External Engagement

Events and Activities

The Small States Research program regularly hosts a variety of ministers, diplomats, business and nonprofit leaders, and small states experts from Qatar, the region, and the world.


Small States Dialogue Guests

Since 2019 we have hosted the following senior officials (in order of appearance)

H.E. Lolwah Rashid Al-KhaterAssistant Foreign Minister
H.E. Dr. Ibrahim IbrahimVice Chairman of Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Attiyah International Foundation for Energy and Sustainable Development and Former Economic Advisor to the Amiri Diwan and Former Secretary General of Development Planning
H.E. Brigadier General Nawaf bin Mubarak Al-Thani
Former Senior Defense Official and Defense Attaché of the State of Qatar to the United States of America, Mexico and Canada and Former Official Spokesperson for the Ministry of Defense for the State of Qatar
H.E. Dr. Khalid bin Mohammed Al-AttiyahDeputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defense Affairs
H.E. Ambassador Sheikha Alya Ahmed bin Saif Al-Thani Permanent Representative of the State of Qatar to the United Nations
H.E. Yousuf bin Mohamed Al-Jaida Chief Executive Officer, Qatar Financial Center
H.E. Sheikh Abdullah bin Saoud Al-ThaniThe Governor — Chairman of the Board of Directors, Qatar Central Bank
H.E. Abdullah bin Hamad Al-AttiyahChairman of Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Attiyah International Foundation for Energy and Sustainable Development, Former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Energy & Industry
H.E. Fahad Bin Mohammed Al-AttiyahAmbassador Ext. and Plen., The Embassy of The State of Qatar in London
H.E. Dr. Mutlaq Bin Majed Al Qahtani Special Envoy of the Minister of Foreign Affairs for Counterterrorism and Mediation in Conflict Resolution
H.E. Mr. Saad Bin Mohammed Al-RumaihiFormer Secretary for Follow-Up Affairs for the Father Emir, Chairman of Qatar Press Center
Lieutenant-Colonel Mohammed Bin Seif Al NuaimiGeneral Command
H.E. Major General Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Dosari Chief of the Intelligence and Security Authority
H.E. Dr. Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Muraikhi Special Advisor to the UN Secretary-General, Chair of the Global Humanitarian Action Executive Alliance
H.E. Ms. Sumaya Baqavi Deputy Chief of Mission & Counsellor (Political), Embassy of Singapore in Qatar
H.E. Mr. Mansoor bin Ebrahim Al-MahmoudChief Executive Officer, Qatar Investment Authority


H.E. Dr. Khalid bin Mohamed Al Attiyah

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defense Affairs Marks 1,000th Day of Blockade at Georgetown

Teaching Engagement

Participants in the small states dialogue engage with students through courses taught by Rory Miller and Fahad Al-Marri at GU-Q.

Contact Us

We are interested in engaging with other researchers, businesses, non-profits, and government entities around the interests of Small States. If you would like to learn more about our work, propose a research area, participate in a project, or plan an event with our experts, please contact us.