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HM The Sultan Arrives in Kuwait

Kuwaiti diplomat: Omani Sultan’s Kuwait visit indicative of strong ties

UAE President holds dinner banquet at Qasr Al Watan in honour of Sultan Haitham bin Tariq

UAE President receives Sultan of Oman upon arrival in UAE on state visit

Oman and UAE: Fraternal Bonds, Strategic Relations and Economic Partnership

OIA Announces Social Investment Policy, Launches “Qimam” Platform

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HM The Sultan Issues Two Royal Decrees

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HM The Sultan Offers Condolences on the Death of Kuwaiti Emir

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HH Sayyid Theyazin Conveys HM The Sultan’s Greetings to Russian President

First Muscat Dialogue Sessions Begin

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“Oman’s Education and Innovation Drive: Sultan Haitham’s Vision”

UAE Space Agency launches National Space Academy to develop national cadres

HM The Sultan Presides over 8th Term Convening of Council of Oman

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HM The Sultan Issues 2 Royal Decrees

Interior Minister visits Operations Chamber of Shura Council Elections

Omanis Cast Ballots for Shura Council’s 10th Term Membership

“Navigating Talent Challenges in Oman’s Telecom Sector”

“Bank Merger in Oman: A Human Resources Transformation Story”

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NHS scientist awarded £58,000 after being named ‘Paininarse’ on spreadsheet

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HM The Sultan Receives Ambassadors’ Credentials

“Empowering Omani Women: A Message of Hope and Progress”

Mohammed bin Rashid opens GITEX GLOBAL

HH Sayyid Bilarab Chairs Meeting of Omani Startups’ Supervisory Committee

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Omani Woman: Clear Vision & Remarkable Achievements

“Strategies for Cultivating a Healthy and Productive Work Environment”

“Essential Reading for HR Professionals: 17 HR Books You Can’t Miss in 2023”

“Future-Proofing Your Career: Essential Skills for Tomorrow’s Job Market”

MAWARED annual book

Transformational Leadership: Inspiring Change and Achieving Excellence

“al sulaam Program (Episode four) with Dr. Aamal al bussaidi .”

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Nama Group and Omani Society for Human Resource Management (OSHRM) announce strategic partnership in Human Resources development

Saudi Oil Giant Aramco Announces $121 Billion Profit in 2023

Tender Board Signs Agreements with Karwa Motors on Government Procurement, School Bus Purchase

Najahi Business Banking from Bank Muscat: Empowering Small Businesses

His Majesty Exchanges Ramadan Greetings With Arab, Islamic Leaders

A’Rustaq Hospital Diagnoses Child with Gastric Wall Vein Bleeding

QCB Launches ‘FAWRAN’ Instant Payment Service

National Development Fund Partners with World Economic Forum

Qatar Chairs 49th Meeting of GCC Standing Committee for Combating Harmful Practices in International Trade

Saudi Arabia’s Air Connectivity Program Signs Deal with Eurowings to Enhance Air Connectivity between Saudi Arabia and the EU

HM King presented unique development model: Omani Ambassador

July 14, 2024

Doha Forum: UN Commends Qatar’s Humanitarian Role and Peaceful Stability Initiatives

Doha,

(QNA) – HE the UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Martin Griffiths, praised the humanitarian role of Qatar and its dedicated efforts to achieve peace and stability globally. This acknowledgment occurred during Griffiths’s review of the Global Humanitarian Overview 2024 at the Doha Forum 2023, attended by representatives from various countries, governments, and local and international humanitarian organizations.

During the review, he expressed that Qatar is making appreciable efforts to achieve peace and stability and provide humanitarian assistance. He added, “We are hugely in your debt due to your creative diplomacy, your humanitarian diplomacy, your political diplomacy, the generosity that goes with it…We are relying on you, and we know that you can be relied upon”.

He also highlighted Qatar’s recent efforts, leading to a humanitarian pause in Gaza and a prisoner exchange, emphasizing the need for continued efforts amid ongoing violence in the region.

During the review, Griffiths provided an overview of the coordinated humanitarian plan by the United Nations for 2024, calling for USD 46 billion to meet global humanitarian needs. He emphasized the challenges faced by around 300 million people worldwide due to conflicts, climate change, and natural disasters, leading to displacement, refuge, and famine.

He pointed out that numerous countries, including Palestine, Sudan, Yemen, Syria, Ukraine, and others, urgently require assistance, urging donors to make greater efforts to cover these humanitarian needs.

He explained, “But these efforts have taken place against the backdrop of a severe and ominous funding crisis, which weve all heard of. In 2023, we have so far received, as of now, just over one third of the USD57 billion required, making this the worst funding shortfall.” Griffiths emphasized, “258 million people, just to keep the numbers going, are facing acute food insecurity or worse, and as disease outbreaks continue to cause significant loss of life.” He concluded by stating that achievements made this year could regress without clear mechanisms, especially in the Horn of Africa and Somalia.

In a recorded speech, HE UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres discussed the challenges faced by humanitarian work in 2023 and the expectations for 2024.

He acknowledged the unprecedented humanitarian suffering due to crises, wars, and climate-induced disasters and highlighted the humanitarian workers’ efforts in delivering aid to millions globally.
He called on donor entities to support the UN’s humanitarian plan for the coming year, aiming to reach 181 million people worldwide. Guterres stressed the necessity of finding political solutions to conflicts to alleviate humanitarian suffering.

The session, attended by humanitarian experts and activists, aimed to present the latest experiences, trends, challenges, and opportunities in humanitarian work. It also discussed ways to ensure a coordinated and effective response to growing humanitarian needs resulting from crises and natural disasters. (QNA)

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