The Inclusive Design campaign is initiated by the Centre for Lebanese Studies at the Lebanese American University, in collaboration with Net-Med Youth Project (Unesco/EU).
Inclusive Design is a user-centered approach that accommodates the diverse needs and abilities of individuals by creating an accessible environment that fosters social inclusion and participation. This project aims to promote a more inclusive society through empowering young women and men on advocacy and leadership for the rights of people with disabilities (PWDs) in Lebanon. Moreover, it also focuses on promoting the concept of inclusive design and the important role of youth in this process. Inclusive Design campaign offers social awareness and call for actions from the public and private sectors to work together toward an inclusive society.
What is Inclusive Design?
“What is Inclusive Design?” documentary was produced by the Centre for Lebanese Studies and the Institute of Media Research and Training at the Lebanese American University as well as UNESCO/ Net-Med Youth Project in collaboration with the ABC Mall and the following four professionals:
- Dr. Itab Shuayb, Specialist in Inclusive Design
- Dr. Seiko Sugita, Programme Specialist (Social and Human Sciences), UNESCO Beirut
- Engineer Jad Tabet, President of the Orders of Engineers and Architects in Beirut
- Mr. Fadi Halabi, Executive Director of EDAN.
Together Toward an Inclusive Society: Real Life Examples
The four videos were produced by the Centre for Lebanese Studies and the Institute of Media Research and Training at the Lebanese American University in collaboration with UNESCO/ Net-Med Youth Project.
“Promoting Inclusive Society Through Empowering Youth” workshop was held on Thursday, August 16 and Monday, August 28, 2017 at the Unesco Beirut Office. The participants, who are graduate students in their early careers, were trained on the rights of the persons with disabilities (PWD’s), the concept of mainstreaming disability and the role of youth in it. In addition […]