On October 20, 2021, Sergey Stepashin, Co-chairman of the Association of Lawyers of Russia, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Swiss Academy for International Law, met with Ahmed Bin Nasser Al-Thani, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Qatar to the Russian Federation.
The event was also attended by Alexey Klishin, Member of the Presidium of the ALR, President of the Academy Stanislav Alexandrov, Deputy Chairman of the Board, Member of the Government Commission on Compatriots Abroad, Nikolay Elistratov, Vice-President for Development of the Academy, Cha Mi Vu, Head of Department for International Development. of the Office of the ALR, Abdullah Al Saai, Second Secretary of the Embassy of the State of Qatar to the Russian Federation.
The parties summed up the results of their cooperation for the period 2020-2021, and discussed the current areas of cooperation between Russian and Qatari institutions and the forthcoming visit of the delegation of the ALR and the Academy to Doha.
«The signing of cooperation agreements between the Russian Association of Lawyers, the Swiss Academy for International Law and the International Center for Sport Security based in Qatar, is a great step forward in strengthening cooperation between our organizations. In addition, online negotiations were held with Qatar University, Hamad Bin Khalifa University and other leading Qatari educational institutions», – Sergey Stepashin said.
«Cooperation with Russia is important for Qatar. We stand ready to provide the necessary assistance for the establishment of cooperation between Qatari and Russian institutions providing legal and sport education», – the Ambassador of Qatar noted.