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Qatar-America Institute hosts an open environment for discussion and contributions to progress made in Qatar in its human rights and civil society initiatives, as well as discussing the strategies for overcoming the humanitarian consequences following the blockade. QAI looks to partner with civil society groups – both in the U.S. and Qatar – to create a platform for Qataris to discuss their progressive strides in women’s rights, civil rights and human rights, and also to learn from the perspective of the American experience different ways to bolster their improvements in these areas.

QAI promotes civic engagement initiatives in Qatar by supporting young Qataris interested in learning more about strengthening the civic engagement dimension of their country. QAI organizes educational opportunities for young Qatari students and professionals to study a variety of topics in the United States, including: civic engagement, women in peace and security, the American judicial system, or the history of civil rights in America.   

QAI strives to make a lasting and positive impact on society and to support social and public welfare initiatives that enhance progress in the fields of human rights in both the U.S. and Qatar by providing a discussion space through its human rights lecture series.

ANALYSIS & NEWS

HH Sheikha Moza Speaks at Georgetown University Panel on Education

On September 18, Her Highness Sheikha Moza Bint Nasser spoke at Georgetown University in a seminar titled "The R...

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QAI hosts Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington – Women’s Leadership Luncheon

On Tuesday, September 10th, the Qatar-America Institute hosted a special luncheon for the Women’s Leadership Gro...

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QAI Supports Silatech on the Occasion of the World Youth Skills Day

July 15 marks World Skills Day for Youth. 1.2 billion people between the ages of 15 and 24 make up 16% of the wo...

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3,000 Qatari Patients Benefit From the Hamad Medical Corporation’s Secondary Stroke Prevention Clinic

Since the Secondary Stroke Prevention Clinic (SSPC) opening at Hamad General Hospital (HGH) in April 2018, 3,000...

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