The Center for Gulf Studies at Qatar University organized the 8th annual international interdisciplinary conference entitled “Gulf Families:Continuity and Change” in collaboration with the Doha International Family Institute
The Doha International Family Institute (DIFI), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, in collaboration with the Division for Inclusive Social Development of the Department of Economic and Social affairs (UNDESA) and the International Federation for Family Development (IFFD), is organizing an Expert Group Meeting on “The Role of Families and Family Policy in Supporting Youth Transitions” to be held 11-12 December 2018 in Doha, Qatar.
The primary objective of the EGM is to bring together international experts to discuss the role of families in supporting youth transitions from school to work and, ultimately, youth employment outcomes in order to achieve SDGs. The EGM attempt to address the following questions:
A minimum of twenty experts will participate in the expert group meeting. Experts will include academics, and practitioners in the fields of youth, family policy, social integration, economics, and social policy.
Experts will be asked to provide a paper, make a short presentation, participate in discussions and give their expert opinions and policy recommendations.
Background papers (5-7 pages, single-spaced, excluding references and statistical tables) prepared by each expert on issues in the annotated agenda, including policy recommendations.
Event is open for public
Instant interpretation is available
Event program – click here
EGM Photo Gallery – Click here
Event’s proceedings – Click here
Supporting Papers and Presentations
For the photo gallery, click here
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