Archive of Country: <span>Lebanon</span>

Beirut Relief Project

Beirut Relief Project

Beirut Relief Project

Local Prevention Networks and Youth The Lebanese cities of Tripoli, Saida and Majdal Anjar collaborated with Young Cities and the Strong Cities Network to offer relief to Beirut's residents On the 4th August 2020, a huge blast rocked and devastated much of the central port district of Beirut, killing hundreds, injuring thousands and destroying billions of dollars’ worth of property. In response to the blast, Read More

MENA Monitor: Arabic COVID-19 Vaccine Misinformation Online (Institute for Strategic Dialogue)

MENA Monitor: Arabic COVID-19 Vaccine Misinformation Online (Institute for Strategic Dialogue)

This report is part of an ongoing series by the Institute for Strategic Dialogue examining COVID-19 vaccine misinformation on Facebook in countries and regions across the world. This edition, focusing on Arabic-language communities in the Middle East and North Africa Read More

Sawa (Ambassador Grant)

Sawa (Ambassador Grant)

Improving Social Cohesion Between Lebanese and Syrian Youth A training on peacebuilding, a workshop on video production and social media campaign helped to build bridges between Lebanese and Syrian youth in Majdal Anjar. There are not many civic opportunities available Read More

Web+ (Ambassador Grant)

Web+ (Ambassador Grant)

Countering the Spread of COVID-19 Disinformation A project that proactively tackled online and offline disinformation related to COVID-19 among young people in Majdal Anjar. The COVID-19 pandemic has been associated with the rise of misinformation and disinformation related to health, Read More

Chess Book

Chess Book

Increasing Pride among Majdal Anjar Residents A social media campaign and book exchange event are helping to encourage residents of Majdal Anjar to take more pride in the culture the city has to offer. Majdal Anjar is frequently stereotyped and Read More

Talents of the Shadow

Talents of the Shadow

Reducing the Barriers to Cultural Expression for Refugees A workshop and online campaign gave young refugees the opportunity to engage in the performative arts in a safe and accepting space. Young refugees interested in the arts and culture in Tripoli Read More

True Bless

True Bless

Fostering Tolerance between Christian and Muslim Youth A workshop and visits to religious sites in the city of Tripoli helped to build understanding between Christian and Muslim communities. Although Tripoli is a diverse and multicultural city it has also experienced Read More

Youth for Peace

Youth for Peace

Promoting Social Cohesion in Saida's Old Quarter Engaging young people to involve them in transforming Saida into a city of resilience. The YFP team from Saida wanted to bring together young people from different Saida neighbourhoods to build peace and Read More

The Identity of Hope

The Identity of Hope

Writing and Sharing Stories A creative writing project that enabled young refugees to communicate their lived experiences. Hawiyyet al-Amal roughly translates to "The Identity of Hope". The team wanted to shed light on their experiences of bullying, stereotyping and marginalisation Read More

The First Step

The First Step

Promoting Cultures of Tolerance through Video and Song A creative initiative that addresses the stigmatisation of Syrian and Palestinian refugees in Saida, Lebanon.  Divisions exist between the Lebanese population of Saida and the refugee populations residing in the city. Syrian Read More

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