The State of Qatar participates in the Pledging Conference for the International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism for Syria

HE stressed that the State of Qatar, out of its legal, moral and humanitarian responsibilities, has supported various international efforts to counter the impunity of all perpetrators of violations and crimes in Syria. These efforts culminated in UN General Assembly Resolution 248/71 submitted by the Principality of Liechtenstein and the State of Qatar establishing the International Mechanism to assist in the investigation and prosecution of persons responsible for the most serious crimes committed in the Syrian since 2011, he added

The State of Qatar expressed grave concern at the violations, arbitrary detention and enforced disappearance practiced by the Saudi authorities

At the UPR of Saudi Arabia, the State of Qatar's Delegation called on the Saudi Arabia to immediately lift the unilateral coercive measures imposed on the State of Qatar, to ensure that all Qatari citizens have the right to practice religious rites in Hajj and Umrah without any discrimination on the ground of their nationality and to remove all barriers placed in their way, to put an end to arbitrary detention, ensure the safety of detainees, and to reveal their place of detention and inform them of the charges against them, in addition to ensuring their right to access to justice and fair trial and the immediate release of all detainees without legal justification.

The State of Qatar joins the Marrakech Convention for the Visually Impaired

HE Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the State of Qatar in Geneva submitted to the Director General of WIPO Qatar's accession instrument to the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Otherwise Print Disabled.

The State of Qatar's statement at the "Interactive Dialogue on the High Commissioner’s Oral Update on Libya"

The State of Qatar expressed, before the Human Rights Council, its concern at the continuing instability and escalating fighting in Libya between the conflicting parties, which has resulted in numerous violations of international human rights and humanitarian law, the deterioration of humanitarian and economic conditions, the depletion of national wealth and the spread of terrorism.

Qatar Stresses Importance of Achieving Accountability, Justice for Victims in Syria

HE Ambassador Ali Khalfan Al Mansouri, Qatar's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva underlined that failure to take appropriate measures to achieve criminal justice in Syria despite clear evidence of human rights violations, war crimes and crimes against humanity, documented by many UN reports, sent a signal that there was immunity and impunity for those responsible for these violations and crimes, which encouraged further violations and crimes against the Syrian people