12th Meeting of Committee of Media, Awareness Officials At GCC Red Crescent National Societies/Associations Kicks-Off
The 12th meeting of the Committee of Media and Awareness Officials at Red Crescent National Societies/Associations in the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) kicked off today. The meeting discussed several important topics, including the Gulf Red Crescent Day 2024, specialized workshops on media in emergencies, the GCC Red Crescent annual media report and plan, the pursuit of the MoU between the GCC Secretariat-General and the Arab Red Crescent and Red Cross Organization (ARCO), key training programs and topics of common interest, and selection of the date and location for the next meeting.
Qatar Voluntary Center Continues To Promote Volunteering Culture In The Country On International Volunteer Day
Qatar joins the world in celebration of International Volunteer Day, which is celebrated annually on Dec. 05. Held under this year's slogan, 'The collective action: If everyone did', the day highlights the significance of assessing the culture of volunteering, making it a lever for development, strengthening the spirit of responsibility in society and showing gratitude to volunteers for their efforts.
The Qatar Balloon Festival, one of Doha's most eagerly awaited and beloved annual events, is returning for its fourth edition with a bang! The festival will be held in the beautiful Katara from December 7-18, 2023, and promises to be jam-packed with many exciting entertainment and activities that will cater to visitors of all ages. This is a fantastic opportunity to explore the stunning landscapes of Qatar from above.
Qatar and the rest of the world are celebrating International Day of Persons with Disabilities, highlighting the country’s many efforts within the field. Qatar has made great strides towards creating a more inclusive and empowering environment for persons with disabilities.
Qatar National Library (QNL) has planned a series of events and activities in December to showcase knowledge, history, and arts. These activities aim to take visitors on a journey of discovery, exploring the Qatari heritage and its rich history, for the whole family to enjoy.
Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has recently launched a laudable initiative, encouraging the people of Qatar to express their support for the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. The industry invites the public to pen messages of hope and solidarity for the Palestinian people, who have been facing immense challenges and enduring difficult conditions amidst ongoing Israeli aggression.