The Society tries to social, mental, academic and healthy rehabilitation of the people of special needs in the society in commensurate with the Islamic principles, traditions, customs and peculiarities of the Qatari society, considering the innovation of the services and programs to pace with the urban and humanitarian developments taking place in the society.
We are a Special Needs Centre in Doha which provides specialized teaching in a school setting and individual therapy sessions in the afternoons for children aged 3 to 16 who have special educational needs.
Our aim is to provide a highly specialized approach to meet each child’s individual and specific needs within the social setting of a school.
Omega Center for Special Needs Education is established by a couple whose son was diagnosed with autism at the age of four. Omega Center is an outcome of these parents' determination, with the help of God, to bring about a positive change in the lives of children with special needs and their families by making a complete educational and therapeutic services accessible at affordable fees.
At Omega Center; it is not only the children with special needs that we teach; but also their care givers and parents.
The Shafallah Center was established in 1999 at the behest of Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser so that Qatari society could provide comprehensive services to children with disabilities. The Shafallah Center is the first facility of its kind in world.
The centre offers state-of-the-art technologies, including an on site Genetic Research Centre,cutting-edge therapies and first-class faculty and counselors. The Center is a non-profit, private institution, serving as a model for the provision of special education, therapeutic, and health care support services for children with disabilities from birth to adulthood.
Qatar Red Crescent is a volunteer charitable organization that was established in March, 1978.
It was an international recognition in 1981 by the International Committee of the Red Cross in Geneva, and joined the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent in the same year.
The Zakat Fund is a national charity dedicated to helping the needy through the proper collection, management and distribution of Zakat. As one of the Five Pillars of Islam, Zakat plays an important role in Qatari society. It is a source of blessing for the community that connects the rich with the poor. Zakat also serves as a reminder that all things, including wealth, belong to Allah.
To help the people of Qatar manage their donations, the government established the Zakat Fund in 1994. It now operates as a department under the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs, with collection boxes and offices scattered throughout the country.
The Arab Democracy Foundation aims to contribute to the provision of the necessary conditions for democratic transition in the Arab region through executable programs with measurable results.Through building networks, ADF seeks to consolidate cooperation and coordination among Arab and international civil institutions and associations. For instance, ADF participated in the workshop on building a civil society coalition for a citizenship campaign in the Arab region, in addition to organizing the “Arab-Turkish Forum: Exploring Political and Constitutional Reform in the Middle East and North Africa” and the workshop on Arab-Latin American dialogue.ADF also helped form networks connecting civil society organizations in Darfur.
The values of liberty, justice and equality cannot exist without the right to an education. Ignorance is by far the biggest danger and threat to humankind.
There’s a place in this organization for all people who believe in the values of freedom, justice and mutual respect. Regardless of faith, race or nationality, we are tied together by the fundamental belief that young people everywhere, including those living in Gaza and the West Bank, deserve the freedom to learn.
The Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs of the important in the State of Qatar ministries that apply Islam approach and thinking and dealing with the affairs of
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The Supreme Education Council - Formerly known as the Ministry of Education - for the State of Qatar, is responsible for all publicly-funded pre-school; schools and the administration of higher education. "Education for a New Era" Established by Emiri decree #37 in November 2002, the Supreme Education Council (SEC) directs the nation’s education policy. It plays an integral role in the development and implementation of the education reform effort, including the work of the Institutes described below that are directly responsible for the reform’s success:
(1) The Education Institute - Education Institute oversees and supports the Independent Schools.
(2) The Evaluation Institute - Evaluation Institute develops and conducts testing of students, monitors student learning and evaluates school performance. It also has established QORLA, an office overseeing the Registration and Licensing of all Teachers and School Leaders across all sectors of schooling in Qatar.
(3) The Higher Education Institute - The Higher Education Institute advises individuals about career options and opportunities for higher education in Qatar and abroad, and administers scholarships and grants.
The Ministry of Youth and Sports is in charge of enabling the younger generation, and to enhance their capabilities and recognizing the role they play in nation building. It also oversees improving the State's sports standards to reach levels of excellence. This involves overseeing the bodies in charge of youth and sports affairs in the State; supporting these bodies, monitoring their activities and coordinating among them; licensing and setting conditions for setting up of youth and sports clubs, centers, and associations. In addition to this, the Ministry is responsible for organizing participation of Qatari youth in local, Arab, and international conferences, tournaments, competitions, camps, journeys, and festivals; grooming the talented and outstanding amongst them; and participating in organization of national sports events and activities.
The Ministry of Transport is in charge of organizing land and sea transport; developing and improving transportation services as well as studying relevant projects and overseeing their implementation to help boost economic activity and serve the national development requirements.
The Ministry of Justice (MOJ) provides legal services to lawyers, lawmakers and the general public. Vision The ministry is committed to spreading legal awareness and promoting respect for the law within Qatar. It aims to support justice and enable the State to enjoy peace, security and properity. Goals The ministry’s responsibilities and goals include: Provide high-quality legal services and training to lawyers and lawmakers in government. Publish updated information about the country’s Emiri decrees and legal developments through the Qatar Gazette. Draft and implement policies and legislations to protect intellectual property rights. Investigate and prosecute cases of piracy and trademark rights violation. Provide a wide range of legal and authentication services to citizens and residents.
In recognition of the critical role of ICT in Qatar’s future, Qatar’s leadership introduced the Ministry of Information and Communications Technology (formerly known as the Supreme Council of Information and Communication Technology) within the new cabinet formation announced in June 2013. The Ministry of Information and Communications Technology (ictQATAR) builds a vibrant, advanced, and secure ICT sector that will propel a thriving, diversified economy and benefit all the people of Qatar. As a change agent for human, social, economic, and environmental progress, the Ministry strives to drive innovation well into the future. Specifically, it is charged with a wide-ranging mandate that includes: overseeing and developing the communications sector, e-government programs and postal services; fostering a regulatory environment that is conducive to competition and investment; promoting digital inclusion for all people of Qatar; and developing the next generation of infrastructure and then securing and enhancing the efficiency of that infrastructure. Already, ICT is benefiting those who live and work in Qatar in countless ways. Children and adults learn more creatively. Businesses of all sizes are discovering new efficiencies and new markets. Government is more responsive. And transformation in healthcare is under way. ictQATAR will continue to mobilize efforts to harness the power of ICT, bringing improvements to every aspect of life in Qatar and fostering a technology-friendly environment that will introduce innovative approaches to how we communicate, live and work. In the years ahead, an increasingly vibrant, innovative ICT sector will fuel the objectives of Qatar National Vision 2030 for building a thriving, knowledge-based economy.
Energy revenues have helped laid a solid economic foundation in Qatar. Realizing this, the Ministry of Energy and Industry (MOEI) hopes to secure the country’s prosperity through the establishment of ultra-modern infrastructures capable of servicing and responding to the country’s changing needs and future challenges. Vision MOEI is committed to building a robust industrial sector that can: Help the State of Qatar achieve balanced economic growth. Diversify the country’s revenue sources. Goals The ministry’s responsibilities and goals include: Develop and support industrial ventures that help diversify the economy. Maximize the added value of intermediate materials. Encourage the private sector to increase its participation in industrial development. Increase the manufacturing sector’s contribution to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Encourage and develop both clean and energy-intensive industries. Strengthen the integration of the oil and gas sector with the manufacturing sector; while encouraging similar integrations for other industries. Maximize productivity through the integration of operating industrial projects.
The Ministry of Defence is responsible for defending the homeland. It leads fighting and support units including: Qatar Emiri Land Forces Qatar Emiri Air Forces Qatar Emiri Navy Forces Calibration Center of Qatar Armed Forces The Qatar Constitution directs and guides the defense strategy. Vision Through the use of its fighting capabilities, Qatar Armed Forces’ mission is to defend and protect Qatar’s national supremacy and wealth as well as participate in humanitarian and peacekeeping missions. Goals The ministry’s responsibilities and goals include: Recruit military personnel domestically and externally and re-enlisting personnel who have served their tenure. Purchase materials and services for the Armed Forces. Calibrate measurement and testing devices. Consider applications for exemption from the military service. Issue certificates to civilians.
The Ministry of Administrative Development oversees implementation of the law regulating governmental human resources. It sets general policies on human resources, including job localization policies, and follows up their implementation once approved. The Ministry studies chapter one budgetary estimates and the organizational charts proposed by government entities and makes recommendation for endorsement. It also reviews and improves work processes of government entities and provides them with technical help in modernizing and streamlining procedures and applying corporate quality standards. To this end, it manages government human resource planning program and extends technical help. This helps improve the efficiency of the State's administrative setup; trains Qatari employees and redevelops/repositions those holding positions that do not match their educational qualifications.
The Ministry contributes through its departments, municipalities and centers in the overall progress and comprehensive development undergoing by the State of Qatar under the enlightened wise leadership of His Highness Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani, The Emir and the Crown Prince his Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani and under the directives of the Prime Minister, the Minister of Foreign Affairs His Excellency Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassim Bin Jabr Al Thani.
The Ministry offers many services to the citizens and residents in the field of municipal services which include maintenance of local roads, general public cleaning, pest control, food control in terms of its sale locations, its storage and exchange, monitoring of markets and retail outlets, issuing of building permits and advertisement permits, issuing of commercial licenses. Additionally, these services include management of public parks and promenades, plantation of trees and promoting greenery all over the state of Qatar and provide advice and consultations to the public with about the rehabilitation and maintenance of their gardens.
Under the directives of His Excellency Sheikh Abdul Rahman Bin Khlifa Bin Abdul Aziz Al Thani, the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Urban Planning, the Ministry strives to extend the provision of electronic services to the public to all its services, in its drive to reach its objective of a paperless electronic government in the State of Qatar.
The establishment of the first Municipal Affairs Ministry in Qatar goes back to the year 1972 through a decree of Law No. 24 which set the duties of the Ministry and its Departments. These duties were amended in 1990 after the cancellation of the Ministry of Industry and Agriculture by delegating the duties and functions of this Ministry that were related to agricultural affairs to the Ministry of the Municipal Affairs which became the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Agriculture. More duties were added to this Minsitry when it was merged with the Ministry of Public Works in 1993 by decreeing Law Number (20) for the organizing The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Agriculture and outlining its duties to include the duties of the functions of public works.
In 2004, Law Number (1) was decreed to establish the Public Works Authority and in the same year Law Number (15) was also decreed to establish the Urban Planning and Development Authority. Therefore, the duties of the Ministry were confined to the municipal affairs and agriculture through the provisions of Law Number (23) decreed in 2005.
The Ministry of Finance was created on 5/11/1960 according to the Emiri Decree. On 18/2/1962 Law No (2) of 1962 was issued to regulate the public financial policy in Qatar.
Ministry of Finance works to achieve the following objectives of the financial plan:
Achieve the balance between public expenditure and public revenues.
Reduce the size of the public debt and improve cash flow.
Strengthen the state's financial reserves.
Continuing to invest the country's main resource of oil, gas and petrochemicals, with a focus on increasing domestic economic integration.
Continue to develop infrastructure construction and basic services of education and health to accommodate the expected expansion in service activities and productivity.
Encourage the private sector to industrial investments.
Privatize part of the petrochemical, fertilizers, iron and steel industry.
Improve government performance by implementing E-Government.