Qatar National Sport Day Webinar

As one of only three countries in the world to assign a national holiday for sports, Qatar National Sport day places great value on promoting a healthy lifestyle among its population. This passion for sports is imbedded into Qatar’s National Vision 2030 agenda; the objective being ‘to become a global leader in sports and bring the world together through sustainable sports development.’ 

Photo by Jadi - Qatar National Sports Day 2014

In 2020 Qatar, along with, the Principality of Monaco presented and succeeded in its bid for a United Nations resolution on, "Sport: a global accelerator of peace and sustainable development," in their capacity as co-Chairs of the Group of Friends of Sport for Sustainable Development. The resolution further highlights the importance of sports in enhancing development, peace, respect and tolerance, and achieving an active and healthy community.