Topic: Poverty

Confronting family poverty and social exclusion

Expert group meeting
Aimed to examine family oriented policies and strategies concerning poverty, work-family balance, social integration, and intergenerational solidarity.

DIFI discusses poverty eradication at United Nations

The Doha International Family Institute (DIFI) has held a panel discussion, in collaboration with the Permanent Mission of the State of Qatar to the United Nations (UN), to emphasize the importance of promoting family policies for poverty eradication worldwide. DIFI delivered a statement in support of eradicating poverty at the forum, which took place at the 55th Session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD55), at the UN Headquarters in New York on Tuesday, February 6.

Decent Work and Poverty Reduction

Special Series

The forum was part of the preparations for the celebration for the 20th anniversary of the International Year of the Family in 2014 and offered an opportunity for multiple stakeholders to dialogue on opportunities and challenges of applying a decent work approach to poverty reduction and to the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).