Elias Sadkni

House of Peace, Lebanon

After the Syrian revolution of 2011, Elias moved from working in Pharmacy to the humanitarian and social development fields, assisting in co-founding the Jesuit Refugee Service project in Aleppo in 2012 as Assistant Project Director and then as Assistant Country Director. In 2014, Elias had his Master’s Degree in Conflict Security and Development from the University of Sussex. He wrote his dissertation on civil society and peacebuilding in Syria, examining how grassroots organizations can contribute to the peacebuilding process. In 2015, Elias co-founded House of Peace (HOPe), a community-based peace-building organization in Lebanon, and currently working as Peacebuilding & Conflict Sensitivity Specialist. Elias has a Certificate of Community Service in Counseling from Boston College, and International Diploma in Humanitarian Assistance from Fordham University.

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COVID-19 and Local Peacebuilding – Working on Peace and Development in Challenging Times

Virtual Session 7Translate

At the height of the COVID-19 crisis, local peacebuilders assumed a heavy burden in facing new challenges and needs. What are the implications of the pandemic on peace and development and what should be done (better)?

After the Syrian revolution of 2011, Elias moved from working in Pharmacy to the humanitarian and social development fields, assisting in co-founding the Jesuit Refugee Service project in Aleppo in 2012 as Assistant Project Director and then as Assistant Country Director. In 2014, Elias had his Master’s Degree in Conflict Security and Development from the University of Sussex. He wrote his dissertation on civil society and peacebuilding in Syria, examining how grassroots organizations can contribute to the peacebuilding process. In 2015, Elias co-founded House of Peace (HOPe), a community-based peace-building organization in Lebanon, and currently working as Peacebuilding & Conflict Sensitivity Specialist. Elias has a Certificate of Community Service in Counseling from Boston College, and International Diploma in Humanitarian Assistance from Fordham University.

Join me in:

COVID-19 and Local Peacebuilding – Working on Peace and Development in Challenging Times

Virtual Session 7Translate

At the height of the COVID-19 crisis, local peacebuilders assumed a heavy burden in facing new challenges and needs. What are the implications of the pandemic on peace and development and what should be done (better)?

The FriEnt Peacebuilding Forum is a series of events on current and overarching challenges and trends in peacebuilding. With the Peacebuilding Forum, we want to provide future-oriented impulses for the development of peacebuilding and strengthen the visibility and importance of the policy field in its entirety.

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Arbeitsgemeinschaft Frieden
und Entwicklung (FriEnt)
c/o GIZ

Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 36
53113 Bonn