22 Jan

H.E. Sheikha Hind Meets with University Partners in the U.S.

On January 20th, 2020 in Washington, D.C., Her Excellency Sheikha Hind bint Hamad Al Thani, Vice-Chairperson and CEO of Qatar Foundation (QF), met senior figures from the home campuses of QF's international partner universities. During her visit, HE ...

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21 Jan

Reflections Of an Author In Time for the International Book Fair

When images of the Doha International Bookfair fill social media each year, I’m reminded of the extraordinary journey I took to launch Qatar: Sand, Sea, and Sky at the 2011 bookfair. The origins of the book trace to the first week our family arrived ...

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19 Jan

New Labor Reforms in Qatar Welcomed by International Labor Organization

On Thursday, 16 January 2020, the New York Times reported that Qatar had made significant labor reforms. Qatar abolished exit visa requirements for virtually all migrant workers on Thursday in a move the U.N. labor organization said was a “milesto...

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16 Jan

FOCI Winners

FOCI was Qatar-America Institute’s inaugural photography competition that aimed at highlighting and championing the U.S.-Qatar relationship and cultural ties through the lens of creative photography. The FOCI competition called on photographers to en...

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14 Jan

30th Doha International Book Fair Welcomes Global Audience

The 30th edition of the Doha International Book Fair (DIBF) was held from January 9th to 18th, 2020 in its namesake city. Under the patronage of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, the Qatar Center for Cultural and Heritage Events ...

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