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Le­banese-U.K. in­vest­ment fo­rum news con­fer­ence

Grand Serail, Down­town

Dec. 7, 9 a.m.

U.K. en­voy Chris Ram­pling will chair a news con­fer­ence on the goals and pro­gram of the Le­banon-U.K. Busi­ness and In­vest­ment Fo­rum 2018, which will be held on Dec. 12 in Lon­don with the par­tic­i­pa­tion of Prime Min­is­ter­des­ig­nate Saad Hariri.

News con­fer­ence on marginal­ized groups

In­sti­tut Fran­cais, Mathaf

Dec. 7, 9 a.m.

The Amel As­so­ci­a­tion and Sa­mu­so­cial In­ter­na­tional will hold a news con­fer­ence on “end­ing the suf­fer­ing of vul­ner­a­ble and marginal­ized groups: hu­man sol­i­dar­ity and dig­nity with peo­ple in ex­ile.”

Waste man­age­ment lec­ture

Is­lamic Univer­sity, Tyre

Dec. 7, 9:30 a.m.

Care­taker Min­is­ter of State for Ad­min­is­tra­tive Devel­op­ment Inaya Ezzed­dine will chair the lec­ture, “Com­par­ing waste man­age­ment: Be­tween prin­ci­ples of sus­tain­abil­ity and the prac­ti­cal re­al­ity.”

Com­mu­nity polic­ing in­au­gu­ra­tion cer­e­mony

UN­ESCO Palace, UN­ESCO

Dec. 7, 10:30 a.m.

Head of the In­ter­nal Se­cu­rity Forces Maj. Gen. Imad Oth­man and U.K. Am­bas­sador Chris Ram­pling will hold a cer­e­mony to in­au­gu­rate a com­mu­nity polic­ing model at the Raouche and Ram­let alBaida po­lice sta­tions.

Hu­man rights news con­fer­ence

In front of the Grand Serail, Down­town

Dec. 7, 10:30 a.m.

The Of­fice of the United Na­tions High Com­mis­sioner for Hu­man Rights’ Uni­ver­sal Pe­ri­odic Re­view body will hold a news con­fer­ence to an­nounce the launch of its re­port on “The sit­u­a­tion of hu­man rights in Le­banon: Dashed hopes, com­pre­hen­sive vi­o­la­tions and laws not be­ing ap­plied.” The re­port will be pre­sented by Mo­hammed Safa, the sec­re­tary-gen­eral of the Khiam Re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion Cen­ter for Vic­tims of Tor­ture.

Christ­mas char­ity fair

Club La Ma­rina, Dbayeh

Dec. 7, 11 a.m.

The So­ci­ete de Saint Vin­cent de Paul will open its an­nual char­ity Christ­mas fair, un­der the pa­tron­age of busi­ness­woman and so­cial ac­tivist Vi­o­lette Khairal­lah.

War crimes round­table

Ghobeiri Mu­nic­i­pal­ity, Air­port Road

Dec. 7, 3 p.m.

Al-Baraem As­so­ci­a­tion for Char­i­ta­ble Work will hold a round­table on “war crimes and their ef­fect on chil­dren,” with the spon­sor­ship of the Ghobeiri Mu­nic­i­pal­ity.

Women’s progress sem­i­nar

Holy Fam­ily Univer­sity, Ba­troun

Dec. 7, 5 p.m.

The Ba­troun Women’s As­so­ci­a­tion will hold a sem­i­nar ti­tled, “The Woman: Be­tween yes­ter­day and to­day,” led by Di­rec­tor of the Nour al-Shabab Me­dia Cen­ter Josephine al-Ghoul.

Beirut devel­op­ment con­fer­ence

Riviera Ho­tel, Ras Beirut

Dec. 7, 6:30 p.m.

The Beirut Devel­op­ment Con­fer­ence will hold its au­tumn edi­tion, un­der the pa­tron­age of Prime Min­is­ter­des­ig­nate Saad Hariri, to dis­cuss the cap­i­tal’s is­sues.

SOS Chil­dren’s Vil­lages choir Christ­mas con­cert

As­sem­bly Hall, Amer­i­can Univer­sity of Beirut

Dec. 7, 6:30 p.m.

The SOS Chil­dren’s Vil­lages Le­banon choir will hold its 10th Christ­mas con­cert.

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