Qatar University's Associate Professor Receives Saudi Award For Environment Management


(MENAFN- The Peninsula) The Peninsula

Doha, Qatar: Dr. Abdullah Al Swidi, Associate Professor in the Management and Marketing Department at Qatar University (QU)'s College of Business and Economics, has been honoured with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Award for Environment Management in the Islamic World.

This distinguished award was presented at the Ninth Islamic conference of Environment Ministers in Jeddah. Dr. Al Swidi's remarkable contributions in the category of Environmental Research and Practices have earned him this prestigious recognition.

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Award for Environment Management in the Islamic World is a collaborative initiative between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Environment, Water, and Agriculture and the Islamic World Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (ICESCO). Established in 2004 and awarded every two years, this award aims to foster and stimulate interest in joint environmental endeavors across the Islamic world.

It also seeks to expose global experiences in environmental protection from an Islamic perspective, thereby recognizing and encouraging the efforts of individuals and institutions dedicated to managing natural resources for the benefit of present and future generations.

The award falls into four distinct categories.

First, Best individual or collective research, achievement, or practice in the environment and sustainable development. Secondly, Best-leading practices or activities in the field of environment and sustainable development in Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs). Thirdly, Best women's leading activities in the environmental activities field.

Thus, three awards are allocated to women as follows: A. Women's Award in Research, Achievements, and Successful Practices; B. Women's Award in Public Associations and Non-Governmental Organizations; C. Women's Leadership Award in private or government sector institutions. Lastly, The best environment-friendly Islamic city that fulfills requirements and obligations for achieving environmental, social, and economic sustainability.

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