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The Family and the Millennium Development Goals Book Launch in the United Nations

The Family and the Millennium Development Goals Book Launch in the United Nations

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14/05/2012 10:00 Download ICS File
End Date/Time:
14/05/2012 12:00
Location:
United Nation, New York

A new book proclaiming the importance of “family capital” to help achieve the United Nation’s Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) was officially released on May 14th 2012 by the Doha International Institute for Family Studies and Development (DIIFSD).The Family and the MDGs, with the sub-title of Using Family Capital to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals was presented to government leaders and policy makers at a book launch in Conference Room E at the UN, from 10am until noon. The launch was sponsored by the Qatar Mission to the UN.

The introduction to the book is written by Her Highness Sheikha Moza Bint Nasser, chairperson of the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development. She states, “I am pleased to introduce this book, which explores how the substantial resources generated within the family - or family capital - can be harnessed to achieve the well-defined and specific objectives of the MDGs.”

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The Doha International Family Institute (DIFI), formerly known as Doha International Institute for Family Studies and Development (DIIFSD), was established by Her Highness Sheikha Moza Bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development in 2006. The Institute has special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UNECOSOC).

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