Developing a Handbook on Cultural Heritage Protection During Armed Conflicts in Lebanon for the Lebanese Armed Forces

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Ziad Jalbout Lieutenant Colonel, Armed Forces CCM 20-1 Your Content Goes Here Project timeline: 2/26/2020 - 10/20/2022 Utilizing his doctoral degree in archeology and long-time background with the military, Lt. Col. Ziad Jalbout proposed a project to raise awareness of protecting cultural heritage within the Lebanese Armed Forces. He wrote a handbook about the responsibility to protect cultural heritage and appropriate procedures for doing so. In partnership with UNESCO, the Lebanese Army’s Directorate of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights later published this handbook for use in training on cultural properties. [...]

Land Border Regiments Training School: Turning Challenges into Opportunities

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Mohamad El Affi Brigadier General, Land Borders Regiments Training School Lebanon CSC 23-1 Your Content Goes Here Project timeline: 3/22/2023 – 9/15/2023 Brigadier General Mohamad El Affi proposed a multifaceted project that would fund Lebanon’s Land Border Regiments Training School (LBRTS). Losing 90% of its yearly budget, the LBRTS needed to secure funds in order to continue training the Lebanese Armed Forces on border control. As a solution, Brig. Gen. El Affi developed a Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) course to sell to national and international non-governmental organizations. With support from international partners, he [...]

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