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Ministry of Education participates in celebration of Education Day in Vienna

Published: 28 Jan 2020 - 08:12 am | Last Updated: 01 Nov 2021 - 01:05 pm


The Ministry of Education and Higher Education participated in the celebration of the International Day of Education at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in Vienna. 
The event dealt with the role of higher education and the strengthening of the rule of law, as one of the axes of the World Program for the Implementation of the Doha Declaration issued by the 13th Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice held in Doha in 2015. 
In a speech on this occasion, Assistant Undersecretary for Special Education Affairs at the Ministry of Education and Higher Education and the Ministry’s representative at the event, Omar Abdulaziz Al Nama, noted the role of the State of Qatar in promoting the rule of law and its schools in educating the next generation, preparing and equipping it to respond to contemporary challenges such as fighting corruption and electronic crime and organized crime.
He highlighted the importance of the participation of the rest of other countries and following the State of Qatar’s model in supporting the United Nations Office for constructive programs that benefit societies and their stability.
Al Nama also stressed the role of the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) in sponsoring scientific research in investment and support researchers and young scholars with scholarships and their participation in academic conferences.
Al Nama noted the importance of educating the school community and universities on the rule of law, which would benefit societies and their stability, and the ability to achieve the strategies of countries seeking progress.