Category: Events

Role of NGOs in preserving families during conflict

Events
The first plenary session on the final day of the Doha International Family Institute's (DIFI) Conference on Family Research and Policy focused on the role of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in addressing the impact of wars and conflicts on Arab families.

DIF partners with Al Jazeera Media Network

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The Doha International Family Institute (DIFI) has announced that Al Jazeera Media Network (AJMN) will be its official media partner for the Second Annual Conference on Family Research and Policy, which will address the theme of ‘The Impact of Wars and Conflicts on Arab Families’.

DIFI researchers present during Arab Conference for SDGs 2030

Events
The Doha International Family Institute (DIFI) discusses the role of civils society in the Sustainable Development Agenda 2030 at the Arab Conference for SDGs 2030 on 20-21 April 2016. 

Presentation during ARC 2016

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The Doha International Family Institute (DIFI), in collaboration with the University of Calgary-Qatar, presented a report on "Exploring the Lived-Experiences of Caregivers Caring for Elderly Persons in Qatar" during Qatar Foundation's Annual Research Conference (ARC) on 22 March 2016.

Arab Family in light of contemporary changes conference

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DIFI participated in a high-level Arab conference on "Arab family in light of contemporary changes" in Sharm Al-Sheikh, on 28th and 29th February 2016.

DIFI panel discussion at UN 54th session on social development

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On February 9th, 2016,  DIFI organized a panel discussion on “Work-Family Balance, Social Development, and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: Implementation of Culturally Specific Policies” during the 54th Session of the Commission for Social Development (CsocD54). The priority theme of this year’s 54th session of the Commission for Social Development was “Rethinking and Strengthening Social Development in the Contemporary World”. This theme strongly advocates a rethinking of some of the social policies, especially the ones that haven’t been successfully implemented, according to specific country contexts, obliging the international community to think innovatively and devise new policies.