Under the patronage of HH Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, DIFI holds Its International Conference on “Parenting, Child Wellbeing, and Development”

Topic :Family Cohesion
Type :Fertility and Population Dynamics
Time: Oct 23, 2018
Location: QNCC, Qatar

Under the patronage of HH Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Doha International Family Institute (DIFI), will be holding its international Conference titled “Parenting, Child Wellbeing, and Development” in collaboration with UNICEF Middle East and North Africa on the 23-24 Oct 2018 at Qatar National Convention Center (QNCC).

The conference will highlight the importance of investing in parents and parenting strategies, programs, laws and policies at all levels. It will identify the different approaches adopted by governments around the world to support parents and promote positive parenting practices. The conference will also present and discuss evidence on main challenges facing parents and possible responses to them. It will promote parenting-specific policies and programs to support parents and caregivers. In addition, it will identify and showcase examples of evidence-based and innovative parenting programs from around the world.

DIFI International Conference will propose the following Section Themes

  • Parenting matters
  • Supporting working parents
  • Parenting in humanitarian contexts
  • Parental conflict and absence
  • Parenting in the digital era: Opportunities and challenges
  • Investing in parenting education programs
  • Parenting children living with disabilities
  • Parenting children with behavioral problems
  • Parenting across the Arab region

The Event will provide a platform for policy makers, practitioners, researchers and representatives of civil society organizations from around the world to discuss and debate parenting issues and propose interventions to support parenting.

Conference Info-graphic

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