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News Lebanon » Social: Election fever hits Lebanon, nine years since last legislative vote

News channel or source: https://www.dawn.com/news/1402528/election-fever-hits-lebanon-nine-years-since-last-legislative-vote
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

The next parliament will select Lebanon’s future prime minister and legislate on major social and economic issues, while attempting to keep sectarian tensions in check. “The stakes in this election are quite high due to the delicate balance of power ...

News Lebanon » Social: How Lebanon is teaching refugees to thrive, not just survive, and transforming public perceptions in the process

News channel or source: https://www.thenational.ae/opinion/comment/how-lebanon-is-teaching-refugees-to-thrive-not-just-survive-and-transforming-public-perceptions-in-the-process-1.722958
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

Instead, it helps to create a new paradigm, seeing refugees as integral co-creators of new kinds of social value, with unique experiences and talents to bring to the table. This is a pressing issue for Lebanon but it is also one that more communities ...

News Lebanon » Social: Lebanon Hosts Arab Economic and Social Development Summit 2019

News channel or source: https://www.albawaba.com/news/lebanon-hosts-arab-economic-and-social-development-summit-2019-1117256
Publication date: Sunday 15 April 2018

Lebanon will host the 2019 Arab Economic and Social Development summit, the state-run National News Agency reported Sunday. The AESD was formed as an exclusively economic and developmental conference that tends to involve the private sector, including ...

News Lebanon » Social: Humanitarian response in Lebanon: changing social norms or reproducing them?

News channel or source: https://www.opendemocracy.net/north-africa-west-asia/lana-khattab/humanitarian-response-in-lebanon-changing-social-norms-or-reprod
Publication date: uesday 10 April 2018

While gendered realities are increasingly acknowledged and addressed by international organisations and agencies, in practice, gendered social norms and attitudes have proven to be difficult to address. While the topic of the discussion was related to ...

News Lebanon » Social: Aoun hails Lebanon-Qatar ties

News channel or source: http://www.gulf-times.com/story/589261/Aoun-hails-Lebanon-Qatar-ties
Publication date: onday 16 April 2018

He stressed that social and cultural aspects were the main drivers of terrorism ... such as poverty and illiteracy. On Lebanon’s success in preventing the contagion of the war in neighbouring Syria, the Lebanese president said that the unity of the ...

News Lebanon » Social: 'Beirut', New Jon Hamm Film, Hits Theaters This Weekend as Lebanon Mulls Ban

News channel or source: https://www.haaretz.com/middle-east-news/1.5989474
Publication date: onday 09 April 2018

"Beirut," a new film set for worldwide release on April 13, faces controversy as Lebanese officials condemned the movie for its portrayal of the city and social media campaigns ... of a former U.S. diplomat in Lebanon who plunges into the country's civil ...

News Lebanon » Social: Hundreds of Syrian Refugees Return Home From Lebanon, Aoun Sees This as Return to "Stability"

News channel or source: https://www.albawaba.com/editorchoice/hundreds-syrian-refugees-return-home-lebanon-aoun-sees-return-stability-1119072
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

President Michel Aoun said Wednesday morning during a meeting with U.S. Catholic Cardinal Timothy Dolan that the return of the refugees “to safe areas of Syria contributes to the return of social stability” in Lebanon. Lebanese Army soldiers ...

News Lebanon » Social: Maher El Chaar: Lebanon's parliamentary elections can shape Middle East's future

News channel or source: http://www.mcall.com/opinion/yourview/mc-lebanon-elections-middle-east-el-chaar-0413-20180412-story.html
Publication date: hursday 12 April 2018

To make things worse, Europe might find itself at the forefront of another wave of Syrian refugees leaving Lebanon and looking for another refuge, which would have global implications and result in social unrest in Europe and across the Atlantic.

News Lebanon » Social: Lebanon's Hariri posts selfie with Saudi's Prince Mohammed and Kuwaiti Emir

News channel or source: https://www.thenational.ae/world/mena/lebanon-s-hariri-posts-selfie-with-saudi-s-prince-mohammed-and-kuwaiti-emir-1.721946
Publication date: Sunday 15 April 2018

Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri has again taken to social media posting a selfie with Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmed in Dharan. The three leaders are in the Saudi city to take part in the ...