Refugees and Social Cohesion: How to reduce tensions in Lebanon – Inaugural Session
The Embassy of Canada to Lebanon and the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs organized a one day conference on refugees and social cohesion. The panel addressed the dangerous effects of an increasing xenophobic discourse and ways to fend off extremism through promoting social cohesion.
H.E. Dr. Tarek Mitri, Director of the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs
Lebanese Attitudes towards Syrian Refugees: Ethical Considerations
H.E. Ms. Emmanuelle Lamoureux, Ambassador of Canada to Lebanon
Tolerance, Openness and Inclusion Make the Specificity of the Canadian Narrative
Mr. Safwan El-Mostafa, Advisor to the Lebanese Minister of State for Displaced Affairs
Refugees and Human Rights