Territorial Approach and Community Mobilization - crisis management

Cooperation and dialogue for peace with municipalities and Lebanese and Syrian youth




16 months project


The French Embassy in Beirut - Fonds Social de Développement and Caritas-Luxembourg

Targeted Groups

100 young Lebanese and Syrians from 5 villages, 30 local committee members.



Akkar, Lebanon



The cooperation of the Syrian and Lebanese youth living in 5 villages of Akkar, in close collaboration with the concerned municipalities, to relieve tensions and contribute to a peaceful environment, while also playing an active role in local development.



Establishing 5 local project steering committees including municipalities and mobilizing 100 active young Lebanese and Syrians, by training them to acquire conflict management and communication skills; organizing team buildings sessions (e.g. cultural activities, first aid trainings) and supporting them to plan and implement micro-projects for the benefit of the village communities.



  • Meetings with 5 municipalities for presentation of the project objectives and activities.
  • Meetings with local stakeholders to mobilize them for the success of the project.
  • Identification of 30 active members (6 per village) and establishement of a Support Committee for the youth of each village.
  • Monthly meetings of Support Committee.
  • Mobilization of 100 young Syrians and Lebanese and creation of 5 youth groups in 5 villages.
  • Sessions on communication techniques and conflict resolution.
  • Sessions for the selection of collective activities in coordination with Support Committee.
  • Collective activities conducted : hikes in nature ad graffiti art.



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