The Qatar Foundation for Social Action will organize in Doha on 20-21 April the First Arab Regional Conference on “The Role of Civil Society in the Arab Region in Implementing 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.”
The conference will be held in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), United Nations Population Fund (UNPF), the Arab League and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).
The Conference will be an opportunity to highlight the State of Qatar’s pivotal role in supporting sustainable development in the Arab region and the world, showcasing the Qatari experience in the field of social work and the role of the private sector in supporting social development and allowing civil society organizations in Qatar to interact with their counterparts in the Arab region and exchange experiences and expertise with them.
The Conference is expected to attract more than 200 participants, representing civil society organizations at the national level, the most important networks and civil society organizations in the Arab countries, United Nations organizations and government agencies as well as representatives and experts of the private sector concerned with the affairs of sustainable development at the Arab and international level along with GCC representatives and a number of dignitaries. (QNA)