The Youth Affairs Department, Youth Work Organization and Development Section, at the Ministry of Culture and Sports is preparing to launch a package of youth services to be added to the sports and cultural services currently provided by the Ministry.
Maha Al-Rumaihi, Director of Youth Affairs Department, confirmed and said, “This is the first time in which the special services have been launched for youth sector in the State of Qatar in order to promote and regulate youth work through governance of issuing youth services licenses and establishing a framework to regulate rights, duties and responsibilities of those who have the desire to engage in special activities in youth sector, raise the level of their quality, develop youth infrastructure, train those who provide these services within certain standards that guarantee quality and reliability in addition to saving new fields and opportunities for those who wish to invest and work in this sector”.
She said that the youth services the ministry will launch during the next period are:
- Youth activities permit service.
- Service of granting a certificate to practice youth activities.
- The service of licensing a private youth center.
- The service of licensing institutions to organize youth events.
In order to introduce services, their conditions and steps for providing them, the Youth Affairs Department has prepared a guide for granting licenses and permits to practice activities in youth sector and it is published on the website of the ministry to help those interested in youth services to know details of each youth service that will be provided.
Nasser Al-Jabri, head of the Youth Work Organization and Development Department, confirmed that the guide includes two parts. The first one includes the general controls and requirements for the approval of the Ministry of Culture and Sports to practice activities in youth sector in addition to general controls and requirements for granting licenses and permits to organize youth events and then steps to obtain license to practice activities in youth sector.
As about the second section of the guide, it contains description of the special activities in the youth sector, the special requirements to obtain approval regarding practicing the activity in addition to requirements for granting a certificate to practice youth activities.