THE ISSAM FARES INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC POLICY AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
The Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs (IFI) at the American University of Beirut (AUB) organized on Thursday, January 31, 2020 a panel discussion entitled: “2020 Outlook: Lebanon between the economic crisis and the aspirations of the October uprising". The panel was composed of IFI's experts Jamal Saghir, Professor of Practice McGill University and Affiliated Scholar at IFI, Hana A. El Ghali, Director of the Education and Youth Program, Nadim Farajalla, Director of the Climate Change and Environment Program, Ali Ahmad, Director of the Energy Policy and Security Program, Mona Fawaz, Director of the Social Justice and the City Program at IFI and Lina Abu Habib, Senior Policy Fellow at IFI. Based on their experience, speakers presented, an overview of the current situation in Lebanon in light of the ongoing economic crisis and the October uprising. The session was moderated by Albert Kostanian, economist and host of the “Vision 2030" talk show.