Realising Qatar National Vision 2030: The Right to Development

National Human Development Report, Qatar. July 2015


Realising Qatar National Vision 2030: The Right to Development, takes stock of progress on human development in Qatar from the perspective of the 1986 Right to Development (RtD) Declaration. It identifies national challenges and focuses on opportunities for the fuller realisation of the RtD of the Qatari and non-Qatari populations; women’s empowerment and gender equality; the rights of children, youth and older persons; the rights of people living with disabilities; participation and international cooperation. The Report aims to provoke public policy debate and raise awareness that human development and human rights are intertwined and that there can be no real development without the full enjoyment of all human rights. This Report contains a limited number of key policy recommendations for Qatar’s second National Development Strategy 2017-2022, to progress the Right to Development.