NEWS AND EVENTS

NEWS AND EVENTS2020-06-07T20:29:37+02:00
1210, 2022

Awarding Certificates Of Attendance For Virtual Courses at AIU- 2nd Edition

By |October 12th, 2022|Categories: Dissemination workshop SMR|Tags: , , , , |

Awarding Certificates Of Attendance For Virtual Courses at AIU within The Implementation Activities Of FREE Project – 2nd Edition. In the scope Erasmus + CBHE projects, namely Female Academic Role Model Empowerment, Equality and Sustainability at Universities in Mediterranean Region: towards 2030 Agenda, and as part of the concluding activities, AIU has awarded Certificates of attendance to trainees, for online courses, the 2nd edition at the Equality and Sustainability [...]

2409, 2022

LU CSGE & BAHITHAT – Win Win Win Partnership

By |September 24th, 2022|Categories: Dissemination workshop SMR|Tags: , , , |

LU  CSGE  & BAHITHAT – Win Win Win Partnership - August 30 2022 The Center of Sustainability and Gender Equality (CSGE) at Lebanese University, organized a meeting with the Lebanese Association of Women Researchers - BAHITHAT to set a roadmap of future common activities within the Memorandum Of Understanding  (MoU). This strategic partnership between the biggest and only public university in Lebanon and BAHITHAT will play a major role in building [...]

2309, 2022

FREE Project Closing Conference at Amman!

By |September 23rd, 2022|Categories: Dissemination workshop SMR|Tags: , , , |

FREE Project Closing Conference at Amman   FREE project has organized the closing conference of the Female Academic Role Model Empowerment, Equality and Sustainability at Universities in Mediterranean Region: towards 2030 Agenda - FREE, which was hosted by Princess Sumaya University for Technology and the University of Petra in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Under the patronage of HE Dr. Haifa Al-Najjar, Minister of Culture of Jordan, the closing [...]

2803, 2022

Launching the First Training Workshop at E&S Center, AIU

By |March 28th, 2022|Categories: Dissemination workshop SMR|Tags: , , , , |

Launching the First Training Workshop at E&S Center, AIU Within the Scope of Erasmus + program – Capacity Building in Higher Education, which is directed to a segment of academics, and administrative staff, Arab International University has launched the first training workshop at the Equality and Sustainability Center at March 27, 2022. This workshop was attended by a group of female academics and administrative staff. Dr.  Serene Dalati conducted [...]

2502, 2022

Sexual Harassment Policy Brief for Lebanese Higher Education Institutions

By |February 25th, 2022|Categories: Dissemination workshop SMR|Tags: , , , , |

FREE Erasmus+ Project: Sexual Harassment Policy Brief for Lebanese Higher Education Institutions Within the framework of the FREE  Erasmus+ activities, a sexual harassment policy brief was prepared by the Lebanese universities consortium (AUB, LU, and MUBS) on January 2022. The aim of this policy brief is to promote a safe, respectful and ethical work and academic environment in which members of the HEIs community are free from any kind [...]

1401, 2022

MUBS signs MoU with AMURT

By |January 14th, 2022|Categories: Dissemination workshop SMR|Tags: , , , , |

MUBS signs MoU with AMURT The Equality & Sustainability (E&S) Center at the Modern University for Business and Science (MUBS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with AMURT (Ananda Marga Universal Relief Team) on December 13, 2021. The objective of the MoU is to establish a relationship of academic cooperation covering exchanges of lecturers, joint projects, and collaborative events in the field of gender equality and women empowerment. The [...]

1401, 2022

FREE sparkles at University of Alicante !

By |January 14th, 2022|Categories: Dissemination workshop SMR|Tags: , , , |

FREE sparkles at Alicante University! FREE coordination team and participants from SMR and EU universities have participated in a workshop at the University of Alicante in Spain, within the activities of FREE project, funded by the Erasmus+ program. FREE project consortium was represented by contact persons, academics and specialists from partner and EU universities. A group of academics and specialists attended the workshop from partner regional and European universities. Souvenirs [...]

712, 2021

FREE project is at RISE Conference

By |December 7th, 2021|Categories: Dissemination workshop SMR|Tags: , , , , |

AUB Remarkable Participation at RISE Conference As part of FREE activities to empower women and coinciding with AUB’s Co-Ed Centennial celebration, Dr. Rida Elias chaired a workshop discussing challenges and barriers facing females in academia and proposed ways to overcome them. The workshop was part of RISE conference at USJ sponsored by the MC Division at AOM. Female academics from multiple universities in Lebanon and USA participated in the [...]

2211, 2021

Syrian Universities Participation at Knowledge Transfer Workshop at PSUT

By |November 22nd, 2021|Categories: Dissemination workshop SMR|Tags: , , , , |

Syrian Universities  Participation at Knowledge Transfer Workshop  Arab International University and Damascus University have participated in the workshop held at Prince Sumaya University for Technology in Amman between 16 and 17 November 2021, under the title "Sharing Experiences and Knowledge on Strategic Plans for E&S Centers at SMR universities" and that is within the activities of FREE Project, funded by the Erasmus + Program. Dr. Serene Dalati of Arab International University [...]

2111, 2021

FREE project at CBHE Virtual Fair!

By |November 21st, 2021|Categories: Dissemination workshop SMR|Tags: , , , , , |

FREE project has Remarkable Participation in the CBHE Virtual Fair – Erasmus + in October 2021. FREE project has performed a remarkable participation at the CBHE Virtual Fair – Erasmus + in October 2021. The Capacity Building in Higher Education (CBHE) Virtual Fair is an online event aiming to raise awareness on how results of CBHE projects can improve the Higher Education sector in the Partner countries. Dr. Serene [...]

1510, 2021

LU CSGE Expands its Networking Circle

By |October 15th, 2021|Categories: Dissemination workshop SMR|Tags: , , , , |

The Lebanese University Center of Sustainability and Gender Equality expands its networking circle as an important part of its strategy LU is connecting with AUF (The Francophone University Agency) to boost efforts and forge relationships with the mission of the center for sustainability and Gender Equality recently established at Lebanese University within the context of ERASMUS Plus FREE Project Out of 26 applications, LU has been chosen by AUF [...]

2009, 2021

The Lebanese University Launches the Center for Sustainability and Gender Equality

By |September 20th, 2021|Categories: Dissemination workshop SMR|Tags: , , , , |

The Lebanese University announces the receiving and installation of the equipment for the new center for Sustainability and Gender Equality established recently at Lebanese University. Despite the series of economic, financial and monetary crisis that Lebanon is witnessing since almost two years, the Lebanese University is challenging the difficulties and is determined to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals and assuring its commitment to gender equality and female empowerment. By September [...]

1206, 2021

The first workshop of E&S Center at Damascus University!

By |June 12th, 2021|Categories: Dissemination workshop SMR|Tags: , , , |

The first workshop of E&S Center at Damascus University! The workshop took place between 30 Mai to 3 June, 2021, at Free Training room of E&S Center at Damascus University (opened last month). It was organized in the context of a work aiming to provide the female researchers at Damascus university with knowledge and understanding of climate change and renewable energy. The workshop conducted by Utah Energy Company (a [...]

1206, 2021

MUBS signs a MoU with Lebanese Ministry of Social Affairs !

By |June 12th, 2021|Categories: Dissemination workshop SMR|Tags: , , , , |

MUBS signs a MoU with Lebanese Ministry of Social Affairs ! The Equality & Sustainability (E&S) Center at the Modern University for Business and Science (MUBS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Lebanese Ministry of Social Affairs on June 1, 2021. The MOU was signed by H.E the Lebanese Minister of Social Affairs Professor Ramzi Al-Moucharafieh and the Vice President of MUBS Professor Bassem El Kaissi. The [...]

1206, 2021

RISE Conference 2021 !

By |June 12th, 2021|Categories: Dissemination workshop SMR|Tags: , , , , |

RISE Conference 2021 ! Through FREE project, AUB/OSB researchers are sponsoring a track in the RISE conference titled: WOMEN, GENDER, AND INCLUSIVITY IN DECISION-MAKING. AUB is committed to promoting gender diversity and gender equity and amongst its multiple initiatives to achieve gender justice in Lebanon and the area, AUB researchers are collaborating with researchers from USJ and other universities in promoting awareness about this topic through the RISE conference. [...]

1206, 2021

MUBS signs MoU with Justice Without Frontiers (JWF)!

By |June 12th, 2021|Categories: Dissemination workshop SMR|Tags: , , , , |

MUBS signs MoU with Justice Without Frontiers (JWF)! The Equality & Sustainability (E&S) Center at the Modern University for Business and Science (MUBS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with JWF on May 22, 2021. The objective of the MoU is to establish a relationship of academic cooperation covering exchanges of lecturers, joint projects, and collaborative events in the field of gender equality and women empowerment. MUBS Website: https://www.mubs.edu.lb/equality/news/6428.aspx [...]

1206, 2021

The Second Session of Female Empowerment in Academia Forum

By |June 12th, 2021|Categories: Dissemination workshop SMR|Tags: , , , |

The Second Session of Female Empowerment in Academia Forum The Second Session of Female Empowerment in Academia Forum - A conversation with the partners of Erasmus+ project FREE: Gender Studies at the University of Oldenburg Dr. Sylvia Pritsch and Pia Schlechter, M.A. presenting the Centre for Interdisciplinary Women and Gender Studies (ZFG) at the University of Oldenburg (https://uol.de/en/zfg) Training: Online Restricted to FREE Project members Date: Wednesday April 28th [...]

1206, 2021

FREE project Virtual Training: Last collective session!

By |June 12th, 2021|Categories: Dissemination workshop SMR|Tags: , , , , |

FREE project Virtual Training: Last collective session! FREE project Virtual Training: Last collective session! Strategic Alliances, Stakeholders and Participatory Measures at HEIs in South Mediterranean Region is A FREE project workshop series which aims to provide training in the scope of Equality and Sustainability to draw Strategic Plan for the E&S Centers. The Last collective session was performed Monday 26 April 2021. SMR participants from Syria, Lebanon and Jordan [...]

1405, 2021

AIU Awarding Certificates of Attendance for Online Courses

By |May 14th, 2021|Categories: Dissemination workshop SMR|Tags: , , , , , , |

Awarding Certificates of Attendance for Online Training Courses In the Scope of FREE Project “Female Academic Role Model Empowerment, Equality and Sustainability at Universities in Mediterranean Region: Towards 2030 Agenda – FREE” In the scope Erasmus +capacity building in higher education  project, namely Female Academic Role Model Empowerment, Equality and Sustainability at Universities in Mediterranean Region: towards 2030 Agenda, and to celebrate the International Women’s Month, Arab International University [...]

1405, 2021

MUBS: The Impact Ranking 2021

By |May 14th, 2021|Categories: Dissemination workshop SMR|Tags: , , , , |

Modern University for Business and Science (MUBS) - Lebanon is proud to be internationally recognized for its commitment towards community development, gender equality, and high educational standards. MUBS proudly ranked among top 100-200 universities in the world for combating poverty, and 200-300 worldwide in Gender Equality in the Times Higher Education Impact Ranking for 2021. THE rankings recognize higher education institutions whose work reflects a commitment to sustainable development, [...]

105, 2021

LU Sustainability & Equality Center

By |May 1st, 2021|Categories: Dissemination workshop SMR|Tags: , , , , |

The Lebanese University established the “Center for Sustainability and Gender Equality” in the Faculty of Economics & Business Administration, under the agreement signed with the European Union within the Erasmus+ FREE program. The purpose is to strengthen university partnerships in the field of gender equality in the world of business, management and sustainability in the higher education sector.Congratulations to the Lebanese University!The Lebanese University Website: https://www.ul.edu.lb/common/news.aspx?newsId=3123&lang=2 [...]

2304, 2021

Virtual Training at South Mediterranean Region

By |April 23rd, 2021|Categories: Dissemination workshop SMR|Tags: , , , , |

Strategic Alliances, Stakeholders and Participatory Measures at HEIs in South Mediterranean Region Strategic Alliances, Stakeholders and Participatory Measures at HEIs in South Mediterranean Region is A FREE project workshop series which aims to provide training in the scope of Equality and Sustainability to draw Strategic Plan for the E&S Centers. Training: Online Restricted to FREE Project members Training Calendar: 05, 12, 19, 26, April 2021- 05, 17, 24 May [...]

307, 2020

Virtual Training courses are out!

By |July 3rd, 2020|Categories: Female Academic Empowerment, FREE Virtual Training Courses, Gender Awareness SMR, Virtual Training|Tags: , , , |

FREE Virtual Training courses are here! Finally after several months designing and implementing this virtual training initiative, finally we can announce the launching of our FREE courses.  On July 1st, we began our first edition of our FREE virtual training courses. A product designed by all FREE partners as a tool to give female academics, staff and  students, the necessary training skills to reach their maximum development and increase their decision [...]

506, 2020

Partner Universities launch their Call

By |June 5th, 2020|Categories: FREE Virtual Training Courses, Gender Awareness SMR, Virtual Training|Tags: , , |

FREE Project partners recently have launched their calls for the first edition of our virtual training courses, to begin on July 2020 After several months of hard work our Partner Universities, finally can this FREE virtual training initiative, targeted towards female academics, decision makers, administrative staff and students. These courses will have no cost and will be conducted 100% through the Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (Spain), UNED's [...]

2403, 2020

Dissemination at Damascus University

By |March 24th, 2020|Categories: Dissemination workshop SMR, Female Academic Empowerment, Gender Awareness SMR|Tags: , , , , |

On March 8 Damascus University  celebrated an academic act to disseminate FREE Project at Damascus University. Looking forward to building the capabilities of Syrian female academic students who pioneered to work in the academic field, an introductory seminar took place at Skills&Career Management Center. Dr. Abdul Salam Zidan presented an overview of FREE Project and had a very interesting discussion with the attendees about the problems they face in practicing [...]

1003, 2020

Awareness Workshop at AIU

By |March 10th, 2020|Categories: Dissemination workshop SMR, Female Academic Empowerment, Gender Awareness SMR, Virtual Training|Tags: , , , , , , |

FREE Project was happy to chair the awareness workshop that took place to celebrate Women’s Day last March 2020 at Arab International University, AIU Echoing the principles of United Nations, Sustainable Development Goals in the 2030 Agenda, FREE Project aims at reducing the differences between men and women within the academy in Syrian universities. That is why AIU conducted an awareness workshop to celebrate Women’s Day last March 8th.  During [...]

2402, 2020

Centre MINE and FREE Project

By |February 24th, 2020|Categories: Female Academic Empowerment, FREE Project Partnerships, FREE Virtual Training Courses, Gender Awareness SMR, Virtual Training|Tags: , , |

The Lebanese University – Centre MINE conducted a coordination meeting with FREE Project on "Empowering Women” The Director of Careers, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (Centre MINE) Dr. Riyad Makdissi met with the representative of FREE Project at the Lebanese University Dr. Marie AbouJaoude to discuss a cooperation implementation plan which will integrates the dissemination of FREE project and ensuring its sustainability through a series of training and workshops. The [...]

2001, 2020

Dissemination session at Petra University

By |January 20th, 2020|Categories: Dissemination workshop SMR, Female Academic Empowerment, Gender Awareness SMR, Stakeholders in Jordan|Tags: , , , |

FREE Project celebrated a Dissemination Session Organized by OFFER Office- University of Petra Pharmaceutical Centre Theatre, at Petra University in Jordania, on January 15th 2020. This act was opened by Dr. Tala S. Abuhussein, followed by the Welcoming Speech entitled "UOP’s role in Female Empowerment" on the charge of Prof. Marwan El-Muwalla. After this, several academics, including Dr. Ali Maqousi talked about the International Cooperation established through joint projects as FREE. Dr. Mohammad Al-Shunnag [...]

1710, 2019

Conference of EADTU

By |October 17th, 2019|Categories: Conference of EADTU|Tags: , , |

FREE Project was present in the Online, Open and Flexible Higher Education Conference of EADTU: "Blended and online education within European university networks". The Conference took place last week from October 16-18 in UNED’s Campus focusing on trends and high impact factors in the global and European higher education. In a combination of plenary keynotes by key players in higher education at institutional and policy level and parallel presentations and [...]

2609, 2019

Second face to face meeting in the AUB

By |September 26th, 2019|Categories: Second face to face meeting|Tags: , , |

FREE Project celebrated their second face to face meeting in the American University of Beirut. The Suliman S. Olayan School of Business was the venue for the second meeting between the project’s partners. One of FREE project’s Lebanese partners, the American University of Beirut, received the project’s partners within its campus in Beirut. Steve Harvey, Dean of the OSB, offered his opening remarks and welcome to the assistants to [...]

609, 2019

Beirut-Lebanon Meeting

By |September 6th, 2019|Categories: Second face to face meeting|Tags: , , , |

FREE Project partners will meet in Beirut-Lebanon on next September FREE Project partners will meet again in Beirut, after eight months of joint activities. Hosted by the American University of Beirut (AUB) and specifically, the Suliman S. Olayan School of Business, partner institutions will socialize the outputs related to WP1 on diagnosis of the current situation of female population within partner universities in the SMR. Agreement on the next steps [...]

1907, 2019

Field visit Jordan National Erasmus + Office

By |July 19th, 2019|Categories: Field visit Jordan National Erasmus + Office|Tags: , , |

The National Erasmus+ Office in Jordan did a field monitoring of Erasmus+ CBHE Project 598524 "Female Academic Role Model Empowerment, Equality and Sustainability at Universities in Mediterranean Region: towards 2030 Agenda/FREE" The University of Petra received a delegation from the Erasmus+ Office in Jordano on Monday 15 July 2019. Attendees for the National Erasmus+ Office – Jordan were Prof. Ahmad Abu El-Haija / Director, Dr. Reem Khader / Project [...]

707, 2019

Dissemination Workshop

By |July 7th, 2019|Categories: Dissemination workshop SMR|Tags: , , , |

Dissemination Workshop for Female Academic Role Model Empowerment, Equality and Sustainability at Universities in Mediterranean Region: towards 2030 Agenda – FREE Arab International University conducts the first dissemination workshop for Female Academic Role Model Empowerment, Equality and Sustainability at Universities in Mediterranean Region: towards 2030 Agenda – FREE. Dr. Serene Dalati, representative of FREE Project at the Arab International University (AIU), conducted a dissemination workshop at the faculty of [...]

503, 2019

Kickoff Meeting

By |March 5th, 2019|Categories: Kickoff|Tags: , , , |

FREE Project Kickoff Meeting is held at Casa Árabe The project’s goal is to promote gender equality in the Mediterranean region through cooperation with seven Syrian, Lebanese and Jordanian universities. The project was presented by Ricardo Mairal Usón, Rector of the UNED, Ester Souto Galván, Vice-Rector of Institutional Policy and International Relations at the UNED; Eva Sánchez Martínez, the Director General for the Maghreb, Mediterranean and Near East of [...]