Qatar Fund for Development participates in the United Nations General Assembly
A high-level delegation led by His Excellency Mr. Khalifa bin Jassim Al-Kuwari, Director General of Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) , will participate in the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) for 2019, held in New York City from 17 to 30 September.
The Fund’s participation in this session is based on its belief in the importance of human development in the education, health and economic empowerment sectors, which the Fund focuses on through its projects and activities, which in line with the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 and Qatar National Vision 2030.
On the sidelines of the UNGA meetings, the delegation will participate in several side events related to development affairs in cooperation with local Qatari and international strategic partners, such as: The role of Sport in Safeguarding and Empowering Refugees and IDPs, where QFFD worked alongside Qatar Charity. The Fund will also participate in various events with Education Above All Foundation such as, Corporations Establishing Outsourcing Centers for Youth Empowerment: “Addressing the Needs of the Global Market through Higher Education, Civic Leadership and 21st Century skills”. Moreover, QFFD will also participate in the side event “effectiveness of investment in education, skills and jobs in the health sector” organized by Silatech .
During the 74th session of the UNGA, QFFD will conduct discussions on global issues that tackles problems such as human rights, sustainable development, health, youth empowerment and, finally, education.
The importance of QFFD participation in this session comes in the value of experiences exchange and further broadening the horizon in related fields, in addition to reaching sustainable solutions to the problems faced by the sectors in cooperation with the Fund’s strategic partners from the United Nations organizations and international and local development institutions.