QFSW, UNICEF sign agreement to strengthen common interests Dec 11, 2019 0 371 12345 Tribune News NetworkDohaQatar Foundation for Social Work (QFSW) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) at the Doha International Conference on Disability and Development.The MoU aims to strengthen the bonds of cooperation between the two organisations in order to achieve their common objectives.The MoU provides a framework of cooperation between the parties to facilitate work in areas of common concern, including their commitments to development and advancement of the rights of children and their families to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, taking into account national priorities and development plans.Highlighting the importance of the agreement, Amal Abdullatif al Mannai, CEO of QFSW, said: “Qatar Foundation for Social Work and UNICEF have, for many years, worked together to promote positive change on development issues. Today’s agreement further strengthens this partnership and formalises our joint commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals and improving the rights of vulnerable people.” She added, “The occasion of today’s MoU signing is fitting as we come together with local and international partners to address the issues and challenges faced by people with disabilities worldwide. The UNICEF delegation has visited both QFSW’s the Protection and Social Rehabilitation Centre (AMAN) and Dreama, the Orphan Care Centre, and applauded their efforts in the advancement of children’s rights. This agreement reinforces Qatar’s unwavering commitment to the advancement of human and social development in Qatar and around the world.” Guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child, UNICEF works with governments, civil society organisations and other partners worldwide to advance children’s rights to survival, protection, development and participation. QFSW works to support, strengthen and promote the civil society organisations working under its umbrella, developing and activating their role in society, and developing strategies, policies and programmes that contribute to their advancement in order to achieve the goals for which they were established.The civil society organisations working under the umbrella of QFSW represent different branches of social work, including awareness raising and encouraging volunteerism, family cohesion, people with disabilities, reducing domestic violence, women’s empowerment, empowering and building youth capacities, supporting the elderly, and rehabilitation, prevention and protection from social risks. Pages 123456 RELATED ARTICLES Metrolink, Qatar Rail’s feeder bus service, will also see new routes being added soon Dec 11, 2019 0 347 Indian singer to be honoured for his mastery over ‘mappila’ songs Dec 11, 2019 0 287 Qatar renews resolve to use sport to promote dialogue, reconciliation Dec 11, 2019 0 315 MoCI recalls Toyota Avalon 2020 model The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI), in cooperation with Abdullah Abdulghani& Bros Co, the dealer of Toyota in Qatar, has announced the recall of Toyota Avalon model of 2020 due to faulty Electronic Control Unit .. MoPH in constant touch with int’l regulatory bodies on ‘Metformin’ QNA Doha THE Ministry of Public Health has announced that it is in continuous contact with international regulatory bodies to follow up on developments regarding the safety of pharmaceuticals containing metformin .. QICDRC gains Associate Membership of ICCE Tribune News Network Doha In a momentous step for Qatar’s justice system, the Qatar International Court and Dispute Resolution Centre (QICDRC) has achieved Associate Membership of the International Consortium for ..