Tag Archives: Fadlallah Hassouna

Living in Limbo: CJP Alumni in the Middle East Resist Despair

Peacebuilding is an inherently optimistic endeavor. While it can involve different means, there is a constant focus on an end – something different, something better, something yet to come. If you have no hope whatsoever, say many of the alumni interviewed for this issue of Peacebuilder, it would be impossible to do the kind of ...More

Funding Matters

Peacebuilding Takes Time After a brief but bloody war between Israel and Lebanon in the summer of 2006, the international funding floodgates opened. Enormous amounts of relief and development aid poured into Lebanon, which had lost much of its infrastructure during the month-long conflict. The Development for People and Nature Association (DPNA), a peace and ...More

Investing in the Youth

Alumni Focus Efforts on Future Generations Assessing the situation of Lebanon nearly a decade ago, 56-year-old Fadlallah Hassouna (SPI ’10 & ’11) drew a number of conclusions. First, his generation had generally made a corrupt mess of Lebanese politics and society. Second, more than half the people living with the effects of this were under ...More