11th plenary meeting – 62nd Session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD62): The Influence of Digital Transformation on Inclusive Growth and Development: A Path to Achieving Social Justice.
The “Family and Values in a Changing World” forum, organized by the Doha International Family Institute in partnership with the College of Islamic Studies at Hamad Bin Khalifa University, and held on December 6, 2023. The event brought together experts, academics, researchers, policymakers, and representatives from civil society institutions.
Topics of discussion were: Family values resulting from wars and conflicts, constant and variable standards in Sharia’ and social studies and challenges of preserving values and absorbing change in light of globalization and cultural openness, the identity of the Muslim family between the criteria of religion, geography and global citizenship, the role of civil society in supporting the family in Muslim and non-Muslim communities, the role of policies and law in the social inclusion and exclusion of migrant families, and the forum was concluded with an open discussion on the priorities of the research agenda and recommendations for different participants.
The Doha International Family Institute (DIFI) has launched the OSRA research grant in its sixth cycle which is a research grant on Arab families and family policy related issues.Find Out More