Lebanon in the midst of the crisis - Free Online Talk

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Tuesday, April 11, 2023


8:30 pm


10:00 pm

Beirut/Lebanon Time

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Event details

Lebanon in the midst of the crisis - Free Online Interactive Session by I Have Learned Academy in Collaboration with the German Foundation: KAS -Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Lebanon office

Lebanon in the midst of the crisis… A country doomed by diversity & consensus?

In this session we will discuss:

- The nature of the Lebanese political system

- The so called consociation democracy (where, when and why)

- From TAEF to 2005 / 2015 / 2019: what happened?

- Do we still need the Maronite president?

- Why is Lebanon more than a country? And it is still a message?

Speaker's Bio

Philippe Abou Zeid - Reporter & Producer - Social Media Expert

- Lebanese baccalaureate holder Social Economics - 2003.- Holds Two Bachelor degrees in Political Science & Journalism.- Masters in Political Science (USJ) – 2009.- Masters in Communication & Journalism (UL) – 2013.- TV. Producer & Reporter at LBCI _Kalamennas. (2008-2018)- TV. Producer – Reporter – Head of Social Media _ Sarelwa2et. MTV (2018-Current).- Prepares Documentaries on various socio-political topics in Lebanon & Abroad.- Social Media; Media & Communication Teacher - Phoenicia University (2014-Current).- Social Media Teacher at Annahar Newspaper. (2013-2019), Beirut-Lebanon.- Consultant to private companies; NGOs; Public Administrations, Public figures, Private and public sectors in Communication and Social Media Strategy.- Prepares & delivers customized training on the professional use of social media for companies & individuals including: Social Media Strategy, Campaigns, Personal Branding, Ethics of Media and Social Media.- Represented the youth of Lebanon at the World Economic Forum on the Middle-East, focusing on the role of the Youth in the Arab World _ 2007.- In 2007-2008, nominated as youth shadow minister of Education at the Youth Shadow Government & presented FIVE projects related to the ministry of Education.- From 2008 to 2013 represented Lebanon as a delegate in the Arab-West dialogue summit by the Arab Women Organization, acting member of the Arab League.- Member of the youth consultancy Board of the Arab Women Organization in Cairo, Egypt. (2013-Current).- O n April 2012, launched an online campaign #ILoveLebanon Because making two worldwide trends on twitter spreading a positive message from and about Lebanon.- In 2017, represented Lebanon a second time at the World Economic Forum as a Global Shaper from Beirut HUB.- Awards: Gebran Tueni Contest _ Best Article (Lebanese University 2006).- Certificates: - English Proficiency Certificate – Michigan University (2004).- Advanced Proficiency Certificate – Georgetown University (2005).- Skills: Video Editing, Graphic Design, Translation, Social Media Management.- Hobbies: Reading, Swimming, Basketball, Football, Biking.

Booking information

Tickets are free, but booking is a must!

Places are limited, book here: https://ihjoz.com/events/6907#checkout

This session will be online from the comfort of your home.

This session is part of the Free Online Series Program done by I Have Learned Academy in collaboration with KAS: "Thoughts & Talks for a Better Lebanon"

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