On Tuesday, the Qatar-America Institute hosted a reception celebrating the work of Doha Debates, a program of the Qatar Foundation dedicated to discussing major global issues. Guests included employees of Doha Debates, Qatar Foundation, and Washingtonians interested in the hard-hitting, groundbreaking discussions Doha Debates organizes.
In February, Doha Debates held a discussion on the global refugee crisis, featuring Douglas Murray, Marc Lamont Hill, and Muzoon Almellehan. Its most recent debate centered around the risks and opportunities surrounding the rise of artificial intelligence, and featured Nick Bostrom, Joy Buolamwini, Dex Torricke-Barton, and Muthoni Wanyoike.
The event featured remarks by Amjad Atallah, the managing director for Doha Debates and former bureau chief for the Americas for Al Jazeera.