The Lebanese Development Network (LDN) enters into a partnership with MasterPeace Foundation, Netherlands in order to establish a MasterPeace Club in Lebanon.
The agreement was respectively signed by the President of LDN Amin Nehme and the MasterPeace Global Leader Art Bos. It provides LDN with the license to act as the legal umbrella for the Club. Accordingly, LDN’s Communication Coordinator Antoinette Moubarak has been designated as Lebanon Club Leader.
MasterPeace Clubs are on-the-ground arms of MasterPeace, empowering and mobilizing more and more individuals around the world to become actively involved in peace-building and conflict prevention. They serve as a platform to foster a diverse set of activities towards building peace and togetherness within the local community.
The Club’s projects are aligned with the three main steps towards creating peace as follows: 1) Mobilize, inspire and connect young local talents via music, art and play, 2) Organize dialogue and bring all local stakeholders together, and 3) Create perspective through leadership trainings, capacity-building programmes and starting up social enterprises.
In addition, they are lined up with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals with a main focus on SDG4 (Quality Education), SDG5 (Gender Equality), SDG11 (Sustainable Cities and Communities) and SDG16 (Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions).
The Lebanese Development Network (LDN) is a national non-profit organization dedicated to assist individuals, groups and organizations develop their capacities by raising awareness and enhancing technical skills so they can improve their potentials, advance their progress and ensure their growth. LDN works in the education, culture, economy, social and health fields through the various strategic levels of Capacity Building, Social Marketing and Networking Practices, and provides Training, Consultancy and Program Development services. It endeavors to promote new paradigms for SMEs, Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship in collaboration with both the public and private sectors, and works as well on promoting the culture of democracy, human rights, dialogue and citizenship.
MasterPeace is a global non-profit, non-governmental and non-religious peace movement launched in 2011, with the mission to mobilize people around the world to use their talent and energy for building peace and togetherness. MasterPeace network consists of 54 officially licensed MasterPeace Clubs in 42 different countries around the world, which collectively realize around 350 local projects per year, based on shared vision, mission and values.