Doha Forum on Decent Work and Poverty Reduction

Organized by the Doha International Institute for Family Studies and Development (DIIFSD) in collaboration with the ILO and the International Training Center (ITC/ILO), the two-day event aims to foster dialogue and an exchange of ideas, experiences and policies on the opportunities and challenges of decent work in poverty reduction.

The event aims to contribute to a better understanding of Decent Work and the powerful impact it can have on the Millennium Development Goals, with an emphasis on poverty reduction. It will also seek to identify policies that have proven their capacity to accelerate progress towards the achievement of the MDGs. Held at the Qatar Foundation, the Forum will be attended by representatives of the ILO, ITC/ILO, the Arab Labor Organization, UN agencies and the DIIFSD.

Thematic papers