QU names Sheikh Joaan CSR Person of 2015
December 27 2015 02:23 AM
HE Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad al-Thani

QNA /Doha

Qatar University has selected HE Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad al-Thani, President of the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC), as the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Person of the Year 2015 in recognition of his significant role in supporting CSR and for being a role model inspiring the youth of Qatar.
The annual national CSR report, which is produced under the supervision of Qatar University, observes the achievements of selective inspiring personalities who represent distinguished leadership in the CSR concepts.
Qatar University will host the awarding ceremony of HE Sheikh Joaan while launching the 4th Edition of the annual national CSR report in the first quarter of next year. The awarding ceremony will be attended by high officials, including the CSR person of last year HE Abdullah bin Hamad al-Attiyah, ministers, ambassadors and other recognised members of the society who contributed to the report.
The ceremony will include the official inauguration of the CSR Person of the Year painting by an international artist assigned from Qatar University. Also during the ceremony, His Excellency will be awarded a Crystal Shield appreciating his efforts in CSR.
Dr Hassan Rashid al-Derham, President of Qatar University, said: “HE Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad al-Thani, is a motivating leader of CSR in Qatar. His contribution is significant, especially in supporting the special needs and education programmes. That was evident through his directives to allocate the profits of the International Championships in 2015 for the benefit of (Teach a Child) programme intending to raise the number of children to get education in the world, in addition to the social activities organised by Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) through (Active Qatar) programme. These initiatives distinguish His Excellency as one of the most inspiring persons for the youth generation.”

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