Vision and Mission


DIFI’s vision is to become a global knowledge leader on issues facing the Arab family through research, policy and outreach.


DIFI’s mission is to support the aims of the 2004 Doha Declaration on the Family by:
  • Contributing to the global knowledge base on current issues facing the Arab family through the development and dissemination of high-quality research,
  • Encouraging knowledge exchange on issues related to the family across an international and interdisciplinary network of researchers, policymakers, and service providers,
  • Making family issues a priority for policy-makers through advocacy and outreach at the national, regional and international levels, and
  • Building an international network of regional experts.