A New Approach to Supporting Civil Society

Event Details

Date: 19 May 2020

A New Approach to Supporting Civil Society

May 19, 2020 03:00 PM in Beirut

The Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy  and International Affairs (IFI) at AUB, in collaboration with She is Arab have the pleasure of inviting you to a webinar entitled "A New Approach to Supporting Civil Society" on May 19th, 2020. This event aims to shed light on how civil society is adapting in the short-term and will need to make long overdue changes to survive and become more sustainable. 

Through their roles in research, advocacy and funding, the panelists will discuss:

1) The existential threat of COVID-19 on civil society in MENA
2) Their call for change in the way the sector operates and how it is supported by donors
3) The way forward and what individuals, companies and philanthropists can do to support the most vulnerable people in the region

Following are the webinar panelists:

  • Maysa Jalbout, Senior Research Fellow at the Issam Fares Institute at AUB
  • Myrna Atalla, CEO of Alfanar
  • Zahra Bazzi, Programs Manager, Arab NGOs Network for Development

The webinar will be moderated by:

  • Reem Alsalem, Founder and Manager, Global Humanitude

Register here: https://bit.ly/2WUaJzF

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