Category: Policy

Meeting to Address Needs and Protection of the Arab Family

Policy
The Doha International Family Institute (DIFI), in collaboration with the Women, Family and Children's Department at the Arab League’s General Secretariat held a consultative meeting...

DIFI concludes Second Annual Family Policy Forum

Policy
Ten years after the implementation of Family Law Number 22 -issued in 2006- the Doha International Family Institute (DIFI), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), held its Second Annual Family Policy Forum titled ‘Ten Years Since the Issuance of Family Law in Qatar: Experiences and Aspirations’. The Forum was held from March 1 – 2, 2017 in partnership with the Legal and Judicial Studies Center of the Ministry of Justice; the Faculty of Law at Qatar University; the Qatar Lawyers Association; and Qatar Social.

‘Empowering Families Call to Action’ is shared at UN

Policy
 The Doha Call to Action paper, developed and announced by the Doha International Family Institute (DIFI) following an important conference held in Doha earlier this year, has been distributed at a high-level ministerial review by the Economic and Social Council at the United Nations in New York in six different languages – Arabic, English, French, Spanish, Chinese and Russian. 

DIFI participates in International Day of Families at UN

Policy
This year’s International Day of Families marks the twentieth anniversary of the International Year of the Family, which was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1994.

Interview of Miss Noor Al Malki Al Jehani with UN Radio

Policy
Commemorating the 20th Anniversary of the International Year of the Family: The Doha International Family Institute's (DIFI) Executive Director gives input on the role of the family in protecting national development.

DIFI launches initiative on the Family in the Arab World

Policy
A new initiative looking into the literature on the situation of the family in the Arab world was launched in April 2013 by the Doha International Family Institute (DIFI) and the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy & International Affairs at the American University of Beirut. The project is designed to explore and analyze available knowledge on family in the Arab world, generated both in the Arab World and from outside the region.