Training on Social Aspects of Sustainability

Three-day training workshop on employer engagement

A team of four members from Beirut Arab University has successfully completed a three-day training workshop on employer engagement. The workshop was held from Monday, March 13th, 2023 to Wednesday, March 15th, 2023 and was delivered by experts from FSU: Dr. Hanna, Dr. Dunnivant, and Dr. Hadi.

The team comprised of two members from the Alumni and Career Center, Mr. Moueen Karakira, and Mr. Malek Baydon, and two members from Dr. Mahmoud Skafi from the Faculty of Science, and Dr. Marwa Al Jammal from the Faculty of Pharmacy. The training covered various aspects of employer engagement and provided the participants with insights and skills to engage effectively with employers and develop meaningful partnerships.

The team expressed their appreciation for the opportunity to attend the workshop and thanked the organizers for providing such an informative and engaging program. They expressed their commitment to implementing the knowledge and skills acquired during the workshop to enhance the university's engagement with employers.

Staff Training Course on "Human Rights and Civic Engagement"

The center participated in a training course on Human Rights and Civic engagement in Germany, Berlin organized by Kreisau Initiatives.

Workshop at Cairo University

The Faculty of Architecture, Design & Built Environment at BAU assembled a team of students funded by the DAAD Ta’ziz program and supervised by Dr. Hiba Mohsen and Dr. Khaled Sadek, participating in a joint workshop from 16th to 20th of November 2023 at Cairo University. This activity marked the launch of the project titled "Resilient Urban Transformations: Adaptive Reuse of Historic Quarters as a Tool for Enabling Resilient Urban Transformations and Implementing Sustainable Mobilities.” The workshop, conducted in partnership with IU University in Hamburg and Cairo University, saw Dr. Hiba Mohsen delivering a keynote address on the inaugural day, focusing on Resilient Urban Transformations within Beirut city’s context. In their group presentations, students demonstrated creative approaches, focusing on the adaptive reuse of several historical buildings in downtown Cairo and proposing solutions to enhance urban mobility. The next phase of the project will be held at IU University in Hamburg next December.

Student Chapter Excellence Award

We are excited to announce that Beirut Arab University Student Chapter has been awarded the Student Chapter Excellence Award for 2023. This prestigious award is the second highest honor a student chapter may receive and is awarded up to 20% of the student chapters around the world.

The award is a recognition for the student chapter’s programs in technical dissemination, professional development, member engagement, community involvement, and operations.

Lebanon: Euro-Med Monitor launches training program at Beirut Arab University

Beirut - Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor and Beirut Arab University’s Human Rights Center signed a Memorandum of Understanding to implement a programme aimed at developing university students’ human rights capacities.

The program, which is set to begin this month, will feature a series of lectures by international human rights experts on a variety of topics. These topics will include international human rights law, international humanitarian law, international criminal law, and international strategic litigation.

The Memorandum of Understanding with Beirut Arab University is one of several that Euro-Med Monitor has started signing with relevant institutions to raise awareness of the importance of implementing human rights principles

Mohammad Moghabat, Euro-Med Monitor’s regional office director in Lebanon.

The programme targets 40 students from both the university’s Beirut and Tripoli campuses. The students will receive specialised training in mechanisms for documenting human rights violations, compiling human rights reports, and utilising the methods with concerned parties. In addition, the students will use such tools to promote human rights at the international level.

“The Memorandum of Understanding with Beirut Arab University is one of several that Euro-Med Monitor in Lebanon has started signing with relevant universities and institutions to raise awareness of the importance of implementing human rights principles and empower individuals to defend their and their communities’ rights,” said Mohammad Moghabat, Euro-Med Monitor’s regional office director in Lebanon.

“By targeting university students, we hope to familiarise them with international mechanisms, teach them how they work, and direct interested students to major in related fields,” Moghabat added.

The programme is part of Euro-Med Monitor’s activities in the MENA region and Europe, aiming to strengthen individuals’ human rights capacities and involve victims in the process of defending their rights.

Academic Staff Training

It is a service offered to BAU Academic staff through which they are trained on how to use /search specific online databases. These workshops are initiated by the libraries or the online databases providers, and sometimes by the faculties based on their needs.

BAULS International Training Center

 BAULS International Training Center at Beirut Arab University has been officially recognized and appreciated by the American Heart Association (AHA) for its exceptional efforts in promoting and contributing to healthier lives within the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region.

This AHA recognition demonstrates the center's unwavering commitment and dedication to advancing healthcare and well-being in a part of the world where such initiatives are critical. It demonstrates the dedication and hard work of our instructors, students, sites, and team members.

Over the years, BAULS has been at the forefront of community outreach programs, and training initiatives that aim to address health challenges prevalent in the MENA region. Their multidisciplinary approach has allowed BAULS to make significant strides in the field of healthcare, positively impacting the lives of countless individuals create a lasting and positive impact on the health and well-being of communities in the MENA region.