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QC’s efforts to end sanitation, water crisis on cue at AidEx

QC’s efforts to end sanitation, water crisis on cue at AidEx

Tribune News Network
Doha
QATAR Charity (QC) is sponsoring AidEx 2019, an annual event for aid and development being held in the Belgian capital Brussels on November 13 and 14, for the second consecutive year.
QC’s delegation at the event will be led by its CEO Yousuf bin Ahmed al Kuwari.
The event will witness attendance of more than 2,500 dignitaries from UN agencies, the European Union and international governmental and non-governmental organisations concerned with humanitarian aid and international development.
This year, AidEx, which is a leading platform for professionals in humanitarian aid and international development and the largest in Europe, will focus on the importance of inclusiveness in global progress and discuss whether the aid and development sector is doing enough.
Opinion leaders and policymakers from the international humanitarian community will discuss the latest issues affecting this sector.
Qatar Charity will also have a pavilion at the AidEx exhibition to show its humanitarian and development activities worldwide, in addition to holding a panel discussion at the event. Besides, the QC CEO will deliver a speech at the opening session of the event highlighting QC’s efforts in humanitarian field. QC will also showcase its contribution towards tackling the global water and sanitation crisis through interactive screens.
Through the ‘Hand Pump Challenge’, Qatar Charity will shed light on the importance of water, highlighting the difficulties faced by many communities for dearth of water and attempt to garner support for water projects in an innovative way.
Qatar Charity will hold a panel discussion on ‘WASH and Women: Gender-Inclusive Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Services’, with the participation of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC).
Mohammed al Ghamdi, assistant CEO for Governance & Institutional Development Sector, Qatar Charity;Sandie Blanchet, director of the UNICEF Office for Relations with EU Institutions, and MsRuqayaIdara, advocate consultant, WSSCC will also take part in the panel discussion.
The panel discussion will explore how a gender-inclusive approach can be achieved in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). The speakers will also showcase relevant past experiences and projects linking WASH and gender equality.

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