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The Impact of Wars and Conflicts on Arab Families

17/10/2016  -  18/10/2016 , QNCC, Doha - Qatar

Second International Conference on Family Research and Policy to be held in Doha, Qatar on 17-18 October, 2016. The theme of this years’ conference is “Wars, Conflicts and their Impact on Arab Families”.

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Protecting the Best interests of the Child in Cross-Border Family Disputes

29/03/2016  -  30/03/2016 , Four Seasons Hotel, Doha - Qatar

DIFI and the Ministry of Justice in Qatar, in collaboration with Global Affairs Canada and the Hague Conference on Private International Law, hosted on Tuesday 29 and Wednesday 30 March 2016, the Regional Seminar on Protecting the Best Interests of the Child in Cross-Border Family Disputes.

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The First Annual Family Policy Forum on “Rethinking the Work-Family Reconciliation Policies in the GCC"

Download ICS File 30/05/2016  -  31/05/2016 , Doha, Qatar

The Doha International Family Institute (DIFI) in collaboration with the Executive Bureau of the GCC Council of Ministers for Social Affairs, are organizing the first annual Family Policy Forum (FPF) under the theme of "Rethinking the Work-Family Reconciliation Policies in the GCC".

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Protecting the Best interests of the Child in Cross-Border Family Disputes

Download ICS File 29/03/2016  -  30/03/2016 , Four Seasons Hotel, Doha - Qatar

DIFI and the Ministry of Justice in Qatar, in collaboration with Global Affairs Canada and the Hague Conference on Private International Law, hosted on Tuesday 29 and Wednesday 30 March 2016, the Regional Seminar on Protecting the Best Interests of the Child in Cross-Border Family Disputes.

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The Arab Family in an Age of Transition: Challenges and Resilience

Download ICS File 03/05/2015  -  04/05/2015 , Doha, Qatar

The DIFI Annual Conference on Family Research and Policy seeks to promote research on the family in the Arab world. It also seeks to generate evidence to inform family policies that promote the wellbeing of families. The conference was organized by The Doha International Family Institute in collaboration with the Social and Economic Survey Research Institute (SESRI) at Qatar University.

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Impact of Changing Population Dynamics on the Arab Family

Download ICS File 09/12/2013  -  10/12/2013 , Doha, State of Qatar

DIFI organized an international seminar to take stock of the various changes on the Arab Family brought about by population and demographic dynamics, and to assess the policy implications of these changes. The seminar brought together international, regional and national population scientists, policy-makers and researchers involved in the study of aspects of the Arab family.

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Protecting the Arab Family from Poverty: Employment, Social Integration and Intergenerational Solidarity

Download ICS File 02/06/2013  -  03/06/2013 , Doha, Qatar

In this time of socioeconomic changes and political turmoil, families in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region are struggling to overcome poverty, to reconcile work and family responsibilities, and to maintain intergenerational bonds that sustained them in the past.

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Confronting family poverty and social exclusion, ensuring work-family balance and advancing social integration and intergenerational solidarity in Europe

Download ICS File 06/06/2012  -  08/06/2012 , Brussels

The Expert Group Meeting on 'Confronting family poverty and social exclusion, ensuring work-family balance and advancing social integration and intergenerational solidarity in Europe', took place in ...

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The Jurisprudence of Extended Families, Extending Families, and Intergenerational Solidarity

Download ICS File 30/04/2012  -  01/05/2012 , Doha - Qatar

On Monday and Tuesday, April 30 & May 1, 2012, the Doha International Institute for Family Studies and Development and the International Academy for Study of the Jurisprudence of the Family will convene a 'Symposium on the Jurisprudence of Extended Families, Extending Families and Intergenerational Solidarity' in Doha, Qatar. The symposium is also co-sponsored by the Marriage & Family Law Research Project at the Brigham Young University Law School.

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Family, migration and dignity

Download ICS File 27/03/2012  -  29/03/2012 , Doha - Qatar

The Doha international Institute for Family Studies & Development (DIIFSD) organized a symposium on family, migration, and dignity.The symposium explored how international migration affects family/families, in particular women and children, and how family functions in the context of migration can be strengthened by good governance policies and practices.

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DIFI Joint Project with UCQ Presenting during ARC'16

22/03/2016 , QNCC, Doha - Qatar

In collaboration with UCQ a report on "Exploring the lived-experiences of caregivers caring for elderly persons in Qatar" will be presented by Dr Michael Corman, Dr Azza Abdelmoneium , Dr Janet Rankin

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Protecting the Best interests of the Child in Cross-Border Family Disputes

29/03/2016  -  30/03/2016 , Four Seasons Hotel, Doha - Qatar

DIFI and the Ministry of Justice in Qatar, in collaboration with Global Affairs Canada and the Hague Conference on Private International Law, hosted on Tuesday 29 and Wednesday 30 March 2016, the Regional Seminar on Protecting the Best Interests of the Child in Cross-Border Family Disputes.

Towards a Better Balance between Family and Work in the GCC

30/03/2015 , QNRF, Tornado Tower, Doha Qatar

The Doha International Family Institute (DIFI), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, organized a panel discussion entitled "Towards a Better Balance between Family and Work in the GCC".

Impact of Changing Population Dynamics on the Arab Family

09/12/2013  -  10/12/2013 , Doha, State of Qatar

DIFI organized an international seminar to take stock of the various changes on the Arab Family brought about by population and demographic dynamics, and to assess the policy implications of these changes. The seminar brought together international, regional and national population scientists, policy-makers and researchers involved in the study of aspects of the Arab family.

Symposium

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The Jurisprudence of Extended Families, Extending Families, and Intergenerational Solidarity

30/04/2012  -  01/05/2012 , Doha - Qatar

On Monday and Tuesday, April 30 & May 1, 2012, the Doha International Institute for Family Studies and Development and the International Academy for Study of the Jurisprudence of the Family will convene a 'Symposium on the Jurisprudence of Extended Families, Extending Families and Intergenerational Solidarity' in Doha, Qatar. The symposium is also co-sponsored by the Marriage & Family Law Research Project at the Brigham Young University Law School.

Family, migration and dignity

27/03/2012  -  29/03/2012 , Doha - Qatar

The Doha international Institute for Family Studies & Development (DIIFSD) organized a symposium on family, migration, and dignity.The symposium explored how international migration affects family/families, in particular women and children, and how family functions in the context of migration can be strengthened by good governance policies and practices.

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The Impact of Wars and Conflicts on Arab Families

17/10/2016  -  18/10/2016 , QNCC, Doha - Qatar

Second International Conference on Family Research and Policy to be held in Doha, Qatar on 17-18 October, 2016. The theme of this years’ conference is “Wars, Conflicts and their Impact on Arab Families”.

Past Events

The Arab Family in an Age of Transition: Challenges and Resilience

03/05/2015  -  04/05/2015 , Doha, Qatar

The DIFI Annual Conference on Family Research and Policy seeks to promote research on the family in the Arab world. It also seeks to generate evidence to inform family policies that promote the wellbeing of families. The conference was organized by The Doha International Family Institute in collaboration with the Social and Economic Survey Research Institute (SESRI) at Qatar University.

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Family “Osra” Research Grant

Family “Osra” Research Grant

The Doha International Family Institute (DIFI) in collaboration with the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) launched an annual research grant on the Arab family and family policy related issues...

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The Impact of Wars and Conflicts on Arab Families

Date: 17-18 October 2016
Location: QNCC, Doha, Qatar
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  • The State of the Family in the World
    The State of the Family in the World
  • Empowering Families: A Pathway to Development
    Empowering Families: A Pathway to Development
  • Empowering Families: A Pathway to Development
    Empowering Families: A Pathway to Development
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