Under the patronage of the Ministry of Environment JCI Lebanon, UNIC Beirut organize Green Conference


 Beirut, 18 October 2019 (UN Information Centre in Beirut) - Under the patronage of the Lebanese Ministry of Environment, JCI Lebanon is organizing in collaboration with the United Nations Information Centre in Beirut (UNIC Beirut), a sustainability conference entitled “Green Con” on Friday 25 October 2019 from 9 AM till 6 PM at ESA Business School - Beirut.

The event aims to raise awareness among citizens and industry and business professionals on the different options available for them to become more environmentally conscious.

The opening ceremony at 10 AM includes statements by a representative from the Lebanese Ministry of Environment, ESA Acting General Director Maxence Duault, Conference Director Maria-Zahra Farhat, JCI Beirut President Hussein Kassab and JCI Lebanon Vice President Aline Chirinian.

The conference includes panel discussions providing insights into best sustainable and eco-friendly practices adopted by local businesses (upcycling and going green); individual talks by industry experts on various topics related to sustainable engineering and design, and circular economy concepts; workshops enabling individuals to take action and reaffirm the notion that change starts with YOU; and an exhibition hosting a selection of local businesses with sustainable practices and eco-friendly/organic products.

Online registration is free for all attendees on this link: https://bit.ly/2MLLxGk

JCI is a worldwide, membership-based, non-profit organization of more than 200,000 young active citizen, aged from 18 to 40. It is dedicated to providing development opportunities that empower young people to create positive change in more than 5000 communities spanning 120+ countries. Members seek targeted solutions to local problems resulting in a sustainable global impact. In Lebanon, JCI is active in Beirut and Zahle.

 

The UN Information Centre in Beirut kindly urges media institutions to grant the conference the coverage needed.

To confirm your attendance, please contact by phone or email:

Ms. Aline Chirinian: 70-167629, achirinian@gmail.com

or

Ms. Hala Al Feghali: 70-118990, hala.alfeghali@un.org