New York, 6 October 2023 (TDI): Sheikha Alia Ahmed bin Saif Al-Thani, Permanent Representative of Qatar to the United Nations (UN), recently convened significant meetings with distinguished international figures at the Permanent Delegation in New York.

In one of these crucial encounters, Sheikha Alia Ahmed bin Saif Al-Thani met with David Miliband, the President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee (IRC).

During this meeting, Miliband provided valuable insights into the commendable work being undertaken by the International Rescue Committee to address humanitarian crises affecting refugees on a global scale.

The discussion revolved around ways to deepen collaborative efforts to safeguard the rights and well-being of refugees.

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In another significant engagement, Sheikha Alia Ahmed bin Saif Al-Thani had the privilege of meeting Vladimir Voronkov, the Under Secretary-General of the UN Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT).

The meeting took place at the headquarters of the Permanent Mission of the State of Qatar to the United Nations in New York.

The primary focus of this meeting was to explore avenues for strengthening the strategic partnership between the State of Qatar and the United Nations in combating terrorism on both regional and global scales.

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The discussion emphasized the role of the Doha-based UNOCT in advancing international efforts against terrorism.

These meetings highlight Qatar’s unwavering commitment to international collaboration and its active role in addressing critical global issues.

Through these interactions, Qatar continues to strengthen its partnerships and contribute meaningfully to humanitarian and counter-terrorism efforts within the United Nations framework.