The international guests of honor this year will include some current Heads of State and Government. The Forum will also feature other distinguished opinion leaders, eminent political thinkers, decision – makers and members of parliament, renowned businessmen, academics, media figures and international organizations. These participants will contribute to a free, learned and stimulating debate on each of the many topics on the Forum's agenda, with a focus on the Arab Spring, the global financial and economic crisis, International Cooperation, Global Economy, Development, Human Rights and Digital Media.
The 13th Doha Forum will be held at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in the State of Qatar from 20-22 May, 2013. It will be attended by more than 600 participants representing over 80 countries and organizations.
Qatar Living News
12 May 2014
Doha Forum will celebrate its 14th edition this year in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar, who will preside over the Opening Ceremony today.
It will then kick off with a welcoming speech delivered by His Excellency Dr. Khalid Bin Mohammed Al Attiyah, Minister of Foreign Affairs.
True to its original full title, the Forum will offer a sweeping overview of issues regarding democracy, development and free trade in the Middle-East, the Arab countries and the world.
More broadly, this international meeting will discuss critical political, economic, social, financial, strategic and human matters of pressing concern for a region witnessing some of the most substantial changes in its long history.
The 14th Doha Forum will be held at the Ritz Carlton Hotel from 12-14 May, 2014. It will be attended by more than 600 participants representing over 80 countries and organizations.