Posted on November 29, 2019

Qatar participated in the 9th session of the Committee on Women of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), which was held in Amman, Jordan with a delegation representing the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and the Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs.

The State of Qatar, represented by Head of Human Rights Treaties Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Hanadi Al Shafei (pictured), assumed the presidency of the 9th session of ESCWA’s Committee on Women for a two-year term 2020-2021. Al Shafei stressed during the meeting the important role played by the ESCWA, and reiterated the State of Qatar’s full cooperation with it.