QSN Launching

Qatar Sustainability Network (QSN) was successfully launched yesterday (24 October 2012) at the Abalone Room of St. Regis Hotel and SustainableQatar is proud to be one of the founding members and to be a part of its interim board.

QSN is the first attempt to put together all organizations in various sectors with the united goal of collaboration through effective science-based outreach and public participation.

As a contribution to the Qatar’s National Vision 2030 and the Qatar National Research Strategy, the QSN will promote collaborations among the researchers and the academic community as well as NGOs to become a leader in research contributing to sustainable development .

The network aims to inspire, inform, empower and educate stakeholders to improve the quality of life for future generations in Qatar. It also aims to become an active platform for the advancement of science-based sustainability agenda in Qatar and beyond.

During COP18, which will be held in November, the QSN will be the focal point for Arab non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and will actively lobby and give advice on the global climate change debate.

QSN encourages all organizations in both public and private sectors to join this budding network organization. For more details, email info@qsnetwork.org.

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