Speakers and Bios

H.E. Dr. Mutlaq bin Majed Al Qahtani

Ambassador Dr. Mutlaq ALQAHTANI holds the post of Special Envoy of the Foreign Minister for Counterterrorism and Mediation of Conflict Resolution since. He previously served as the Director of the Department of International Organizations at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He has also served as the Chief of Cabinet of the Presidency of the 66th Session of the General Assembly from 2011 -2012. Before that he was the legal adviser to the Minister of State of Foreign Affairs from 2010 - 2011 and was the Deputy Chief of Mission of the Permanent Mission of the State of Qatar to the United Nations during the Qatar tenure in the Security Council 2006 - 2007. Dr. Al Qahtani holds extensive expertise in the fields of counterterrorism, and mediation of conflicts, preventive diplomacy, dispute settlement in international law. He holds a Ph.. D. in Public International Law. He has written extensively on International law, international courts and tribunals, and international organizations laws, States responsibilities and the law of treaties. in 2015, he was awarded the Ambassador of Peace Award by the Universal Peace Federation.

Mutlaq bin Majed Al Qahtani