Students from the College of Islamic Studies (CIS) at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) recently visited the library of H.E. the Minister of State Dr Hamad bin Abdulaziz al-Kuwari. The visiting delegation comprised of faculty and students from the Master of Arts in Islam and Global Affairs (IGA) program. During the visit, Dr. Al-Kuwari discussed aspects of his ministerial and diplomatic roles, and his nomination to serve as Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). His Excellency also highlighted the cultural diplomacy role played by Qatar since the 1990s, in fostering dialogue and mediation and receiving experts in diplomacy, culture, art, heritage and media. The meeting concluded with a dialogue session, during which students exchanged their views on international citizenship. The delegation extended their gratitude to His Excellency for his insights and hospitality in opening his library to them. His Excellency concluded by signing a copy of his book, ‘The Global Majlis’.