at the building previously known as "Nabeh Café" in Jezzine, Oxfam,
Department for People and Nature Association (DPNA), the Municipality of Jezzine
and the Union of Municipalities of Jezzine launched the "Jezzine
Hub". The "Jezzine Hub" will serve as a community center for the
youth of the area of Jezzine.
inauguration ceremony was followed by a social innovation seminar, and
activities with the local associations throughout Saturday and Sunday. A call for ideas to which youth of the area
can apply and receive support to develop and realize ideas for initiatives with
a social value for the community was launched as well.
"Jezzine Hub" has been created in the framework of a project funded
by the European Union and Italy, and implemented by Oxfam, DPNA and the Union
of Municipalities of Jezzine. The overall objective of the hub is to strengthen
the involvement of Jezzine young citizens in the socio-economic development of
their communities. The hub will serve the interests of the youth through the
organization of cultural activities and entrepreneurship initiatives, and the
promotion of social innovations. It will also serve as incubator, providing
incubation of ideas through mentorship, networking opportunities, and tailored
trainings for youth and youth associations.