UNESCO rehabilitates three universities damaged in port blasts with the support of the Qatar Fund for Development

SourceNational News Agency - Lebanon

NNA – UNESCO launched today a partnership with the Lebanese University (LU), the American University of Beirut (AUB) and Saint Joseph University in Beirut (USJ), during a ceremony held at the organization’s office in Beirut, with the aim of rehabilitating university buildings damaged by the port explosions on August 4, 2020, and under the auspices of the Lebanese Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MEHE). This project is implemented in partnership with the Education Above All Foundation – EAA-EAC, with the support of the Qatar Fund for Development, and comes within the framework of UNESCO’s flagship “Li Beirut” initiative, through which the organization is rehabilitating more than 100 damaged educational sites at schools and universities.

The ceremony was attended by His Excellency the Lebanese Minister of Education and Higher Education, Tarek Majzoub, His Excellency the Ambassador of Qatar in Beirut, Mohammed Hassan Jaber Al-Jaber, the

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