Shifting Narratives: Workshop #1 on Upcoming Municipal Elections in Lebanon

On February 27, 2023, the Embassies of Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden, and the Asfari Institute for Civil Society and Citizenship hosted its first workshop as part of its new project about enhancing women’s political and economic empowerment funded by the Nordic Council of Ministers.

In light with the upcoming municipal elections, the workshop addressed the current challenges, impacts, and recommendations that women in Lebanon face during municipal elections. The panel discussion included current female municipal members Mona Akl and Ramona Geagea, aspiring municipal candidates Reine Sawane and Eliana Zgheib, MP Halimé el Kaakour, and LADE Board Member Ammar Abboud, moderated by Manar Zaiter.

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