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  • Status: Ongoing
  • Thematic area: Civic activism and participation
  • Country: Lebanon
  • Year approved:2020

Debates on Wheels: Dialogues for a New Lebanon

  • Name of organisation / initiative supported: Joumana Haddad Freedoms Center
  • Start date: 1 August 2020
  • End date: 1 August 2022

Initiative summary:

The Joumana Haddad Freedoms Center is a newly established organisation promoting civil rights and dialogue among community members. EED funding will enable the centre to expand their work to include the various regions of Lebanon: the north, the east, the mountainous centre, and the south, in addition to Beirut. They will hold debates on various controversial topics, including the sectarian political system in Lebanon, feminism, LGBT rights and freedom of expression together with local well-respected CSOs.

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