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"Working for Lebanon Recovery and Citizenship Capacity Building" Project in favour of Unesco Club Members (October 2006- March 2007)

The Lebanese National Commission organized a common project for Unesco Clubs entitled "Working Together for Lebanon Recovery and Citizenship Capacity Building", in favor of Unesco Clubs Oct. 2006- March 2007, after securing the financial support from Unesco, due to Israeli aggressions on Lebanon in July 2006. A press conference was organized to announce the the implementation of the project and to distribute certificates for the participants.


The following is the list of workshops executed in the framework of the project:

o (16/03/2007, LNCU offices) The conclusion of the project: Press conference.

o (04/03/2007, Bristol Hotel- Hamra) Follow-up workshop on "Group Facilitation".

o (03/03/2007, Bristol Hotel- Hamra) Follow-up workshop on "Planning a Project and Leadership Skills", in cooperation with Master Plan.

o (13-14/01/2007, Le Méridien Commodore Hotel- Hamra) "Group Facilitation" workshop, in cooperation with Lebanon Conflict Resolution.

o (6-7/01/2007, Beithania- Harissa) "Group Facilitation" workshop, in cooperation with Lebanon Conflict Resolution.

o (16-17/12/2006, American University of Beirut) Follow-up workshop on "Interpersonal Conflict Resolution", in cooperation with Lebanon Conflict Resolution.

o (17-19/11/2006, Al-Abbassieh- Marjeyoun) "Community Service: Reconstruction of Abbassieh Village", in cooperation with Offre Joie.

o (25-29/10/2006, Montana Hotel- Nabatieh) "Interpersonal Conflict Resolution, Group Dynamics and Planning a Developmental Project", in collaboration with Lebanon Conflict Resolution and Master Plan.


The project also included the implementation of individual projects by the Unesco Clubs:

o Nabatieh Unesco Club collaborated with Nabatieh Municipality to install a statue in honor of the inventor Dr. Hassan Kamel Al-Sabbah, and to surround it with a small garden.

o AUB Unesco Club organized Unesco Quiz Tournament, based on a series of questions related to humanitarian, cultural, global and youth matters.

o LAU Unesco Club organized a series of activities to create awareness among LAU students with regards to the concept of conflict resolution.

o USJ Unesco Club implemented a project entitled "Kitabouna", which aimed at establishing a library in Cana village, as a sign of solidarity and sort of cultural reconstruction in a Lebanese area, that has been damaged by the Israeli aggressions in July 2006. The project was intended to mobilize the University students to donate books to the inhabitants of Cana village.

o Haigazian Unesco Club conducted a workshop on "Group Facilitation", whereby the Unesco members shared the skills they have learned with students coming from a number of schools in Beirut district.