Category: Events

DIFI awarded the 2018 IFFD Family Awards with Hungary

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The International Board of the International Federation for Family Development, an NGO with general consultative status with the ECOSOC at the United Nations, has awarded its 2018 its Family Awards to the Doha International Family Institute (DIFI) and the National Association of Large Families of Hungary (NOE in Hungarian).

Doha Briefing – Focusing on Families to Support the Implementation of the SDGs

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The Doha International Family Institute (DIFI), a member of Qatar Foundation, in cooperation with the Permanent Mission of the State of Qatar to the United Nations (UN), held its Doha Briefing at the UN Headquarters in New York on Monday, January 29.

Seminar on Qatari Families: Strengths and Challenges

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The Doha International Family Institute (DIFI), a member of Qatar Foundation for education, science and community Development, in collaboration with Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs, held a Seminar entitled The Qatari Family: Strength and Challenges at Qatar National Convention Center on the 16 - 17 Jan 2018.

DIFI Concludes EGM on Integrating a Family Perspective in the SDGs in Arab Countries

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The Doha International Family Institute (DIFI), a member of Qatar Foundation (QF), has concluded its Expert Group Meeting titled ‘Integrating a Family Perspective in the SDGs in the Arab countries: Aspirations and Challenges’.

DIFI participates in the 50th UN Commission on Population and Development

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The Doha International Family Institute (DIFI) participated in the United Nations (UN) 50th Session of the Commission on Population and Development which was held April 3-7, 2017 at the UN Headquarters in New York. DIFI submit a written statement calling for a stronger commitment to strengthen the family institution as a "window of opportunity" to achieve sustainable development goals. As an NGO accredited with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) at the UN, DIFI's work aims to strengthen Arab families through research, policy and outreach.

DIFI conference explores ways to preserve Arab families during conflict

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The Doha International Family Institute's (DIFI) Conference on Family Research and Policy, held on October 17-18, 2016, emphasized a commitment to influencing existing public policies and future research. Leading local and international researchers and policymakers examined the most effective means of preserving the family unit during times of instability and civil unrest, the experience and changing role of NGOs in war zones, post-war family transition and resettlement of refugees in the region.