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  • Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD)
    Projects, operations, resources, and technical assistance from the AFESD. Members of the AFESD are the 21 Arab countries that are members of the League of Arab states (including Qatar).
  • Diplomacy Monitor (St. Thomas University School of Law)
    Indexes current government news releases and other documents on diplomatic issues. Browse for documents by topic or documents issued by or affecting a particular nation.
  • Embassy of the State of Qatar in Washington, DC
    Diplomatic representation of Qatar in the United States.
  • Embassy of the United States in Doha, Qatar
    Diplomatic representation of the U.S. in Qatar.
  • EU & the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)
    Overview, country strategy, EU support, and documents on the European Union's relations with the Gulf Cooperation Council (includes Qatar).
  • G-77 at the United Nations
    The Group of 77 is an intergovernmental organization of developing states in the UN. It provides the means for the countries of the South to articulate and promote their collective economic interests and enhance their joint negotiating capacity on all major international economic issues within the United Nations system, and promote South-South cooperation for development. There are now 130 member states (including Qatar), although the name G-77 was retained because of its historical significance.
  • Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)
    Promotes coordination and international cooperation between Member States (United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar, and Kuwait) to strengthen member states' economy, finance, trade, customs, tourism, legislation, administration, as well as scientific and technical progress in industry, mining, agriculture, water and animal resources, establishing scientific research centres, setting up joint ventures, and encouraging cooperation of the private sector.
  • Islamic Development Bank
    "The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) is a Multilateral Development Bank (MDB), established to foster the economic development and social progress of its member countries and Muslim communities in non-member countries in accordance with the principles of Shari'ah (Islamic Law). There are 56 member countries (including Qatar).
  • League of Arab States (In Arabic, English site under construction)
    Established in 1945, the Arab League has 22 members (including Qatar). The Arab League promotes the political, economic, cultural, and social interests of member states.
  • OPEC - Qatar
    The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is a permanent, intergovernmental Organization made up of 12 developing nations whose economies rely on oil exports.
  • Qatar Development Bank
    Finances industry, agriculture, health, education, tourism, animal resources and fisheries sectors.
  • Permanent Mission of the State of Qatar to the United Nations
    Website of member state missions and their representatives to the United Nations.
  • ReliefWeb - Qatar
    ReliefWeb, administered by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), provides news, documents, maps, and background information on emergency assistance by country.
  • SESRTCIC - Qatar
    Socioeconomic statistics and information for member countries from the Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRTCIC), a subsidiary organ of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC).
  • UNHCR
    News, operations, statistics, background, analysis and policy, and maps from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Select Qatar from the "Browse by country" drop-down menu on the right.
  • United Nations Division for Sustainable Development - Qatar
    Economic, social and environmental policies and plans for sustainable development from the UN Department Economic and Social Affairs.
  • U.S. Department of State - Qatar
    U.S.-Qatar relations, humanitarian assistance, reconstruction, and country background notes.
  • World Bank - Qatar
    World Bank data, projects, and research in Qatar.
  • World Trade Organization - Qatar
    Provides key information on trade statistics, WTO commitments, disputes, trade policy reviews, and notifications for member countries.

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  • International Court of Justice (ICJ)
    ICJ is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations. ICJ "has a twofold role: to settle, in accordance with international law, legal disputes submitted to it by States (Contentious cases ) and to give advisory opinions (Advisory proceedings) on legal questions referred to it by duly authorized United Nations organs and specialized agencies."
  • Qatar: Security Assistance
    Country-by-country listing provides information on Political-Military-administered security assistance funds from the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs.
  • United States Central Command - Arabian Gulf States
    U.S. Central Command conducts operations to attack, disrupt and defeat terrorism, deter and defeat adversaries, deny access to WMD, assure regional access, strengthen regional stability, build the self-reliance of partner nations’ security forces, and protect the vital interests of the United States within the area of responsibility. Arabian Gulf states include Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Oman.
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