Building peace in the minds of men and women

World Philosophy Day - Celebration in Lebanon

When, local time: 
Monday, 12 November 2018 - 5:00pm to Friday, 16 November 2018 - 4:00pm
Lebanon, Kaslik
Type of Event: 
Meeting by Member States or Institutions
Prof. Marie Fayad ; Seiko Sugita,

In the context of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), UNESCO partners with Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK) in Lebanon to celebrate World Philosophy Day 2018.

This celebration of World Philosophy Day aims to promote promote philosophy teaching and research as a positive element for management of inclusive social transformations and peace building in the Arab region.

A lecture on "Care and international humanitarian law" and two panels on "Stranger" and "Youth empowerment" will be organized with the participation of Lebanese Philosophy professors and students.