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One of the early Thaki educational laptop donations were sent to the Lebanese NGO Teach For Lebanon. TFL is a program dedicated to improving the quality of education in Lebanon by providing quality education for less privileged children. TFL employs, trains and places Lebanon’s top-notch graduates in under-resourced schools for two consecutive years, in mission to minimize the educational gap. Learn more by visiting: http://www.teachforlebanon.org/
By partnering with GIVE65 during the GIVE65 Event and #GivingTuesday, the Lebanon Senior Citizens Center was able to smash their fundraising goal. These funds are helping them expand their center to accommodate even more seniors!
Lebanon has a long and complex relationship with refugees. Violence and hate-motivated crimes against Syrian refugees in Lebanon has risen sharply in recent months. There have been several attacks, and a growing number of politicians are demanding that Syrians return home. Al Jazeera's Imtiaz Tyab reports from Beirut. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
The National Youth Policy in Lebanon is a unique experience of evidence-based, participatory and youth-led policy formulation, forging a solid partnership among the civil society, the government and the UN. In a 12 mn documentary film, the members of the National Youth Forum traces the steps they took and explain how the new policy, endorsed in 2012, will be addressing key issues which young men and women are facing in Lebanon, today. السياسة الوطنية للشباب في لبنان: التنوّع والشراكة تشكّل السياسة الوطنية للشباب في لبنان تجربة فريدة من ناحية الإعداد لسياسة تشاركية قائمة على الأدلة ومرتكزة على الشباب، تؤدي إلى تعزيز الشراكة بين المجتمع المدني، والحكومة، والأمم المتحدة. وفي فيلم وثائقي من ۱٢ دقيقة، يتحدّث أعضاء منتدى الشباب الوطني عن الخطوات المتّخذة ويفسّرون كيف ستتعامل هذه السياسة الجدي...
GEM is a project implemented by GAM3 Lebanon in partnership with GAM3 Denmark and KAFA Organization. This project brought more than 800 Kids to join the weekly practices for 34 weeks. The aim of the project was to focus on Gender Equality inside sport, and use Basketball as a tool to engage youth together.
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Two Lebanon business owners are trying to change people's impressions about downtown Lebanon. Subscribe to WGAL on YouTube for more: http://bit.ly/1lIwU2e Get more Susquehanna Valley news: http://www.wgal.com/ Like us: http://www.facebook.com/wgal8 Follow us: http://twitter.com/WGAL Google+: http://plus.google.com/+wgal
Mr. Walid Moussa Secretary of the board of Trustees of the Real Estate Syndicate of Lebanon have signed a partnership agreement with the National Association of Realtors in New Orleans. This Partnership is considered to be the most important Real Estate agreement between Lebanon and a Foreign country
Lebanon starts to get rid of PCBs (POPs) that endanger environment and health Lebanon’s Ministry of Environment has been running a PCB Management in the Power Sector Project since May 2015, with the support of the GEF and World Bank Group, and in close partnership with Electricité du Liban (EDL). On 21 December 2016, Lebanon successfully got rid of 91 TONS of high-risk persistent organic pollutants and the equipment using it, both of which posed a risk to the country’s environment and everyone’s health. These contained Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCB), a group of organic compounds found as lubricants in the manufacture of plastics, as well as fluids in power transformers and protective coating for wood.
The 16 Days of Activism to End Violence Against Women 2011 "Beating is...shameful" Men & Women Say No to Violence Against Women National Campaign, Lebanon International Medical Corps, in partnership with ABAAD-Resource Center for Gender Equality, launches their joint campaign for the internationally recognized 16 days of activism to End Violence Against Women. This year we believed that our message needed not only to be peaceful and inspiring, but to come from the youth-Real agent of societal transformation. Our message has great potential for inspiring change and Gender Equality. The National campaign is united under the message "Beating is...shameful - Men & Women Say No to Violence Against Women". Using a common phrase that stems from our culture, the campaign draws attention to the d...
A unit of Lebanon's first female officers-in-training showed off their newly-acquired skills during a ceremony on Thursday in Dbayeh, north of Beirut. The near 200 officers are part of a batch of more than 500 officers of the first policewomen's unit of the country's Internal Security Forces (ISF). The ISF itself employs 30,000 personnel who serve under Major General Ashraf Rifi. Captain Suzanne al-Hajj, one of the trainers in the program, who previously served as one of only two females in the ISF, said the program highlighted the right of women under the Lebanese constitution to work in the police force. The officers are trained under a joint U.S. and Internal Security Forces community police training program, which includes military, disciplinary and legal training. General ...
This video is part of the Immigrant Story Bank series. The videos focus on immigrants’ experiences of leaving their home country and settling in Canada. This series is a Pathways to Prosperity Partnership and Western Centre for Research on Migration and Ethnic Relations joint initiative. For More Information: Centre for Research on Migration and Ethnic Relations http://migration.uwo.ca/ Pathways to Prosperity Canada http://p2pcanada.ca/
‘Youth on Their to the Future’ is a project in Lebanon funded by War Child Holland, in partnership with Digital Opportunity Trust. It focuses on Lebanese, Syrian and Palestinian youth aged between 15-25, residing in various communities in Tripoli's suburbs. SPARK’s role in the project was to support youth to develop social business and/or project ideas that suit the specific needs of their communities. The implementing partners were the Lebanese Coach Association, We Love and Jusoor. After the bootcamp with Jusoor, the youth received mentoring and were ready to present their ideas to the public. On September 28, 2017, ten teams presented their ideas to a jury and four ideas won the opportunity to receive a video for crowd-funding. The funds from the campaigns will be managed by local bus...
On March 6th, SGBL announced its third year of partnership with the club Inter-Lebanon Road Running & Athletics Club, expressing one more time its passion and support for sports. We are very eager to prepare ourselves to run the 2014 Beirut Marathon Association and enhance our performance. Join us in supporting our #Lebanese #athletes!
In 2001, the General Assembly decided to maintain the observance of the International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction on the second Wednesday of October. This year,the international DDR day will be on October 13, 2010. In partnership with the Government and other non-governmental partners, UNDP launched a series of activities to raise awareness and sensitize the Lebanese public on disaster risk reduction.
Ambassador Elizabeth H. Richard arrived in Lebanon on July 11, 2016 following confirmation of her appointment by the U.S. Senate on May 17, 2016. Watch her video about the American-Lebanese partnership and her priorities as she arrives in Lebanon to assume her mission.
The Syrian refugee crisis has brought nearly 500,000 school-aged children into Lebanon, making it the country with the highest number of refugees per capita. This dramatic surge in population is placing strains on the country’s resources and ability to provide basic services, such as education, to both host and refugee communities. In this context, the Lebanese Ministry of Education in partnership with the World Bank have designed a Program for Results (PforR) to leverage results-based financing to increase access to education services, improve the quality of those services, and strengthen the country systems’ resilience to shocks. Sonia Khoury, the Director of Reaching All Children with Education (RACE) Program Management Unit, is featured in this video. Know more: http://www.worldbank.o...