Speakers

Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser

Incoming High Representative of the UNAOC

For the past 13 years, from 1998 to 2011, Mr. Al-Nasser served as Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Qatar to the United Nations. He represented his country on the United Nations Security Council during the two-year term of Qatar as a non-permanent member (2006 to 2007). He also presided over three of the subsidiary bodies of the Council. Earlier, Mr. Al-Nasser was appointed as his country‘s resident Ambassador to Jordan (1993 to 1998), before which he was first posted to the Permanent Mission of Qatar to the United Nations, New York, as Minister Plenipotentiary (1986 to 1993). The recipient of numerous decorations and awards, Mr. Al-Nasser was made an honorary fellow of the Foreign Policy Association in New York in 2009. He also holds three honorary doctorates, in international affairs from the government of China through Chongqing University, from the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences in recognition of his efforts to foster cross-cultural understanding and strengthen the work of the UN Alliance of Civilizations initiative, and an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from Fordham University in the United States.

Sessions

Official Opening Begin: Wednesday, 27.02.2013 10:00 am