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The prospects of fundraising today

DATE : July 12, 2021 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

The prospects of fundraising today The climate crisis impacts the human existence. Today, it has even become a daily reality for millions of people. With the rise in sea levels alongside the continuous rise in temperatures, climate change has resulted in more brutal floods, storms, desertification, droughts and diminishing resources. On the human level, this [...]
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Apartheid in Palestine

DATE : July 12, 2021 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Apartheid in Palestine The year 2020 has been a turning point for non-profits. The economic and social collapse in many parts of the world, as well as the pandemic and its implications on human life have imposed many challenges in this sector. How is fundraising coping with such changes? What is its trend and how [...]
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Capitalizing on our human reserve

DATE : July 12, 2021 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Capitalizing on our human reserve The Lebanese people are trapped in a vicious cycle of daily crises. The unprecedented contraction of the economy, currency rampant inflation, and rocketing poverty rates have pushed people to strive for their basic needs from electricity, water, medication, and food. People are stuck between a political deadlock and the international [...]
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Ecosystem degradation: A major threat to humanity

DATE : July 12, 2021 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Ecosystem degradation: A major threat to humanity The World Environment Day was celebrated on Saturday with an international appeal for healing the planet from the emerging crises that humanity is suffering from. This year the celebration launched formally the “UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration” that was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly on March [...]
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Lebanese Citizenship In Crisis

DATE : June 2, 2021 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Lebanese Citizenship In Crisis Lebanese people have reached another peak of devastation as the economic crisis badly impacts all citizens from all social classes. Various means are being used to express the accumulated suffering and mistrust among Lebanese. Some people are protesting in the streets peacefully, and others protesting through violence. Some people are active [...]
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The United States of America: ‘Building Back Better’

DATE : June 2, 2021 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

The United States of America: 'Building Back Better' The White House released the "Interim Strategic Directive for the National Security Strategy" as a written guidance, which provides the US administration's preliminary guidance for national security institutions in order to react quickly to foreign and local threats. The document, issued 45 days after US President Joe [...]
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UNDP’s ‘The Next Frontier’: rethinking development

DATE : June 2, 2021 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

UNDP’s ‘The Next Frontier’: rethinking development For a decade or so, the global financial crisis, the climate crisis, the injustice crisis, and the COVID-19 crisis have all demonstrated that the system's stability and resilience are failing. This appears to restrict the future prospects to continuous disaster response rather than human development. Business as usual in [...]
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Lebanon’s social explosion dilemma

DATE : June 2, 2021 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Lebanon’s social explosion dilemma Lebanon is undergoing an unprecedented financial and economic deterioration as the middle class is gradually disappearing, basic needs are becoming increasingly scarce, the unemployment rate is soaring, and brain drain is out of control. People are being pushed to extreme poverty lines. The grievances and sense of insecurity are surging to [...]
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Lebanon’s social explosion dilemma

DATE : June 2, 2021 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Lebanon’s social explosion dilemma The future is difficult to foresee, which makes creating ideas like "future ready" and "skills for the future" difficult to apply. The drastic transition brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic has given us a new perspective on how future generations should plan for the uncertain.   Growth of technology, digitalization, and [...]
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Apartheid in Palestine

DATE : May 25, 2021 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

The Palestinians’ struggle against systematic Israeli oppression is once again drawing the global attention following the brutal forced displacement in the neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah. These evictions were what triggered the latest round of hostilities and mass deaths of Palestinians who are fighting for their basic rights and dignity, and resolutely defending their lands and [...]
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