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UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

10/27/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/27/2021 06:47

UNESCO Learning City Award 2021 go to 10 cities, among them Al Wakra (Qatar) and Jubail Industrial City (Saudi Arabia)

Qatar: Al Wakra

Al Wakra has evolved into one of the largest cities in Qatar with over 80,000 inhabitants. It has made lifelong learning a priority as part of its sustainability plan. The municipality places a particular emphasis on vulnerable groups, including women and older people. A variety of programmes aims to ensure that women hold leading positions in the city administration and society at large.

Multimedia story about Al Wakra