Doha Forum 2016
Qatar Tells Forum, End Israel’s Occupation of Palestine

The 16th Doha Forum organized by Qatar’s foreign ministry, was attended by heads of state from South Africa, Afghanistan, Yemen, Mauritius, and Niger, as well as Ban Ki-moon, the UN Secretary-General.

President Frattini attending the 16th Doha Forum in Qatar

The 16th Doha Forum has wrapped up with speakers from around the world touching on issues ranging from global and regional security to conflict resolution and climate change.

Doha Forum Discusses Partnership with Civil Society to Achieve Development
Participants in the Fifth and final Plenary Session of the 16th Doha Forum have discussed the 'Role of Civil Society in Achieving Development Partnership.' In her speech at the beginning of the Session, CEO of Qatar Social Work Foundation, Amal Abdullatif Al Mannai, stressed the importance of involving civil society in the development agenda as a key partner for both the government and private sector.
Doha Forum Discusses Global Energy Challenges

The Doha Forum on Monday hosted an Opening Keynote Session on' Energy: Global Status and Challenges' featuring the opportunities to overcome the energy crisis in the world.
The session was chaired by Pakistan's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva, Dr. Syed Tauqir Shah.

Doha Forum 2016: It takes strength for someone to face today’s storms, but it takes COURAGE to stop them


Doha Forum stresses need to develop the UN to address global challenges

The Doha Forum on Sunday hosted a Session on Security, which brought together a number of UN officials along with Foreign and Defense ministers and discussed the regional situation and means to meet the global challenges.

UN Secretary General urges talks to end Syria “nightmare”

DOHA: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon urged regional and international powers to push Syrian warring parties to engage in talks on a political transition to end their country's “nightmare”.
“United Nations special envoy (Staffan de Mistura) continues to work intently with the parties towards meaningful talks. We need a full and immediate cessation of hostilities. Just as important we need to begin discussions on the transition ,” Ban told the Doha forum for democracy and development in the Qatari capital.

Emir attends Doha Forum
Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani yesterday attended the opening session of the 16th Doha Forum at the Doha Sheraton. The three-day Forum is being held under the title “Stability and Prosperity for All”.
Remarks of First Plenary Session of the 16th Doha Forum

Honorable Ministers, Excellencies, Mr. Moderator, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen,
It is a great honor to address the first plenary of the Doha Forum on the theme of regional and global peace and security.

Emir patronizes opening of 16th session of Doha Forum
The Emir His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani on Saturday patronized the opening of the Doha Forum at its 16th session, which is being held under the title “Stability and Prosperity for All”. Former Yemen President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, Niger President Mahamadou Issoufou
Opening Remarks of the 16th Doha Forum
Your Highness the Emir of the State of Qatar, Mr. Secretary-General Honorable Heads of State and Government, Honorable Ministers, Excellencies, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, It is a pleasure to be here in Doha this evening.
Secretary-General’s remarks at the Doha Forum

Your Highness Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar,
Your Excellency Ms. Ameenah Gurib, President of Mauritius,
Your Excellency Mr. Mahamadou Issoufou, President of the Republic of Niger,

Your Excellency Mr. Mogens Lykketoft, President of the United Nations General Assembly,
Doha Forum: Qatar Calls for Settlement of Disputes By Peaceful Means
HE Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani has underlined that the State of Qatar sticks to the need for the settlement of disputes by peaceful means, especially through mediation, which is one of the priorities of the Doha foreign policy, and which is also moving its regional and international relations in accordance with the international law and principles of justice.
HH the Emir Patronizes Opening of 16th Doha Forum
HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani patronized the opening of the Doha Forum at its Sixteenth Session, which is being held under the title "Stability and Prosperity for All", in the presence of Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi of the Republic of Yemen , President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
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