Acts
World Music Day

The International Center for Human Sciences (CISH) – UNESCO in Byblos celebrated the world music day on Sunday June 21, 2020. With her magical voice, Christine Abou Zeid performed at the CISH premises, a monumental building on the Phoenician wall in the old city, accompanying the people walking and passing by the Byblos street.

Seminar on “Online Learning during Covid Pandemic: Implications and solutions”

Being convinced that our concern to survive does not surpass our concern to preserve our humanity, the International Center for Human Sciences – UNESCO, Byblos organized on Thursday June 11 a seminar on online learning (Implications and solutions) at CISH, at the entrance to the old city, with the participation of the Director General of the Ministry of Education, Mr. Fadi Yarak and more than 15 public and private schools, both religious and secular.

Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights

The International Centre for Human Sciences – UNESCO, Byblos in partnership with Hanns Seidel Foundation, has organized on the occasion of the International Women’s Day, informative and training sessions about “Key to Continued Success for Women: Lifelong Learning” and “Parents and Social Media” and a panel discussion on “Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights”

Cultural and academic exchange project

Within the framework of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the International Center for Human Sciences – UNESCO Byblos (CISH) and the Lebanese American University (LAU), 25 students of various nationalities who follow the cultural exchange program between LAU and several universities around the world (ESSCA-Sciences PO, DJMX …) and from various specializations, visited CISH on Thursday January 26 2020, to familiarize themselves with the center, its activities and the possibility of future academic cooperation.

International Mother Language day

The International Center for Human Sciences was pleased to participate in the International Mother Language day Roundtable Discussion organized by SINARC in LAU Beirut on the 21st of February 2020.
Topics such as the question of modern standard arabic and Levantine dialect, mother tongue for bilingual people, expatriates and languages and the effects of Migration on the Mother tongue were all discussed.
CISH director Dr. Darina Saliba Abi Chedid has opened the event and stressed on the importance of promoting multilingual education in children and young people, reminding that UNESCO recognized February 21 in a resolution as International Mother Language Day and that it is our duty to preserve our mother tongue and transmit it to our children. She concluded by repeating with the UN “when languages fade, so does the world’s rich tapestry of cultural diversity (…) Traditions, memory”.

Genocide, Freedom of Expression and Social Media: The Balance of the Unbalanced?

For the third year, the Armenian General Benevolent Union – Lebanon (AGBU) organizes a Panel Discussion for the International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime, to shed light on Incitement to Genocide, Freedom of Expression and Social Media: The Balance of […]

Memorandum of Understanding with the International Council for Philosophy and Human Sciences (CIPSH) with CISH.

On 16 January 2020, the International Center for Human Sciences (CISH) represented by its Director Dr. Darina Saliba Abi Chedid, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Council for Philosophy and Human Sciences (CIPSH) represented by its Secretary General Professor Luiz Oosterbeek. The objective of this MOU is to establish a mutually beneficial relationship […]

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