Qatar addresses the United Nations Security Council

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Qatar calls for dialogue to preserve sustainable peace at United Nations Security Council meeting.

New York, 13 October 2021 (TDI): Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN), pointed out the attention the United Nations have paid to reinforce sustainable peace.

In the statement, Alya Ahmed Saif Al Thani expressed her belief about preventing differences and spread a culture of peace and tolerance among members of societies. The President of the Republic of Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta is chairing the session under the “Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace” agenda item.

At the Security Council, Qatar’s expressed its view about educating girls, with special consideration in situations of conflict and emergency. In this regard, Qatar has played a pivotal role in promoting and protecting education opportunities for girls.

In addition, the representative stated that conflict resolution should work in avoiding factors as totalitarianism in society. On the contrary, it is an urgent need to reconstruct politics, the economy, and building effective state institutions based on the rule of law and wise governance.

Likewise, the statement includes a couple of suggestions. For instance, develop vocational training and job opportunities, sports, and other fields directs the energies of young people towards positive production instead of conflict and extremism.

The Coronavirus pandemic was also an important topic on the agenda. In this regard, Qatar considers that it has opened a guidance path on economic and social stability. As well, international cooperation towards mitigating the impact of the global pandemic. This context can affect the inclusion of women in peacemaking and peacebuilding. Therefore, Qatar also added that it will host the Global Conference on Youth Inclusive Peace Processes in Doha in 2022.

At the end of the session, Qatar highlighted the mandate of the Peacebuilding Commission (PBC), stressing that this trend will have a positive impact on achieving sustainable peace.

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