EU hosts a panel on youth engagement in politics in Lebanon

October 25, 2017
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The European Union in Lebanon, in partnership with the British Council and ACTED, organised a panel discussion on youth engagement in politics: #EU4YOUth – What does politics mean to you?

The event brought together young women and men from all over the country, for a discussion on political engagement, the upcoming elections, and women’s participation in politics.

The panel was moderated by Karma Ekmekji, Head of International Relations at the office of Prime Minister, and included Gino Raidy, blogger and vice-president at MARCH; Rana Khoury, political and civil rights activist; Marwan Maalouf, human rights lawyer and activist; and Krystel Tabet, consultant at Beyond Reform and Development.

Welcoming the audience, EU Ambassador Christina Lassen, said: “There are so many ways to engage in politics and we want to see you make a change. We are looking forward to hearing your views on youth in politics.”


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Delegation of the European Union to Lebanon

Countries covered:

  • Lebanon