Hamad Al Kawari with Anne Lene Hompland and Kristian Berg Harpviken. Photo: Richard Griffiths

​His Excellency Dr. Hamad Al Kawari visited PRIO yesterday to address the importance of education in combating extremism. 

​Dr. Kawari is an Adviser to the royal palace of Qatar, former Minister of arts and culture in Qatar, and a candidate to the post of Director General of UNESCO. He has previously served as Ambassador of Qatar to France, the United States, UNESCO and the United Nations.