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.
Highlighted the need to rethink work-family reconciliation policies in the GCC within the local economic, social, cultural and demographic contexts.
The First Annual Family Policy Forum (FPF) is titled “Rethinking the Work-Family Reconciliation Policies in the GCC”. The Doha International Family Institute (DIFI), in collaboration with the Executive Bureau of the GCC Council of Ministers for Social Affairs, organized the First Annual Family Policy Forum (FPF) on 30-31 May 2016. The Family Policy Forum attempted to enhance the knowledge base of Arab Family matters, make family issues a priority for policy-makers, and encourage knowledge exchange on family matters through interdisciplinary networks which include researchers, policymakers, civil society organizations and service providers.
Seeking to enrich the knowledge base of “Work-Family Reconciliation Policies in the GCC”, using constructive dialogue and knowledge exchange among the participants, the Forum intended to achieve the following objectives:
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