Doha Forum 2019 acquires partnerships

Under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani Amir of Qatar, the Doha Forum 2019 acquires strategic partnerships in anticipation of its 19th edition, “Reimagining Governance in a Multipolar World 

The Doha Forum 2019 will reconvene in Doha from 14 to 15 December  

Doha, Qatar, 28 August 2019: 

The Doha Forum 2019 has announced its strategic partners as it prepares for its 19th edition, set to reconvene on December 14th and 15th at the Sheraton Hotel, Doha. 

This year, the Doha Forum is delighted to announce a new strategic partner for 2019, The Royal Institute of International Affairs, widely known as Chatham House, alongside renewing prior strategic partnerships with the International Crisis Group, the European Council on Foreign Relations and the Munich Security Council, as it strengthens the network for its 19th edition.

Welcoming many of the world’s top decision makers and policy leaders, the Doha Forum exclusively partners with top policy institutions who lead research and debate on global issues, while setting the agenda for discussion for the Doha Forum 2019, themed “Reimagining Governance in a Multipolar World.” 

Her Excellency Lolwah Al Khater, the spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Qatar and Executive Director of Doha Forum stated: “The Doha Forum is the region’s largest open platform for global discussion with carefully curated topics that are meant to reflect global concerns, bringing them to the forefront of discussion; and this cannot be achieved without the valuable insight of our partners. Since its inception 19 years ago, the Doha Forum has welcomed many policy leaders to Doha and contributed to many issues of global concern through alliance, consensus and dialogue. I am delighted that this year we will again work with such esteemed partners who will all contribute to the success of the 19th edition.

The theme for the Doha Forum 2019, “Reimagining Governance in a Multipolar World” has been specially designed in light of recent developments this year on topics such as migration, refugees, climate change, changing world leaderships and the rise of new global powers; and partnerships have been acquired to support and encourage discussion on these topics.

Last year’s attendees included top world leaders, policymakers, business leaders and advocates including; Mr. Lenin Moreno, President of Ecuador; H.E. Hassan Ali Khaire, Prime Minister of Somalia; Mr. Teodor Viorel Meleșcanu, Minister of Foreign Affairs Romania; Mr. Tarō Kōno, Minister of Foreign Affairs Japan; Ms. Kamissa Camara, Minister of Foreign Affairs Mali; Dr. Mohamad Maliki bin Osman; Senior Minister of State Singapore; UN Secretary General Mr. António Gutteres; Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Ms. Nadia Murad; President of the United Nations General Assembly, Ms. Maria Garcés; Mr. Robert Malley, President and CEO International Crisis Group; Mr. Wolfgang Ischinger, Chairman of Munich Security Conference; Mr. Michael Rich, President and CEO of RAND Corporation; Mr. Christian Sewing, CEO of Deutsche Bank and Mr. Sébastien Bazin, CEO of Accor Hotels. This year Doha Forum hopes to engage even more participants from a wider audience as it builds upon its core values of diversity, diplomacy, and dialogue.

The 19th edition of the Doha Forum will work with its strategic partners to bring the best of direction to the Forum’s discussions, in addition to a number of local entities.