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...
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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...
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.
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
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 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.
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...
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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...
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.