Convened in celebration of the International Year of Youth 2010-2011 and as part of the preparations for the 20th Anniversary of the International Year of the Family 2014.
Aimed to discuss marriage trends in the Arab region. This first look at evidence was given by Nicholas Eberstadt, American Enterprise Institute and National Bureau of Asian Research
Promoted research on the family in the Arab world. It seeked to generate evidence to inform family policies that promote the wellbeing of families.
This project identifies the challenges and experiences of cross-national couples and the patterns and trends of this type of marriage among Qatari citizens. It also documents a host of positive and negative experiences of cross-national couples that includes the perceptions of family members of these marriages and experiences associated with child upbringing.