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

Call for Papers

Deadline for submission of paper proposals: October 15, 2014

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Date: May 2-4, 2015

The organizing committee of the Annual Conference on the Family Research and Policy is pleased to invite applicants to submit paper proposals for this event. Applicants should be engaged in research on the Arab Region or any of its countries. Comparative papers are welcome provided that their main focus is on the Arab region.

The conference seeks to present original high-­‐quality research papers that highlight the traditions and policies that shape the family in the Arab world, examining it from a variety of disciplinary traditions, research paradigms and practices.

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The State of the Family in the World

Empowering Families: A Pathway to Development

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Interview of Miss Noor Al Malki Al Jehani with United Nations Radio, UN Headquarters - New York

15/05/2014

Commemorating the 20th Anniversary of the International Year of the Family: Executive Director's input on the role of the family in protecting national development.

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DIFI participates in The Celebration of the International Day of Families in the UN Headquarters – New York

15/05/2014

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.

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Multi-dimensional Poverty in Arab Countries, Amman, Jordan

13/05/2014

Represented by Dr. Mohamed Mohieddin, Director of Family Research Division and Mr. Hamad Al Attyia, Senior Researcher, DIFI attended an expert group meeting in Amman from 11 to 14 May, 2014 on Multi-dimensional Poverty in Arab Countries.

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DIFI participated in a seminar on “Confronting Social Problems” – Manama, Bahrain

07/05/2014

Organized by the Executive Bureau of the Council of Ministers of Labour and Social Affairs in GCC states, Doha International Family Institute (DIFI) participated in a seminar on “Confronting Social Problems”, held in Manama, Bahrain, from 4 to 6 May 2014

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DIFI Host a Press Conference

08/04/2014

The Doha International Family Institute (DIFI) discussed during a press conference the latest details regarding the International Doha Conference, taking place on April 16th and 17th

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DIFI co-sponsors Declaration of the Civil Society

10/03/2014

On the occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the International Year of the Family

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Doha Briefing, United Nations - New York

23/02/2014

Empowering families: challenges and opportunities

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DIFI Calls for End to Child Marriage

10/11/2013

Executive Director Urges International Community to Engage Policy Reform

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DIFI co-sponsored and participated in International Istanbul Initiative on Ageing

04/10/2013

Turyak, the Seniors’ Council Association in partnership with IFA (International Federation on Ageing), located in Toronto, Canada, one of the biggest international institutions of the world on ageing...

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DIFI hosted seminar with Arab Network for NGOs to launch 11th Annual Report

19/09/2013

International, regional and local scientists to discuss challenges facing the Arab family

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2014

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Empowering Families: A Pathway to Development

Download ICS File 16/04/2014 - 17/04/2014, QNCC, Doha, Qatar

Doha Conference to commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the International Year of the Family

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2013

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Impact of Changing Population Dynamics on the Arab Family

Download ICS File 02/12/2013 - 03/12/2013, 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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Seminar with Arab Network for NGO to launch 11th Annual Report

Download ICS File 23/09/2013, QNCC, Doha

International, regional and local scientists to discuss challenges facing 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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The Institute hosted briefing in New York on the Arab spring and its impact on women's rights

Download ICS File 11/03/2013, New York

The Doha International Institute for Family Studies and Development (DIIFSD) recently hosted its annual Doha Briefing, held in New York, which was titled 'Arab Spring: a chance or a risk for women’s rights'.

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Fertility Decline in the Muslim World: Dimensions, Determinants, Implications

Download ICS File 28/02/2013, Doha, Qatar

Nicholas Eberstadt
American Enterprise Institute and National Bureau of Asian Research

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The Flight From Marriage - Has it come to the Arabic-Speaking World?

Download ICS File 27/01/2013, Doha, Qatar

A First Look at the Evidence
Nicholas Eberstadt
American Enterprise Institute and National Bureau of Asian Research

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2012

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Raising Awareness Meeting: Poverty, Work-Family Balance and Intergenerational Solidarity

Download ICS File 05/06/2012, Brussels

The Raising Awareness Meeting on Poverty, Work-Family Balance, and Intergeneration Solidarity was held in conjunction with the Expert Group Meeting on 'Confronting family poverty and social exclusion...

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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 05/06/2012, 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 Family and the Millennium Development Goals Book Launch in the United Nations

Download ICS File 14/05/2012, United Nation, New York

A new book proclaiming the importance of “family capital” to help achieve the United Nation’s Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) was officially released on May 14th 2012 by the Doha International ...

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