HH Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Education Above All (EAA) Foundation and SDG Advocate, on Monday launched the SDG Pavilion on the sidelines of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 competition in the Fan Zone at Al Bidda Park.
Sheikha Moza attended a discussion on the role of sports as means to promote development and peace internationally, and the challenges of reaching the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).
The discussion was attended by President of Rwanda Paul Kagame; President of Senegal Macky Sall, President of the Islamic Development Bank Dr Mohummed Sulaiman Al Jasser; Director-General of the World Health Organization Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus; Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada Harjit Sajjan; and SDG Advocate Kailash Satyarthi.
Meanwhile, the Education Above All officially launched the "Scoring for the Goals" campaign which calls for unity and solidarity to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals on the sidelines of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.
The campaign will feature many activities that will be organized in cooperation with QF partners such as UNICEF, UNESCO and UNHCR. The campaign include live music performances, dialogue with world leaders, art installations, and football workshops.
Attendees at today’s launch included HE Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad Al-Thani, the Vice Chairperson of EAA, and high-level representatives from Canada, Liberia, Mexico and the United Kingdom.