The Tripoli Project: Reflections from the 2017 Summer Cohort

Tuesday October 3, 2017
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM


The Fletcher School
160 Packard Ave.
Medford, MA 02155

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Tripoli is Lebanon’s second largest city and is emerging after 40 years of intermittent conflict. This summer, the Tripoli Project sponsored Fletcher students’ internship, consultancies, and research initiatives. Fletcher student panelists will draw on their experiences working in the city and shed light on the city’s economic, political, and socio-cultural revival. SPEAKERS: BATUL K. SADLIWALA, MALD 2018: The Safadi Foundation; DAVID MOULTON, MALD 2018: United Nations Development Programs (UNDP); NICOLAS NORMAND, MALD 2018: United Nations Development Programs (UNDP); ROISIN TAYLOR, MALD 2018: International Medical Corps & Independent Research; SHOUNAK MUKHERJEE, MIB 2018: Tripoli Special Economic Zone; MEERA JAYAKUMAR, MIB 2018: Tripoli Special Economic Zone; SUHAIL SHERSAD, MALD 2018: Tripoli Special Economic Zone; CLAIRE WILSON, MALD 2018: Mercy Corps & Independent Research; THE TRIPOLI PROJECT: The Tripoli Project, initiated by the Fares Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies, aims to involve the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in its various specializations, with the city of Tripoli, Lebanon and to accompany its revival in a multidisciplinary approach. The objective is to mobilize academic resources to collaborate with local partners and work on integrated aspects of the city.

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