Doha Forum ViewPoint Series hosts Unicef Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia

Doha Forum ViewPoint Series hosted Afshan Khan, the Unicef Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia and Special Coordinator for Refugee and Migrant Response in Europe.

In an exclusive interview with Doha Forum ViewPoint Series, Khan reviewed her viewpoint about the changing world, alongside how Unicef has amended its own policies in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, including its mechanism of work with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education in Qatar to help in the field of education from home.

Khan said that the world has seen a massive change and the Unicef was keen on changing its way of operation in the wake of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic."First of all, we have been changing rapidly to employ digital platforms to help children learn, with hundreds of millions of children out of school."

She noted that the pandemic had have a great impact on the children, especially in terms of education, adding that the Unicef has partnerships in Qatar that are working with digital learning platforms, in order to expand the possibilities of developing skills for young people.

ViewPoint Series is an interview platform for the Doha Forum, which provides the opportunity to talk with prominent political and industry figures from around the world.

The series opened its current edition last week with an interview with Chairman and CEO of TotalEnergies Patrick Pouyanne who explained the company's special relation with Qatar. (QNA)



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