Discussion with Nora Jumblatt on the Conditions of Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

Sage 06, Beirut campus

The Department of Social Sciences and the Institute for Social Justice and Conflict Resolution are hosting a discussion with Nora Jumblatt on the conditions of Syrian refugees in Lebanon and the role of civil society groups. The event will take place at LAU Beirut on Wednesday, October 28 at 9 a.m.

Jumblatt has been the president of the Beiteddine Festival since its creation in 1987. She is a member of the Executive Committee of al Chouf Cedars Reserve, President of the Executive Committee of the American University of Beirut Museum (2003-2009) and member of the Executive Committee of the Children Cancer Center of Lebanon (St. Jude) since 2005.

Since the beginning of the Syrian refugee crisis, Jumblatt has spared efforts alongside civil society groups in order to raise funds, provide education and help host Syrian Refugee Children in Lebanon.

This event is part of Associate Professor Imad Salamey’s class titled “The Government and Politics of Lebanon.”

All are welcome to attend.