Outreach for Sustainability
Pharmacy residents presented their research results to peers from other universities and to pharmacy teams from major Lebanese hospitals at the Annual Pharmacy Residency Conference. They addressed interventional studies as well as retrospective research of interest to the healthcare community in Lebanon and globally.
Paraplegic endurance athlete Michael Haddad has embarked on a Walk for Climate Resilience and Food Security in Svalbard, Norway, with the help of a special walking aid devised by a team of physicians, engineers, and students from LAU and AUB.
The “Write to Remember” project gave people ages 16–22 a safe platform to reflect about the trauma of the Beirut port explosion, hoping to aid the healing process for impacted youth through self-expression and shared experiences.
Architecture faculty members and students have been helping schools renovate and rebuild their playgrounds, fostering play as a basic component of education and healing in the aftermath of the port explosion.
On International Women’s Day, an online campaign publicly celebrated women in Lebanon who are striving for social, economic, and political change in their communities. The Arab Institute for Women collaborated with UN entities and the British Embassy on this initiative.
The Arab Institute for women took part in a UN-ESCWA workshop on the Women, Peace and Security Index, “a measurement tool to enable decision-makers to adopt evidence-based measures that contribute to women’s autonomy and empowerment in the community and in society.”
A project by the Arab Institute for Women dubbed Shabaket el Meem provided open and direct information geared to LGBTQ youth in Lebanon. It featured a podcast, a Q&A, a glossary in English and Arabic, and a map where visitors could share their experiences.