H.E. Dr. Khalid Bin Mohammed AlAttiyah, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the State of Qatar
Location:Arthur Lewis Auditorium, Robertson Hall
Department:WWS Office of Public Affairs and Communications
Audience:Open to the Public
This event is co-sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination, Near Eastern Studies, the Transregional Institute, the Workshop on Arab Political Development and the Muslim Life Program.
H.E. Dr. Khalid Bin Mohammed AlAttiyah, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the State of Qatar, will present a public talk at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall. Backpacks and packages will not be allowed in Dodds.
Dr. AlAttiyah received a bachelor's degree in air science from King Faisal Air Academy in 1987 and a law degree from Beirut Arab University in 1993. He holds a master's degree in public law and a Ph.D. in law both of which he received from Cairo University. Dr. AlAttiyah started his career as a fighter pilot and joined Qatar's air force where he served from 1987 to 1995. He left the air force and established a law firm 1995. From 2003 to 2008 he served as the president of the national committee for human rights, during the same period he also owned a law firm. Dr. AlAttiyah was appointed minister of state for foreign affairs in September 2011.