Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labor and Social Affairs will organize a conference on Labor Law reforms in Qatar – the challenges and business opportunities. The conference will be held from October 17 to 18 at the Sheraton Doha Hotel in cooperation with the International Labor Organization and the Institute for Human Rights and Business.
Two working days will be held including recent amendments to the Qatar Labor Law, Qatari private sector initiatives in partnership with other actors to develop the business environment, review of international experiences to benefit from them, international expectations and corporate responsibility for respect for human rights in the context of employment. In addition to the topic of how to manage risks and future ambitions to develop the working environment.
|09:30 – 10:30||Coffee & Registration|
|10:30 – 11:00||Welcoming Remarks
|11:00 – 11:30||Panel 1: Recent Labour Law Reforms in Qatar
|11:30 – 12:00||Coffee & Prayer|
|12:00 – 13:00||Panel 2: Promising initiatives and practices in Qatar
Moderated by: Abdulaziz Al-Kuwari, Director of Legal, Qatar Chamber
|13:00 – 14:00||Panel 3: Learnings from Other Contexts
Moderated by: Henrik Moller, Senior Employers’ Specialist, ILO
|14:00||Lunch – Hosted by the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs|
|09:00 – 09:30||Coffee|
|09:30 – 10:30||
Panel 1: International Expectations and the Corporate Responsibility to Respect Human Rights in the context of Fair Recruitment and Ensuring Labour Mobility
Moderated by: William Rook, Regional Manager, IHRB
|10:30 – 11:30
||Panel 2: Industry Initiatives and beyond: How can Qatari companies be involved?
Moderated by: Stuart Bell, Ergon Associates
|11:30 – 12:00
||Coffee & Prayer|
||Panel 3: Managing Risk
Moderated by: Alix Nasri, Technical Specialist, ILO project Office for the State of Qatar
|13:00 – 13:30
||The Way Forward
||Lunch – Hosted by Qatar Chamber.|
Registration is now closed as we have reached our full capacity for the event.