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Qatar National Library to Hold 3rd Annual Heritage Collection Open Day

26/04/15

Qatar National Library (QNL) is set to hold its 3rd Heritage Collection Open Day aimed at further celebrating Qatar’s cultural heritage.

The two-day event, on Wednesday 22 and Thursday 23 April, will be held at QNL’s Heritage Collection Building at 71 Al Maha Street in Al Luqta, and showcase precious items including historical manuscripts and books. The event, which also celebrates World Heritage Day will run from 2:00pm to 7:00pm.

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Reach Out To Asia, UNICEF And FC Barcelona Foundation Push Ahead With ‘1 In 11’ Campaign

22/04/15

A high-level meeting has been held between Reach Out To Asia (ROTA) – a member of Qatar Foundation (QF) – FC Barcelona and UNICEF to discuss the next phase of their ‘1 in 11’ campaign to extend educational opportunities to marginalized children in Bangladesh, Indonesia and Nepal.

Sport and education will merge as a catalyst to provide quality education and raise international and local awareness about their importance in every child’s life. ROTA’s prime role in the remarkable ‘1 in 11’ campaign supports Qatar Foundation’s mission to promote productive change and spread education through sports, thus enhancing social development.

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Minister of Education and Higher Education Brings Hugely Successful Doha Youth Forum on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice to a Close

22/04/15

The Doha Youth Forum on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice concluded with a presentation of the Doha Youth Forum Declaration, a set of recommendations that will be presented to the 13th United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, which is taking place in Doha.

The Doha Youth Forum was jointly organized by Qatar Foundation in cooperation with the Organising Committee for the 13th United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

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Winners of 1st Qatar Steam Fair To Represent Nation in International Science and Engineering Competition

29/03/15

The winners of the inaugural Qatar Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math Fair (Qatar STEAM) are set to represent Qatar at the renowned Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) in Pittsburgh, USA, in May.

Having been chosen from among the brightest young minds as the overall winners of the first nationwide science and research competition yesterday, eight students were awarded with Grand Awards.

The top prize in the Grand Awards went to Ghanim AlMansouri and Hussam AitelQadi for their research project entitled “Innovative Game Software for Improving the English Language Skills of Non-Native Speakers”.

Qatar STEAM was organised by Qatar Foundation Research & Development (QF R&D), Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), a member of QF R&D, and the Supreme Education Council (SEC). The nationwide competition saw more than 160 students from 40 schools participate in the two-day fair held at the Qatar National Convention Centre in Doha.

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