QC gets full-membership of Start Network in UK

 06 Feb 2018 - 9:04

QC gets full-membership  of Start Network in UK

The Peninsula

DOHA: ‘Start Network’, the largest international humanitarian alliance, organised a celebratory meeting yesterday in London to present the full-membership certificate to Qatar Charity due to its admission to the network as the first humanitarian organisation in the Middle East and North Africa.

Qatar Charity’s Delegation headed by its CEO, Yousuf Bin Ahmed Al Kuwari, along with the Executive Director of the Executive Management of International Cooperation, Mohamed Al Ghamdi and Director of Follow-up, Khalid Aounallah, in addition to Fahad Al Nuaimi from the Regulatory Authority for Charitable Activities, attended the ceremony. 

From Start Network, the ceremony was attended by its Vice-Chairman Matthew Carter, Chief Executive Officer Sean Lowrie, and a number of its managers and officers.

QC joined Start Network in Feb 2016 as a participating member and in October 2017, it was granted full membership to be the first non-governmental organisation in the Middle East and North Africa, enjoying such membership, which is a recognition from the international humanitarian system for the vital roles played by Qatar Charity, as well as for its capabilities and experiences that it has at the regional and international levels.  

‘Start Network’ based in UK, includes 42 national and international aid agencies and humanitarian organisations from five continents and provides quick and effective humanitarian assistance to those affected in the areas of humanitarian crisis. The members of ‘Start Network’ account for more than 60% of the actors involved in the humanitarian work in the world.

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