THE ISSAM FARES INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC POLICY AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
In collaboration with The Beirut Urban Lab at the Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture a two-panel webinar titled “Recovering Amidst Crises, Beirut's Port Blast One Year Later”, was organized on Thursday, August 12, 2021. This event took stock of the multiple efforts that have been deployed in the past year to initiate processes of repair and recovery in response to the damage incurred by the August 4 Beirut blast: actors, sectors and institutions.
It outlined current scenarios of recovery and lay out visions for desirable futures.
Joseph Bahout, IFI Director
City Elements, the Port, Homes, Heritage, and City Life
Edgar Mourad, Design and Planning Director, Khatib & Alami
Rana Samara, Vice-president, Nusaned
Jad Tabet, Architect & Urban Designer, Former President of the OEA
Dana Mazraani, Research Coordinator, Beirut Urban Lab/AUB
Mona Fawaz,Professor, BUL/AUB
The Institutional Framework of Recovery: 3RF, CFOs, and Accountability
Karima Ben Bih, Urban and DRM Specialist, World Bank
Nizar Saghieh, Executive Director, Legal Agenda
Issam Zeitoun, Director, Impact Lebanon
Mona Harb, Professor, BUL/AUB
Note: This event will be in English, and will be live-streamed on IFI's Facebook page.
To watch the re-run.
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