Al Faisal without Borders Foundation and Faisal Center for Community Responsibility organise the second International Scientific Conference on Social Responsibility under the theme ‘Security a Social Responsibility’. Under the patronage of HE Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalfa Al Thani, the conference was inaugurated on Sunday 16 April at Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC). 

The opening event was attended by Minister of Administrative Development and Labor and Social Affairs HE Dr Issa bin Saad Al Jafali Al Nuaimi, Sheikh Faisal bin Qasim Al Thani, Founder and Chairman of Al Faisal without Borders Foundation, Staff Major General Saad bin Jassim Al Khulaifi, Director General of Public Security and GCC Assistant Secretary General for Security Brigadier General Affairs Hazza’ Mubarak Al-Hajri.

The three-day conference aims at raising community awareness of the importance of the security sense as a collective responsibility between individuals and the state and intellectual rooting in order to prevent the impediments of security as well as presenting programs, activities and community initiatives leading to the enhancement of security along with the integration of public and private institutions in the responsibility of security.

More than 45 researchers from 18 Arab, Gulf and European countries participate in the conference to discuss all aspects of the concept of community security. An exhibition was also showcased in the conference with the participation of 45 institutions from different countries including the Ministry of the Interior (MoI Qatar), the platinum sponsor of the conference.

Sheikh Faisal bin Qasim Al Thani said that since the inception of National Vision 2030, the State of Qatar has been striving to serve it as a clear road map for Qatar’s future, capable of achieving sustainable development.

He added that this vision has become an integral part of the vision of Al-Faisal Foundation for charitable works, through a series of leading programmes in the field of social responsibility. The second scientific conference comes to emphasise our commitment to serve and develop the society and contribute to the development of a structured framework in line with the goals of Al-Faisal Center for Community Responsibility and Qatar National Vision.

Brigadier General Affairs Hazza’ Mubarak Al-Hajri said that the conference highlights its importance from its theme of community responsibility, which is a shared responsibility between security men and members of the community. The concept of the community police is one of the basic pillars which included in the strategy of the Ministry of the Interior.

For more information, visit MoI Qatar website