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General Security Workshops

Caritas Lebanon Migrants Center ensures to have adequate collaboration with its partners on a professional standard. For that matter, Ricardo Maalouf, our IT developer, and Noha Roukozz, our head of Advocacy department conducted workshops for 4 teams from the General Security. Each group consisted of 10 members who underwent a 10-day training session related to Microsoft office […]

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Partners’ Learning Conference

 
Caritas Lebanon Migrants Center held the 3rd Learning Conference in Beirut from the 25th to the 27th of November 2015 in collaboration with various partners from Austria, Luxembourg, Ethiopia, Bangladesh, Philippines and Nepal.
This conference falls under the project entitled “Initiating a global approach in supporting and empowering migrants throughout the migration cycle, asylum seekers and refugees in Lebanon”, funded […]

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Employers’ Workshops

Caritas Lebanon Migrants Center (CLMC) in collaboration with Christian Aid is conducting workshops all over Lebanon for Lebanese households. The goal of these discussions is to enhance the relationships among domestic workers and their respective employers.
Topics include:
1- Rights and responsibilities of migrant workers
2- Employer’s legal responsibility and accountability under the Lebanese law
3- The importance of respecting each other
Moreover, CLMC is advocating with the Lebanese […]

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CLMC Opens a New Community Center

 
On Friday, the 20th of November 2015, Caritas Lebanon Migrants Center (CLMC) opened a new community center in Jeita in the presence of Caritas’s president, the migrants center’s director, the community center’s manager and staff, along with representatives from UNHCR, the local municipality and the surrounding area.
The event commenced with a welcoming word from the manager who then called upon two […]

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CLMC Wins International Ad Award

Caritas Lebanon Migrants Center wins the Bronze Award on the 20th of November 2015 in Berlin- Germany for its Human Trafficking campaign after being shortlisted in the EPICA award in its printed form. EPICA, established in 1987, is one of the most prestigious International ‪Award contests in the advertising domain. It is unique in the crowded awards sector as it is the […]

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CLMC in Kuala Lumpur

Caritas Lebanon Migrants Center, represented by one of its lawyers, Neamtallah Milan, participated in a regional conference organized by Lawyers Beyond Borders  in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on the 14th and 15th of November 2015.
Participants, representing civil society organizations and embassies of 10 countries, discussed:
– Obstacles and problems related to the ways and criteria adopted in the employment and […]

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CLMC at BIAM Paris

Caritas Lebanon Migrants Center is being represented by its head of migrants department, Hessen Sayah, in Paris, France from the 9th to the 11th of November 2015 for the Biennial meeting of the COATNET affiliates co-organized with Secours Catholique (Caritas France). 48 participants from almost 30 nationalities are present to discuss important topics. The main […]

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Helping Those in Need

On the 20th and 21st of November 2014, CLMC conducted a distribution of food and humanitarian assistance for the most vulnerable Syrian refugees at its main center in Sin El Fil, Beirut.
The assistance is a grant from …the Kingdom of Belgium through Caritas Internationalis in Belgium.

The aid consists on distributing: Hygienic kits, Woolen blankets, Clothes […]

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Legal Protection For Migrant Workers & Refugees

CLMC is proud to announce the publication of its new legal department brochure. The brochure documents the lasting successes and legal victories in support of migrant workers and refugees’ rights in Lebanon. It describes the services offered by the department as well as the unique role this department has played in the growth of CLMC and as […]

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Atayeb Zaman: Made by Syrian Refugee Women

For about two months a group of Syrian refugee women have been participating in a food skills workshop teamed up with Lebanon’s farmers markets “Souk El Tayeb” and financed by the UN’s refugee agency UNHCR with help from Caritas Lebanon Migrant Center.
The workshop has been an Interesting topic for Lebanese media as well as the […]

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