Breakout Session: Youth Participation for Peaceful and Inclusive Societies: the Crucial Role of Partnerships Across Generations and Sectors
Eliane Hamdan, twenty six years old, is a Project Coordinator with Search for Common Ground in Lebanon. Eliane recently worked on “Better Together”, a project which addressed security sector reform in Lebanon. The project resulted in the building of bridges between communities and the Internal Security Forces. It focused primarily on empowering youth to take the lead in realizing positive change within their communities. She is now working on a project aiming to empower civil society actors. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations from the American University of Beirut and a Masters’ degree in Conflict Resolution from King’s College in London.