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High-Level Doha Briefing on “Recovery from Covid-19: Consequences on Employment and Decent Work Among Arab Families and Its Implications on Achieving SDG8 in the Arab World”

Time: Jan 13, 2023

DIFI organized a high-level Doha Briefing on “Recovery from Covid-19: Consequences on Employment and Decent Work Among Arab Families and Its Implications on Achieving SDG8 in the Arab World”, in partnership with the League of Arab States Mission at the UN and the Permanent Mission of the State of Qatar to the UN, during the United Nations 61st Session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD61) at the United Nation headquarters, New York.

H.E. Ambassador Maged Abdelfattah Abdelziz, Permanent Observer of the League of Arab States at the UN, and H.E. Ambassador Alya Ahmed Saif Al-Thani ,Permanent Representative of the State of Qatar to the UN commenced the event with opening remarks, highlighting the centrality of Ddecent work to all Arab families.

The session participants included Dr. Sharifa Noaman Al Emadi, Executive Director, Doha International Family Institute (DIFI), Ms. Beate Andrees, Head of the ILO Office in NY and ILO Special Representative to the UN , Dr. Nader Kabbani, Director of Research, Middle East Council on Global Affairs, Dr. Boniface Kakhobwe, Early Childhood Development Specialist, UNICEF and Miss Clara Cook, Senior Student, Utah State University (USU).

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