Initiatives

18 November 2007
3rd Summit of OPEC, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmed Al Jaber Al Sabah declared in his sublime articulate at the 3rd Summit of OPEC convened at the Saudi capital Al Riyadh during the period 17 to 18 November 2007 that Kuwait’s will donate $150 million to support a programme that finances scientific researches related to energy, environment and climate change.

1 May 2008
4th Islamic Economic Forum, State of Kuwait

Due to the rise in food and energy prices in the world, Kuwait established Decent Life Fund and contributes with $100 million in the Fund’s capital to meet the negative effects of the world food crisis on t he the least developed countries through providing and developing agricultural production in these countries. This initiative was launched during the 4th Islamic Economic Forum which was convened in the State of Kuwait during the period 29 April to 1st May 2008.

19 January 2009
1st Conference of the Arab Summit for Economic and Social   Development

Initiative of supporting small and medium enterprises

His Highness the Amir launched during the conference of the Arab Summit for Economic and social development which was convened in Kuwait during the period from 19 to 20 January 2009 an initiative for supporting and encouraging small and medium enterprises based on exploiting available local resources of goods and services with an estimated capital of $ 2 billion. HH commanded providing $ 500 million o activate the launch of this development initiative.

UN Relief Agency for Palestine Refugees UNRWA

HH donated $ 34 million to cover the need of UNRWA.

HH Efforts in Unifying the Arabs

The distinguished role and tireless efforts played by HH in cooperation with leaders of the Arab countries which lead to HH success in realizing historical Arab reconciliation, bridging the gap, overcoming the differences and enhancing positive atmosphere reflects his high position and great appreciation in the hearts of his brothers, Their Majesties and Highnesses and it manifests their national responsibility in facing the Arab Nations’ challenges and tackling its issues.

1 - 2 December 2010
East Sudan Reconstruction Initiative, State of Kuwait

During the donors conferences which was convened in Kuwait during the period 1 -2 December 2010 under the patronage of HH the Amir, a Contribution of $ 500 million to East Sudan was announced by Kuwait for infrastructure projects and services. The money will be provided through Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development.

3 March 2011
HH the Amir's role in reconciliation between UAE and Sultanate of Oman

HH the Amir initiated a fraternal visit to UAE where he met HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nhayan, President of the United Arab Emirates, their highnesses and HH Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoom, Vice-President, Prime Minister and Absolute Monarch of Dubai. Then HH highness paid a visit to the Sultanate of Oman where he met His Majesty Qaboos, Sultan of Oman.

These fraternal visits were concluded with a visit by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoom, Vice President of UAE, Prime Minister and the Absolute Monarch of Dubai and Lt. General sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nehayaan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces to Sultan Qaboos bin Saeed of Oman in Muscat and with the presence of HH Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmed Al Jaber Al Sabah. The meeting was prevailed by fraternal and friendship atmosphere, joint concern of the interest of the two countries and removing all obstacles. Gulf issues were also examined during the meeting within the framework of the GCC joint efforts to enhance cooperation among them and the blessed march of the GCC.

HH good offices were successful which reflected the good position that HH enjoy among the GCC leaders and it embodied HH spirit of responsibility, wisdom and far-sightedness.

20 May 2011
Tour of Hope Project

HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmed Al Jaber Al Sabah donated KD 1 Million to the Tour of Hope Project under HH name and Al Sabah Family. This tour will set off from Kuwait on a boat designed by the special team which consists of parents of the intellectual disabilities people towards New York where the headquarters of the United Nations then to the American Capital, Washington where the headquarters of the International Olympics in charge of people with intellectual disabilities. It will highlight the humanitarian and civilized role of Kuwait before the world and project the bright experience of Kuwait in the field of special-need care under the directions and blessings of HH the Amir.

14-16 July 2012
Summit of the African Union - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

His Highness the Amir of the State of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah announced the donation of the State of Kuwait with cost of equipping the new headquarters of the General Commission of the African Union with all requirements in the capital Addis Ababa. As a contribution from the State of Kuwait in the processing of this edifice to be ready for operation.

15-17 October 2012
Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) Summit, State of Kuwait

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah announced on Tuesday 16th October 2012, an initiative of USD two billion for financing development projects in non-Arab Asian countries.

"In this context, I am pleased to announce the contribution of the State of Kuwait to that program in the amount of 300 million dollars. It is my hope that we can provide the proposed amount, through contributions from Member States of the ACD Forum" HH said in the opening speech of the first Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) Summit.

30th January 2013,
The First International Conference of Donors in Support of the Humanitarian Situation in Syria

During the meetings of the 33rd secession of the leaders of the GCC for Kuwait hosting of the First International Humanitarian Pledging Conference for Syria, held in the end of January, the initiative of His Highness the Amir of Kuwait received a great deal of national and international welcome, due to its great importance while the Syrian people suffer very complicated living circumstances. In view of these tragic conditions, HH the Amir announced in the conference held in Kuwait January,30, 2013, the contribution of the State of Kuwait in the amount of 300 Million U.S dollars, to support the humanitarian situation of the Syrian people.

19-20 November 2013
3rd Arab-African Summit, State of Kuwait

His Highness the Amir of the State of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has directed officials of the Kuwait Fund for Economic Development to offer soft loans to African countries in the amount of one billion dollars during the next five years.

His Highness the Amir also announced that the State of Kuwait intends to earmark an annual financial award of one million dollars, in the name of the late Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Sumait, focusing on development research in Africa. The award will be supervised by the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences.

15th January 2014
The 2nd International Humanitarian Pledging Conference for Syria, State of Kuwait

The State of Kuwait in fulfillment of its responsibilities toward alleviating the suffering of the Syrian people decided to pledge the amount of 500 million US dollars from both the governmental and national sector.

09 September 2014
United Nations Head Quarters, New York

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah announced doubling Kuwait’s fixed annual voluntary contribution to the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to 1 million US dollars, in a ceremony hosted on behalf of United Nations, by H.E. the Secretary General, to honor His Highness for his role and support of international humanitarian work.

31 March 2015
The 3rd International Humanitarian Pledging Conference for Syria, State of Kuwait

The State of Kuwait in fulfillment of its responsibilities toward alleviating the suffering of the Syrian people decided to pledge the amount of 500 million US dollars from both the governmental and national sector.

4 February 2016
The Fourth Conference for Donors to Support Syria and the region
United Kingdom

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah announced the contribution of the State of Kuwait on the private and official levels of three hundred million dollars over three years to support Syria.

13 March 2016
The opening of Egypt Economic Development Conference (Egypt’s future)

His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah the Amir of Kuwait announced that the investment services in the State of Kuwait directed $ 4 billion of its investments in different sectors of the Egyptian economy and through various investment tools, due to His Highness’s keenness to strengthen the historic march of the Kuwaiti investments.

14 April 2016
The opening of the 3rd Session of The Islamic Summit Conference, Istanbul
Kuwait’s hosting of the Yemeni’s peace consultations

The initiative of H.H. Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah the Amir of Kuwait to host the Yemeni’s peace consultations under the auspices of the U.N., and His Highness unremitting efforts to support the Yemeni’s peace consultations, and his direct mediate to ensure its progress.



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