World Philosophy Day - Celebration in Lebanon

© UNESCO / O. Marie

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.


Type of Event Meeting by Member States or Institutions
Start 12.11.2018 17:00 local time
End 16.11.2018 16:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Sugita, Seiko
Organizer UNESCO
Contact Prof. Marie Fayad ; Seiko Sugita,
Country Lebanon
City Kaslik
Venue USEK
Permanent Delegation Contact Permanent Delegation of Lebanon to UNESCO
Major Programme
Language of Event French
Estimated number of participants 50
Official Website
Link 1 UNESCO Office in Beirut
Link 2 Philosophy Day at UNESCO
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