Posted on September 12, 2017

Her Excellency Sheikha Hind bint Hamad Al Thani, Vice Chairperson and CEO of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), and Omran Hamad Al-Kuwari, Executive Director, CEO Office, QF, welcomed a delegation from UNESCO to Education City today.

Her Excellency Sheikha Hind discussed future plans at QF and the potential for collaboration opportunities with the 12-member international delegation at QF Headquarters. Her Excellency explained how QF’s flagship development, Education City, serves as a hub of academic excellence, housing a range of educational facilities, from QF schools to partner universities and its homegrown institution, Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU). Following the meeting, the visitors were given a comprehensive presentation highlighting QF’s different education institutes, science and research centers, and community development initiatives. They were also given a tour of the open-air viewing platform on the eighth floor of QF HQ.  

Concluding the visit, the UNESCO delegation members, who come from South Africa, El Salvador, Kenya, Malaysia, Nicaragua, Oman, Qatar, Sudan, Yemen, and Algeria, signed the Qatar Foundation Visitors Book to commemorate their visit. UNESCO is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris, which aims to contribute to peace and security by promoting international collaboration through educational, scientific, and cultural reforms in order to increase universal respect for justice, the rule of law, and human rights.