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QU sign MoU with the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change | Qatar University

QU sign MoU with the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change

2022-07-07 00:00:00.0
MoU between QU and MOECC

Qatar University (QU) and the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) sign a MoU yesterday, regarding cooperation in the field of studying the evaluation and impact (social and environmental) of camping activities during the camping season, which includes the implementation of joint programs.

Prof. Mariam Ali Al-Maadeed, QU’s Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies as well as Dr. Ibrahim Abdullatif Al-Maslamani, MOECC Asst. Undersecretary for Protection and Natural Reserves Affairs were on hand to sign the agreement, in the presence of officials from both institutions.

On the occasion Prof. Mariam Al-Maadeed said, “Qatar University has a long history and extensive experience in research on the environment, energy, social sciences and humanities in general. Qatar University’s Social and Economic Survey Research Institute (SESRI) is one of the strong pillars of the university and the country and concern for the environment is one of Qatar University's main priorities. This cooperation between us and the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change supports Qatar's National Vision 2030 and also supports the Sustainable Development Goals in general.”

Dr. Ibrahim Abdullatif Al-Maslamani also commented saying, “Today we signed a memorandum of understanding between the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change and Qatar University on the subject of studying the impact of camping socially and environmentally in the country. Qatar University is a great house of expertise, especially the Social and Economic Survey Research Institute (SESRI), therefore we are happy to cooperate with the University on an ongoing basis.”

As part of the agreement, both parties agree to exchange experiences and information to enhance research and scientific cooperation and collaborate on organizing seminars, workshops, lectures, and training courses targeting Qatar’s community. The two parties also aim to contribute to the dissemination of the culture of volunteerism.