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Qatar: Dr.. Al-Ansari: The Doha Work Program is an ambitious document to support sustainable development in the least developed countries

Dr. Majid bin Muhammad Al-Ansari, Advisor to the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Official Spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, participated in a workshop on "Qatar and least developed countries"It was organized by the Center for International Policy Research with the participation of a number of specialists and researchers, on the occasion of the Fifth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries, which is currently being held in Doha.

The workshop reviewed the development and humanitarian assistance of the State of Qatar to the least developed countries, and also dealt with the contributions of the State of Qatar to issues of disaster relief and conflict resolution as major obstacles to the prosperity of the least developed countries. In his speech before the workshop, the spokesperson said that specific initiatives and tangible results are expected to be announced at the conference that help address the challenges of the least developed countries, pointing out that the Doha Work Program constitutes an ambitious document that sets a model for a development compact that supports sustainable development in the least developed countries. He explained that the Doha Work Program includes six main areas of action: investing in people in least developed countries, harnessing the power of science, technology and innovation to address multidimensional vulnerability and achieving sustainable development goals, supporting structural transformation as an engine for prosperity, and promoting the participation of least developed countries in international trade and integration. Regional, facing climate change and environmental degradation, recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, building resilience to future shocks for risk-informed sustainable development, mobilizing international solidarity and revitalizing global partnerships and innovative tools and mechanisms. Dr. Al-Ansari spoke about the fact that it was agreed on a set of outputs in the current work program, which is the establishment of an electronic university (via the Internet), a system to encourage investment and maintain food stocks, a mechanism for building resilience and mitigating crises, in addition to facilities to support graduation in the least developed countries. He stated that the Doha Work Program sets other important goals such as enabling fifteen additional LDCs to achieve graduation criteria and doubling the quotas of exports and aid for trade exchange with these countries, he added. "While the least developed countries bear the primary responsibility in their development process, development partners must ensure that these countries receive the required level of support to achieve these goals.". The official spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs believed that commitment at the highest political level remains essential for the conference to achieve the desired momentum and forge a new generation of multilateral partnerships to achieve the ambitious and joint goals and commitments of the Doha Work Program. And he considered that the participation at the highest level in the Doha Conference indicates the strong commitment and solidarity with the development efforts in the forty-six weakest countries in the world, stressing that supporting these countries will not only contribute to their sustainable growth, but will also contribute to prosperity, stability, security and peace at the global and regional levels. Objectives of the 2030 Agenda Dr. Al-Ansari pointed out that the State of Qatar has its own humanitarian diplomacy that includes elements of humanitarian and development policies, mediation and conflict resolution methods, and that it is currently considered a major player in working for the future of the least developed countries over the next ten years and beyond. The official spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs pointed out that geopolitical developments and long-term conflicts in various parts of the world worsened the condition of the least developed countries, and said that a huge wave of debt threatens today to flood these countries.

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