In collaboration with the United Nations Information Centre in Beirut (UNIC Beirut), the Center of Civic Engagement and Community Service (CCECS) at the American University of Beirut (AUB) and the Office of Student Affairs at Université Saint Joseph (USJ) are organizing the “AUB USJ NGO Fair”, on 15 April 2018 at the campuses of the two universities simultaneously. The fair is for one day (15 April) at USJ and two days (15 and 16 April) at AUB.
The Fair opens on Monday 15 April at 12:00 PM at Issam Fares Institute Auditorium. It features statements by Philippe Lazzarini, UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Lebanon; Dr. Fadlo R. Khuri, AUB President; and Pr. Salim Daccache s.j.,USJ Rector. A keynote speech will be also delivered by Fadi Ghandour, Chairman of Ruwwad for Development and Executive Chairman of Wamda Ventures.
Various Non-Governmental Organizations will take part in the Fair, as well as UN Agencies that will be gathered under one same booth entitled “United Nations Lebanon”.
Please find enclosed the opening program.
The UN Information Centre in Beirut Kindly requests all media institutions to grant this event the highlight it deserves.