Thursday September 6 @6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
International Student House of Washington, DC
is pleased to invite you to a special
off-the-record briefing with
Sheikh Meshal bin Hamad Al Thani
Ambassador of the State of Qatar
Thursday, September 6
UPDATE: to begin 6:00pm (originally 7:00pm)
1825 R Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009
His Excellency Sheikh Meshal bin Hamad Al-Thani, Ambassador of the State of Qatar, assumed his post in Washington D.C. in December 2016. Prior to serving as the lead Qatari diplomat in the U.S., Ambassador Al-Thani was the Qatari Ambassador to France from November 2013 to October 2016. For three years, he dedicated his expertise and efforts to strengthening the Qatari-French bilateral relations and the EU-Qatari relations at large.
Previously, Ambassador Al-Thani served as the Permanent Representative of the State of Qatar to the United Nations from July 2011 to October 2013. During his time at the UN, the Ambassador spared no effort in intertwining Qatar’s 2030 National Vision with the goals of the various UN agencies. Before joining the UN Mission in NY, he served as Ambassador of Qatar to Brussels from October 2007 to July 2011. During his time as Ambassador to Brussels, he chaired the Qatari Mission to the EU. He previously acted as the Qatari Liaison with NATO, as member of the Qatari diplomatic mission in the Belgian capital from November 2004 to July 2007. He also served as a member of the Qatari diplomatic mission in Washington D.C. from October 2000 to October 2004. Previously, he joined the Qatari Mission to the UN in New York.
Ambassador Al-Thani began his diplomatic career at the Department of European and American Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from May 1997 to August 1998. He has been a career member of the Senior Foreign Service since March 2009.
Ambassador Al-Thani received his Master’s degree in International Relations from American University.
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ISH Great Hall
1825 R St NW
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