Meeting with His Excellency Dr Ali bin Smaikh Al Marri
Discussions between the Chairman of the Qatar National Human Rights Committee and the EU-Qatar Parliamentary Friendship Group

Meeting with His Excellency Dr Ali bin Smaikh Al MarriDiscussions between the Chairman of the Qatar National Human Rights Committee and the EU-Qatar Parliamentary Friendship Group

Today, Ramona Manescu, in her capacity of Chairman of the EU-Qatar Parliamentary Friendship Group, met in Strasbourg with His Excellency Dr. Ali bin Smaikh Al Marri, Chairman of the Qatar National Human Rights Committee (NHRC). The meeting focused on the human rights situation in Qatar and the neighboring countries and the latest evolutions in the…

Doha Forum 2016: It takes strength for someone to face today’s storms, but it takes COURAGE to stop them
23.05.2016

Doha Forum 2016: It takes strength for someone to face today’s storms, but it takes COURAGE to stop them23.05.2016

Your Excellences, Distinguished guests, Since our last meeting, in 2015, the World community succeeded in one of its greatest struggles A global agreement on tackling Climate Change. This happened in December, at the Paris COP21, and was sealed in New York, exactly one month ago, when 175 countries signed the Agreement. It is not a small achievement!…

Doha Forum: With better infrastructure, better employment opportunities and stronger economic foundations for success, the lure of extremism diminishes
12.05.2015

Doha Forum: With better infrastructure, better employment opportunities and stronger economic foundations for success, the lure of extremism diminishes12.05.2015

(Speech held by Ramona Manescu, Chair-Woman of the EU-Qatar Friendship Group within the European Parliament, at the XV edition of the Doha Forum, 2015) Your Excellencies, Distinguished guests, I am greatly honoured to have been invited to participate to DOHA FORUM, a prestigious forum of debate that celebrates its 15th edition this year. It is…