August 19, 2014
Consultative Meeting to Coordinate Advocacy Efforts
CEP organized a meeting of stakeholders to coordinate advocacy efforts for the right of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon to work and to social protection. The meeting aimed to follow up on the June 25 event that was organized by ILO in partnership with CEP.
June 25, 2014
“Improving Access to Employment and Social Protection for Palestinian refugees In Lebanon”: Dissemination and Launching Event
The ILO Regional Office for Arab States in Beirut in partnership with the Committee for Employment of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon (CEP) organized on Wednesday June 25, 2014 an event in Holiday Inn Dunes – Verdun for The dissemination of publications and material relevant to the EU-funded project “Improving Access to Employment and Social Protection for Palestinian refugees in Lebanon” and the launching of the Resource-Center for Employment Promotion (R-CEP)
Read Assafir Article
Read Wafa Article
Read EURO MED
Read ILO Announcement
Read Lebanon Files
May 27, 2014
Awareness Session in the "Youth for Development VTB" Center in Marelias camp
CEP held on Tuesday, May 27 an awareness session in the "Youth for Development VTB" center in Marelias camp. Ms. Yasmine Masri, Administrative and Advocacy Officer, made a presentation about the right to work and social protection and the major findings of the "Labor Force Survey". At the end of the presentation the documentary "I Dream" was shown. Around 60 students divided into two groups, participated in the sessions. The session was in partnership with the right of ownership campaign
May 08, 2014
Information session organized by NPA to the visiting representatives of the Norwegian Union of Municipal and General employees (NUMGE)
CEP participated in an information session organized by NPA to the visiting representatives of the Norwegian Union of Municipal and General employees (NUMGE) on Thursday May 8, 2014. CEP Administrative and Advocacy Officer, Yasmine Masry, made a Power Point presentation to the delegation that covered information on CEP's background and history, the Committee's position on right to work and social protection and some major findings of the Labour force Survey. At the end of the presentation the documentary "I Dream" and the two TV spots regarding the right to work and the right to social protections were shown. CEP Chair, Samir El Khoury, attended the presentation and gave an interview to the Union's correspondent, for publication in the Union Newspaper and Magazine in Norway.
The session opened with a presentation in support of the right of Palestinian refugees to ownership in Lebanon.
May 05, 2014
The Recycling Campaign and the Fourth NGOs’ Fair 2014 in the Beirut Arab University
CEP participated in “The Recycling Campaign and the Fourth NGOs’ Fair 2014” organized by the Human Rights Center at Beirut Arab University and under the patronage of the Minister of Environment Mr. Mohamad Al Machnouk. The event was held on the 5th of May, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at Beirut Campus.
April 23, 2014
Appointment of Dr. Hasan Mneinmneh as LPDC President
Dr. Hasan Mneimneh was appointed as new president of the Lebanese Palestinian Dialogue Committee.
April 17, 2014
A Common View of Lebanese-Palestinian Relations (CVLPR)
CEP Chair who represents CEP with Vice Chair, Ms. Wafa Yassir at the Lebanese Palestinian Dialogue Forum of the Common Space Initiative (CSI) have participated over the past two years in discussing and preparing the Paper '“A Common View of Lebanese-Palestinian Relations' (CVLPR) and especially the article in the paper dealing with Palestinian Rights and specifically the Right to work and Social Protection for Palestinian refugees in Lebanon.
The Paper CVLPR was presented to the press and media at a press conference held at the Headquarters of the Press Syndicate in Verdun on April 15. Ms. Wafa Yassir CEP Vice Chair was present at the event with members of the Lebanese Palestinian Dialogue Forum.
The links below refer to articles in the Lebanrse press about the launching event and the contents of the paper CVLPR
Read the Daily Star article
Read AsSafir Article
Read NNA Article
Read Wafa Article
Read Al-Liwaa Article
March 19, 2014
Round-table -Development of the Employment Situation of Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon
CEP Chair Ambassador Samir El Khoury, participated as speaker in a round-table discussion regarding the development of the employment situation of Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon, that was organized by the Lebanese-Palestinian Right to Work coalition at the Riviera Hotel on Wednesday March 19, 2014.
Read the invitationin English / Read the invitation in Arabic
Read CEP Chair word
Read Elnashra article
Read Al-Mustaqbal article
Read NNA article
Read Al-Manar article
March 06, 2014
Visualizing the discrimination faced by Palestinian refugees in Lebanon
The Electronic Intifada published the infographics that were created by Visualizing Palestine in partnership with the ILO and CEP. The infographics tackle issues such as the Health Care Coverage, the Palestinian contribution to the Lebanese economy and the Restricted Professions. also one of the infographics presents some facts and figures regrading the Palestinian employment in Lebanon.
Read the article
February 27, 2014
INFOGRAPHIC: Palestinian labor discrimination in Lebanon
Alakhbar english published an article that presented the infographics that were created by Visualizing Palestine in partnership with the ILO and CEP.
Read the article