Ambassador Mutlaq Al Qahtani has held the post of Special Envoy of the Foreign Minister for Counterterrorism and Mediation of Conflict Resolution since 2016. He previously served as the Director of the Department of International Organizations at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He has also served as the Chief of Cabinet of the Presidency of the 66th Session of the General Assembly from 2011 – 2012, was legal adviser to the Minister of State of Foreign Affairs from 2010 – 2011, and served as the Deputy Chief of Mission of the Permanent Mission of the State of Qatar to the United Nations. Dr. Al Qahtani hold extensive expertise in the field of counterterrorism, antimony laundering and countering terror financing, and has taken a leading role to introducing C/PVE initiatives to the region. Dr. Al Qahtani holds a Ph.D. in Public International Law from the University of Glasgow and an LLM from The American University in Washington, D.C. He has written extensively on international law, international courts and tribunals, the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, and international organizations laws. In 2015, he was awarded the Ambassador of Peace Award by the Universal Peace Federation.
H.E. Dr. Mutlaq Bin Majed Alqahtani
Special Envoy Of The Foreign Minister Of The State Of Qatar For Counterterrorism And Mediation Of Conflict Resolution