â€śCultural diplomacy between theory and practice: Qatari - Turkish cultural ties as a model.â€ťHE Dr. Hamad Bin Abdulaziz Al-Kawari
State Minister (Rank: Deputy Prime-Minister) State of Qatar
Day &Time: April, 25, 10.40
Room: C- Block Amphi
Hamad Bin Abdulaziz Al-Kawari is State Minister with rank of Deputy Prime-Minister. He is a Qatari diplomat, statesman, and intellectual. He has been the Minister for Culture, Arts and Heritage of Qatar from July 2008 to January 2016. He was previously the Ambassador of Qatar for France, the United States, the UNESCO and the UN. He is married and the father of three children. Dr. Al-Kawari was Qatarâ€™s candidate for the post of UNESCO Director General. He led the vote in pole position for 4 rounds and lost the fifth for a single vote, with 28 votes against 30 for the French candidate.