On the occasion of World Philosophy Day 2020
The UNESCO Office in Beirut, The Lebanese National Commission for UNESCO,
the Arab Council for the Social Sciences
the International Center for Human Sciences – Byblos under the auspices of UNESCO
have the pleasure to invite you to participate in the celebrations
On October 23, 2020, the International Center for Human Sciences represented by its Director, Dr. Darina Saliba Abi Chedid, participated in a Webinar organized by the Silk Road Programme Section at UNESCO Paris in collaboration with the UNESCO office in China and the municipality of Nanjing, entitled “Process of Peace Building through Historical Approach”.
The Webinar was moderated by Mr. John Crowley (UNESCO, Paris), and speakers from India, Kyrgyzstan, United Kingdom, and Lebanon all showcased a successful peacebuilding process in regional and international conflicts.
Dr. Darina Saliba Abi Chedid chose to discuss the case of Lebanon and Israel negotiations and mediations to demarcate their maritime borders.
The International Center for Human Sciences (CISH) – UNESCO, Byblos received today a delegation from the Orient Institut Beirut (OIB) presided by Professor Birgit Schäbler – Director of the OIB.
Dr. Darina Saliba Abi Chedid – Director of the CISH, discussed with the delegation the ways of collaboration between the two parties especially in the field of research and studies.
On September 22, the International Center for Human Sciences (CISH) – UNESCO, Byblos
Signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Armenian General Benevolent Union Lebanon (AGBU Lebanon) at the CISH premises, to promote joint collaboration and establish a mutually beneficial relationship built on cooperation.
Dr. Darina Saliba Abi Chedid, director of the CISH and Mr. Gerard Tufenkjian, the President of AGBU Lebanon, signed this MoU in the presence of H.E. Mr. Vahagn Atabekyan, Armenian Ambassador in Lebanon. The MoU aims to cooperate in activities including workshops, training programs, projects, and conferences. Moreover, this partnership will provide the opportunity of exchanging publications, academic information, and research material. This collaboration is mutually beneficial for both parties regarding studies and research in human and social sciences.
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