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Qatar’s education minister welcomes UN decision to adopt Sheikha Moza’s proposal
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Qatar’s education minister welcomes UN decision to adopt Sheikha Moza’s proposal

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Doha
Minister of Education and Higher Education HE Dr Mohammed Abdul Wahed Ali al Hammadi  has welcomed the UN General Assembly's decision to adopt a proposal led HH Sheikha Moza bint Nasser and establish September 9 as the International Day to Protect Education from Attack. Sheikha Moza is the Chairperson of the Education Above All Foundation and a UN Sustainable Development Goals' advocate.
The resolution, advocated by Qatar, sought to mobilise international support to ensure accountability for the persistent and deliberate attacks on education and the armed violence of which children around the world are suffering.
This reaffirms that Qatar is proving that education is its strategic choice that it has taken over two decades ago under the supervision of HH Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, HE the Minister said.
"The adoption of the draft resolution came during the crisis of COVID-19 pandemic, which had a profound impact on all aspects of life to emphasize the importance of education and schools as a safe haven for children against any attack, especially during armed conflicts targeting educational institutions," His Excellency added.
HE Dr. Al Hammadi wen on saying, "We thank Her Highness for this proposal and we congratulate her and ourselves for adopting it."

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