EP Policy Department Briefing: “Qatar: reconciling with Gulf neighbors?”
The paper was drafted at the request of the European Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs.

EP Policy Department Briefing: “Qatar: reconciling with Gulf neighbors?”The paper was drafted at the request of the European Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs.

European Parliament’s Policy Department released in January 2016 a Briefing on the last evolutions of the State of Qatar in terms of internal political situation, human rights, economy, foreign policy and the relations with EU. The briefing was released under the title: “Qatar: reconciling with Gulf neighbors?”. The paper was drafted at the request of…

Qatar, EU look to strengthen trade ties

Qatar, EU look to strengthen trade ties

Adel Abdulrahman al-Mannai, board member of the Qatar Chamber, February 7, received Lucy Berger, First Secretary, Trade and Economic Affairs at European External Action Service, at the QC headquarters, where they discussed ways of increasing business partnership between Qatar and the European Union. They also discussed the arrangements for an upcoming forum gathering Qatari businesspersons…

Qatar Knocks at EU Doors on Air Traffic Rights

Qatar Knocks at EU Doors on Air Traffic Rights

The Qatari Minister of Transport, Jassim Saif Ahmed Al Sulaiti, met with the European Commission on 10 May to reinvigorate talks on an aviation agreement with the European Union. His government’s aim is to revive negotiations over comprehensive air traffic rights. Discussions had been stalled for almost half a year. France and Germany apparently prefer…

EU expands cultural ties with Qatar

EU expands cultural ties with Qatar

With a view of reinforcing and expanding cultural ties between European Union Member States represented in Qatar and the State of Qatar, the embassies of : Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, the Netherlands, as well as the British Council and the French Institute, have decided…

European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee visit to Qatar
Press release: Foreign Affairs MEPs meet the Emir of Qatar, Tamim al-Thani

European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee visit to QatarPress release: Foreign Affairs MEPs meet the Emir of Qatar, Tamim al-Thani

Foreign Affairs MEPs meet the Emir of Qatar, Tamim al-Thani   A delegation from the European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee visited the State of Qatar in order to discuss the further development of relations between Qatar and the EU as well as the situation in the Middle East and the Arabian Peninsula. The seven-Member delegation, led by Andrej Plenković,…