The 16th Doha Forum has wrapped up with speakers from around the world touching on issues ranging from global and regional security to conflict resolution and climate change. The conference, organised by Qatar’s foreign ministry, was attended by heads of state from South Africa, Afghanistan, Yemen, Mauritius, and Niger, along with Ban Ki-moon, the UN secretary-general.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, Qatar’s foreign minister, delivered the country’s statement as Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of Qatar, sat in attendance. He stressed the need to support human rights and bolster security for the people of the Middle East region – and around the world. READ MORE