through coordination, advocacy, policy, information management and humanitarian financing tools and services.

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime is a United Nations office that focuss on the trafficking in and abuse of illicit drugs, crime prevention and criminal justice, international terrorism, and political corruption.

United Nations Institute for Training and Research

The United Nations Institute for Training and Research is a dedicated training arm of the United Nations system.

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is a United Nations agency responsible for providing humanitarian and developmental aid to children worldwide. The agency is among the most widespread and recognizable social welfare organizations in the world, with a presence in 192 countries and territories.

United Nations Refugee Agency

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), is a global organization dedicated to saving lives, protecting rights and building a better future for refugees, forcibly displaced communities and stateless people.

United Nations Human Settlement Programme

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme is the United Nations programme for human settlements and sustainable urban development. It was established in 1978 as an outcome of the first United Nations Conference on Human Settlements and Sustainable Urban Development held in Vancouver, Canada, in 1976.

United Nations Population Fund for Population Activities

UNFPA is the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency. Their mission is to deliver a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person’s potential is fulfilled.

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is an international environmental treaty addressing climate change, negotiated and signed by 154 states at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, informally known as the Earth Summit, held in Rio de Janeiro from 3 to 14 June 1992.

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UN ESCWA) was established in 1973 to stimulate economic activity in member countries, strengthen cooperation between them, and promote development.

United Nations Environment Programme

UNEP’s mission is to inspire, inform, and enable nations and peoples to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations. For over 50 years, UNEP has worked with governments, civil society, the private sector and UN entities to address humanity’s most pressing environmental challenges – from restoring the ozone layer to protecting the world’s seas and promoting a green, inclusive economy.UNEP is driving transformational change by drilling down on the root causes of the triple planetary crisis…

United Nations Development Programme

The United Nations Development Programme(UNDP) is the global development network of the United Nations. It promotes technical and investment cooperation among nations and advocates for change and connects countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life for themselves.

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development was established in 1964 as a permanent intergovernmental body. UNCTAD is part of the United Nations Secretariat dealing with trade, investment, and development issues.

United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund

UN OCHA (CERF )UNITED NATIONS OFFICE Central Emergency Response Fund aims to ensure that urgently needed humanitarian assistance reaches people caught up in crises. Established by the United Nations General Assembly in 2005.

United Nations Capital Development Fund

Assist developing countries in the development of their economies by supplementing existing sources of capital assistance by means of grants and loans.

Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS

UNAIDS is leading the global effort to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030 as part of the Sustainable Development Goals. Since the first cases of HIV were reported more than 35 years ago, 78 million people have become infected with HIV and 35 million have died from AIDS-related illnesses. Since it started operations in 1996, UNAIDS has led and inspired global, regional, national and local leadership, innovation and partnership to ultimately consign HIV to history. UNAIDS is…

The World Bank

The World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries.

Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on youth

Building off of the Secretary General’s vision on young people, as outlined during the Chief Executives’ Board held in November and Executive Committee Retreat in December the Envoy will focus the work of her office on three main pillars 1. Increasing youth participation in the Inter-Governmental Space 2. Realizing the potential of the young people within the UN system 3. Engagement and mobilization of young people

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

The Human Rights section of The UN hold up the International human rights law, which lays down the obligations of Governments to act in certain ways or to refrain from certain acts, in order to promote and protect human rights and fundamental freedoms of individuals or groups.

International Organization for Migration

Established in 1951, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) is the leading intergovernmental organization in the field of migration. It is committed to the principle that humane and orderly migration benefits migrants and society. IOM is part of the United Nations system, as a related organization. IOM supports migrants across the world, developing effective responses to the shifting dynamics of migration and, as such, is a key source of advice on migration policy and practice. The organization works in emergency…

Children and Armed Conflict

The mandate of the Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict was created by the UN General Assembly in December 1996 to strengthen the protection of children affected by armed conflict, raise awareness, promote the collection of information about the plight of children affected by war and foster international cooperation to improve their protection.

International Monetary Fund

The IMF provides advice to member countries and promotes policies designed to foster economic stability, reduce vulnerability to economic and financial crises, and raise living standards.

International Labour Organization

The only tripartite U.N. agency, since 1919 the ILO brings together governments, employers and workers of 187 member States, to set labor standards, develop policies and devise programmes promoting decent work for all women and men

International Fund for Agricultural Development

International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is the only specialized global development organization exclusively focused on and dedicated to transforming agriculture, rural economies and food systems.

Food and Agriculture Organization for United Nations

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) aims to achieve food security for all and make sure that people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives. With over 194 member states, FAO works in over 130 countries worldwide.

Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council

Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council is a United Nations-hosted organization contributing to Sustainable Development Goal 6, Target 6.2 on sanitation and hygiene.

Geneva Graduate Institute

The Geneva Graduate Institute is a higher education institution and a pioneer in the exploration of global issues. Through their core missions – academic research, teaching, expertise and forum activities – they produce and share knowledge on international relations, development issues, global challenges and governance. Located in the heart of International Geneva, a centre of global governance, they build on scientific excellence and transdisciplinarity to foster critical and creative thinking on the major challenges of their time. By engaging with…

United States Agency for International Development

USAID is the world’s premier international development agency and a catalytic actor driving development results. USAID works to help lift lives, build communities, and advance democracy. USAID’s work advances U.S. national security and economic prosperity; demonstrates American generosity; and promotes a path to recipient self-reliance and resilience.

Turquoise Mountain

Established in 2006 by HM King Charles III, Turquoise Mountain works to revive historic areas and support traditional crafts, working in partnership with communities to provide jobs, skills and a renewed sense of wellbeing. Turquoise Mountain works in Afghanistan, Myanmar and the Middle East. To date, its teams have restored over 150 historic buildings, employed and trained thousands of artisans and builders and supported new artisan businesses.

The Global Fund

The Global Fund aims to accelerate the ends of AIDS by raising money and co-ordinating with local experts to support programs in more than 100 countries

The Carter Center

The Carter Center aims to provide human rights and the alleviation of human suffering by preventing and resolving conflicts, enhance freedome and democracy and improve health

Spark

Spark works to provide access to higher education and entrepreneurship opportunities  to empower young, ambitious people to lead their fragile and conflict affected societies into prosperity. They collaborate with local partners to provide youth in local communities with the tool they need to succeed, especially those that have been effected by conflict, climate crisis, and displacement. The programs they implement with local partners empowers students and entrepreneurs to study, work, and grow their own businesses.

Orbis

Orbis brings together people in order to fight avoidable blindness. They work with partners to evaluate the specific needs of each region and to develop a tailored plan to restore sight and put in place a long term eye health strategy. Orbis works to educate communities about eye health and works with their partners to distribute antibiotics to treat and prevent serious eye conditions.

Margret Thatcher Scholarship Trust

The Margaret Thatcher Scholarship Trust(MTST) aims to create scholarships which will enable the most promising students to benefit from the unique education and intellectual environment that is offered by Somerville and Oxford.

Birzeit University

Birzeit University is a national, non-profit, pluralistic, independent university, dedicated to producing leaders and knowledge in service of humanity and Palestinians everywhere. Since its inception as a small school for girls in 1924, Birzeit University defeated all odds, including severe restrictions on academic development and freedom imposed by the Israeli military occupation, and embodied a success story that inspires all Palestinians. The university celebrated its first graduating class in 1976, the same year when it joined the Association of Arab…

Global Financing Facility

The GFF is a multistakeholder partnership hosted in the World Bank that supports country-led efforts to improve the health of women, children and adolescents. It works with bilateral and multilateral donors, civil society organizations, the private sector, foundations, and global and local health partners, and UN agencies to unlock financing, innovation, and policies that improve access to quality health services, strengthen primary care systems and bridge equity gaps – bringing countries closer to achieving Universal Health Coverage and the Sustainable…

Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund

The Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund prevents Violent extremism by connecting and guiding communities to global resources that would be out of reach and help them thrive. Established in Geneva, Switzerland in September 2014.

Foreign & Commonwealth Office

FCDO aims to safeguard the UK’s security, reduce poverty and tackle global challenges with international partners. IsDB The Islamic Development Bank is a multilateral development bank (MDB), working to improve the lives of member countries by promoting social and economic development in these countries and Muslim communities worldwide, delivering impact at scale.

Islamic Development Bank

IsDB The Islamic Development Bank is a multilateral development bank (MDB), working to improve the lives of member countries by promoting social and economic development in these countries and Muslim communities worldwide, delivering impact at scale.

International Committee of the Red Cross

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance. The ICRC also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles.

Digital Citizen Fund

The Digital Citizen Fund is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in New York City. The Digital Citizen Fund helps girls and women in developing countries gain access to technology, virtually connect with others worldwide, and obtain the necessary skills to succeed in today’s expanding global market. DCF’s mission is to increase women’s participation and advancement in the workplace by providing women with quality education, training, and support, to secure well-paying jobs and contribute to their local economies.

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Bill & Melinda Gates foundations aims to understand the world’s inequities and solve them by partnering with entrepreneurs, companies, and other organizations to create incentives that harness the power of private enterprise to create change for those who need it most.

World Poultry Foundation

The WPF is a U.S. based non-profit organization that creates access to poultry inputs for rural households with a focus on women and youth. they work through private companies to develop small poultry enterprises that generate income and provide protein for rural households. They also build capacity through educational programs and training workshops for farmers across the globe with an emphasis on technical training, nutrition, and gender programs for women. Their mission is to be a catalyst for improving lives…

Arab Fund For Economic and Social Development

The Arab Fund aims to meet the development needs of Member countries and at the same time ensure feasibility and transparency in all its projects.

Education Cannot Wait

Education Cannot Wait (ECW) is the United Nations global, billion-dollar fund for education in emergencies and protracted crises. ECW support and protect holistic learning outcomes for refugee, internally displaced and other crisis-affected girls and boys, so no one is left behind. ECW is administered under UNICEF’s financial, human resources, and administrative rules and regulations; operations are run by the Fund’s own independent governance structure.

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world’s largest humanitarian network. Our secretariat supports local Red Cross and Red Crescent action in more than 192 countries, bringing together almost 15 million volunteers for the good of humanity.

Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance

Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, helps vaccinate almost half the world’s children against deadly and debilitating infectious diseases

Global Partnership for Education

Global Partnership for Education is the largest global fund solely dedicated to transforming education in lower-income countries, and a unique, multi-stakeholder partnership. We work to deliver quality education so that every girl and boy can have hope, opportunity and agency.

Lives and Livelihoods Fund

On September 29th 2016, the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) along with the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), the Islamic Solidarity Fund for Development (ISFD), the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSRelief), and the Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) launched a US$2.5bn Lives and Livelihoods Fund (LLF) with a joint vision to raise the poorest out of poverty in IsDB member countries. As of today, the Lives and Livelihoods Fund’s donors…

Multilateral Organisation Performance Assessment Network

Multilateral Organisation Performance Assessment Network was established in 2002 as a network of like-minded members. Today 22 MOPAN members, observers and collaborators provide nearly USD 80 billion in annual contributions to and through the multilateral system. MOPAN is therefore well-positioned to support member states to push for greater effectiveness in the multilateral system, helping organisations that they fund to become more fit-for-purpose, relevant and results-focused – through accountability and learning.

Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development

Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development aims to shape policies that foster prosperity, equality, opportunity and well-being for all.

Tomorrow Youth Organization

Tomorrow’s Youth Organization (TYO) is a leading non-profit organization committed to empowering the most vulnerable communities in Palestine. The organization provides innovative and comprehensive programs that empower children, youth, women, families, and refugees living in disadvantaged areas. TYO aims to improve the quality of life for these communities by promoting resilience and well-being through its multifaceted and evidence-based programs. We recognize that sustainable development requires a multifaceted approach, and hence, its programs focus on four key areas of need: quality…

Adaptation Fund Trust Fund – World Bank

The Adaptation Fund pioneered fully operational direct access to climate financing.

Adaptation for Smallholder Agriculture Programme

The Adaptation for Smallholder Agriculture Programme aims to make climate and environmental finance work for smallholder farmers

Green Climate Fund

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) was adopted as a financial mechanism of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) at the end of 2011. It aims to make an ambitious contribution to attaining the mitigation and adaptation goals of the international community. Over time it is expected to become the main multilateral financing mechanism to support climate action in developing countries.

Global Green Growth Institute

Global Green Growth Institute aims to support developing countries and emerging economies to achieve sustainable inclusive economic growth