Qatar National Vision 2030
Qatar National Vision 2030 establishes a long-term vision of the country's future, which is meant to be used as a support for national strategies and implementation plans. The Vision seeks 1) to modernise and preserve traditions, 2) intergenerational justice, 3) managed growth and expansion, 4) capacity building in the workforce, and 5) economic growth, social development and environmental management. The National Development Strategy 2011-2016 is a short term plan that was developed in accordance with the Vision 2030.
The Vision states that Qatar aims at taking a leading international role in assessing the impact of climate change and how to achieve mitigation, especially regarding the Gulf countries. The Vision further calls to keep exploiting natural gas as a "major source of clean energy for Qatar and the world". Energy efficiency is also promoted. The Vision also seeks a reduction in the associated gaseous emissions of fuel consumption used for water desalination, including through the usage of renewable energy.