Friday, July 3, 2009

Friday Roundup

@SamerKaram: Lebanon & MENA Economic Reports just released for Week 26 of 2009.

RT @habibh NPR's story on Yamli, listen to it live on All Things Considered "Search Engine Helps Users Connect In Arabic."

Why Civil Society Is Important to Democracy, Reason #68,000.

RT: @SamerKaram: RT @StarSceneLB: New project promotes Jeita Grotto as World Wonder.

Maya Zankoul releases book. Get it now and LOL.

Photo contest 2009 - Promoting Gender Equality in Education.

RT: @sugarpoppy: Cancer awareness theme of contest by San Ignacio de Loyola University. Check work of Lebanese students.

MENA Businesswomen's Network elects first group of officers. Lebanon's is Lebanese League for Women in Business

Progress and setback in graft fight, says World Bank. Lebanon is getting worse.

Palestinian Refugee Protection Project in Lebanon calling for concept papers.

Study on disaster risk reduction in Lebanon - view report here.

If you missed our interview with Youth Association for Social Awareness, here it is.

RT: @demvidchallenge: Question: In 1 word (maybe 2), what is the most important thing needed for a democracy to thrive?

MCC, MEPI, OTI, NED, & UN Democracy Fund all cut in 2010 Appropriations Bill.

Check out Developing Lebanon's profile on Youth Association for Social Awareness. They're doing great work on road safety in Lebanon.

Beeatoona, Green Line, DPNA, IndyACT mentioned in latest post about environment in Lebanon.

GRAVITY! Just brilliant!

Sawt Ashabab's closing party pics. The future is near.

RT: @dmnabti: Sushi TweetUp - the first Twitter meetup in Lebanon.

Friday Roundup is a weekly blog post in which Safadi Foundation USA publishes a roundup of civil society's activities for the week. The goal is to spread the word about these activities and help civil society organizations learn from each other's experiences.

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