Seminar | Public-Private Partnership: Reality & Challenges in Qatar

The Qatar International Center for Conciliation & Arbitration & Qatar Chamber in cooperation with the College of Law, Qatar University will organize a seminar on:

Public-Private Partnership: Reality & Challenges in Qatar

Place: Qatar Chamber – 2nd Floor (Sheikh Nasser bin Khalid Hall,)
Date: Wednesday 27 November 2019
Time: 10:00 AM

The seminar is presented by the College of Law’s Research Team participating in the joint research project entitled

“Toward Reforming the Economic Legislative Mechanisms for Achieving Legal Security in light of the National Policies of the State of Qatar “

which is funded by the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) – National Priorities Research Program NPRP – 11th  Session –  Qatar Foundation.

The seminar is part of the project activities, including holding discussion sessions with partners and beneficiaries of its results such as chambers of commerce, businessmen and the private sector.

It addresses the “Public-Private Partnership: Reality and Challenges in the State of Qatar” and efforts made to adopt a special law on this subject, benefiting from comparative experiences and national needs.

The seminar represents an implementation of the main pillar of the national research priorities, which aims to develop the urgent paths to diversify the economy in the areas specified by the National Development Strategy of Qatar. It constitutes an attempt to address the major challenges of understanding the nature of risks and opportunities associated with the transformation of markets.

Many QC Board of Directors will be present at the event alongside with representatives of the business sector.

Conclusions and results of the seminar will be utilized in the project.


10:00 -10:30 Registration
10:30 -10:40 Opening
10:40 -10:50 Keynote speech of Research Project Manager: Prof. Dr. Mohammed Yahya Matar, Professor of Applied Legal Studies and Head of the Legal Skills Department, College of Law, Qatar University
Presentation on: “A general presentation of the project with a focus on public-private partnership”
10:50 -11:00 Keynote speech of Chancellor, President and Regional Project of the Research: Dr. Sheikh Thani Bin Ali Al Thani
Presentation on: “Towards a Public-Private Partnership Bill: National Efforts”
11:00 -11:10 Keynote Speech of Dr. Abdullah Abdulkarim Abdullah, Professor of Civil Law, College of Law, Qatar University
Presentation on: “The importance of public-private partnership: the approach of international models”
11:10-11:20 Keynote Speech of Dr. Fawzi Belknani, Professor of Law, College of Law, Qatar University
Presentation on: “Public-Private Partnership: The Contractual Framework”
11:20 -11:30 Keynote Speech of Dr. Faten Hawa, Associate Professor of Commercial Law, College of Law, Qatar University
Presentation on: “Public-Private Partnership: Understanding national needs by identifying the views of partners”
11:30 -12:00 Discussions
Distribution of National Needs Questionnaire


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