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This section provides you with information and snippets from previous and current seminars, researches, publications, public events and other activities organized by CRTD.A
 
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My Nationality campaign warning of new behind-the-scenes naturalization

Tue, 07/24/2018

My Nationality is A Right for Me and My Family campaign warned in a statement yesterday of naturalization requests being concocted by unofficial parties to facilitate the granting of the Lebanese nationality to mislead applicants. This, the statement added, involves some makhatirs who claim to expedite naturalization procedures for specific sects exclusively.

Proposal by My Nationality campaign to amend the law

Thu, 06/21/2018

Future Movement MP Rula Tabsh Jarudi received on Tuesday a delegation from ‘My Nationality is A Right for Me and My Family’ Campaign led by its coordinator, Karima Shebbo who presented a proposal for the amendment of the nationality law in such that it gives Lebanese mothers equal right to confer nationality to their families as men. A statement issued by the Campaign said the meeting was part of an ongoing cooperation with MP Tabsh since her nomination to the parliamentary elections and her adoption of the Campaign’s proposal to this effect.

New Publication from CRTD.A || Citizenship and Gender and, the Impact of the Rise of Extremist Islamist Groups

Tue, 07/11/2017

(Panel Discussions with Radwan Mortada - Prepared by Dr. Omar Nashabeh, CRTD.A 2016) (Arabic, English)
This manual is published under CRTD.A’s regional project “Sustainable Economic Opportunities for Women” – phase 3.
This regional project comes within the framework of the women economic empowerment program, implemented by the association as part of its commitment towards integrating the gender concept in economy, public policies and civil society organizations’ action, in order to fight gender based discrimination.

New Publication from CRTD.A - The economic reality in the region

Wed, 04/26/2017

The economic reality in the region (Panel Discussions with Dr. Charbel Nahhas - Prepared by Dr. Omar Nashabeh, CRTD.A 2016) (Arabic, English)

This manual is published under CRTD.A’s regional project “Sustainable Economic Opportunities for Women” – phase 3.

This regional project comes within the framework of the women economic empowerment program, implemented by the association as part of its commitment towards integrating the gender concept in economy, public policies and civil society organizations’ action, in order to fight gender based discrimination.

New publication from CRTD.A - Women's Work in Lebanon: Making the Invisible Visible

Mon, 04/10/2017

The Collective for Research and Training on Development – Action recently published a research report by Tina Wallace on Women’s Work in Lebanon. This publication falls within CRTD.A’s regional program “Sustainable Economic Empowerment for Women” (SEOW phase 3).

My Nationality campaign protests against labor regulation

Wed, 04/05/2017

My Nationality is a Right for Me and My Family campaign staged a sit in yesterday outside the labor ministry in Msharafiyeh protesting the ministry’s clampdown on foreign workforce which they said is preventing their non-national children and spouses from work. Women protestors and their families hoisted banners which read, ‘discrimination between men and women citizens is against the law’, ‘no compromise on the rights of women’, ‘children and spouses of Lebanese women don’t need a permit’ and ‘it is my children’s rights to work in their home country’.

My Nationality Campaign calls on President Aoun to amend the nationality law

Sun, 03/19/2017

Under the banner ‘Mothers’ Day Respited’, My Nationality Is A Right For Me and My Family campaign staged a sit-in yesterday in Riad el Solh demanding ratification of the draft law for granting Lebanese women the nationality to their family members. Nadira Nahas, speaking on behalf of the mothers, and in the presence of nearly 2000 people, said protestors are here to claim their rights as sanctioned by the Constitution of Lebanon.

A Training workshop on human rights || Beirut January 24 and 25, 2017 (Part 2)

Tue, 01/24/2017

The Collective of Research and Training for Development Action organized a training workshop entitled “human rights”, its second part was about; security versus freedom, and which rights are the dominating one, preserving tradition versus protection of human rights, and human rights and armed conflict, in its training center in Mathaf.

“Nationality is a Right for Me and My Family” commemorates Independence Day!

Sun, 11/20/2016

On the occasion of the Independence Day, “My Nationality is a Right for Me and My Family Campaign” organized a symbolic sit-in in front of the French Embassy in Beirut demanding the enactment of a nationality bill which is fair and equal for both women and men. Participants, including women concerned and their families, actors and actresses, as well as civil society and feminist activist, hoisted banners that read, ‘we want a nationality law made in Lebanon’, or ‘our independence will only be complete with independent legislations’, or ‘an expired law’, and others.