In Response to the Humanitarian Crisis in Gaza

The Asfari Institute for Civil Society and Citizenship at the American University of Beirut will engage in the following activities, in line with its mission to enhance the role and understanding of civil society and inclusive citizenship. These activities seek to amplify the voices and narratives of those at the heart of the crisis in…

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Celebrating the Beacon of Resilience: Rand Zeitoun Wins 2023 Dr. Hassan Abbas Award

In Rand Zeitoun, we see the embodiment of Dr. Hassan Abbas’s values and aspirations. As the 2023 recipient of the Dr. Hassan Abbas Award in Citizenship and Social Justice, her remarkable journey serves as an inspiration to all students striving for academic excellence and social justice. The Asfari Institute takes pride in fostering such dedicated…

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Asfari Institute for Civil Society and Citizenship

American University of Beirut


PO Box 11-0236

Riad El Solh, ​1107 2020
Beirut, Lebanon

Tel: +961-1-350000 EXT. 4469


The Debs Center, 3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th floor
New York, NY 10017-2303, USA

Tel: 1-212-583-7600