The Lebanese Development Network (LDN) enters into a new partnership with The Global Impact Initiative (Gii) – Texas, USA to provide high quality services in the field of lifelong learning.

The agreement was signed by the President of LDN Amin Nehme and the Executive Director of Gii Anjum Malik.

It aims at enhancing the adaptive future role of teachers and educators vis-à-vis their relationship with the learners as well as improving the lifelong learning approach into a holistic, flexible and multi-disciplinary way.

In addition, it focuses on how to better implement the concept of life skills, which enables people to fully participate in society as self-sufficient individuals, by bringing various domains and stakeholders together to better cope with societal challenges.

The agreement provides a mutual opportunity for both parties to accelerate the shift towards a lifelong learning culture, inspired by recent developments on the international level.

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.

The Global Impact Initiative (Gii) is a U.S.-based tax-exempt charitable nonprofit organization that provides transformative education and learning, professional development, skill-building and mentoring to individuals, families and communities. Gii facilitates meaningful connections between local and global organizations to build bridges of understanding and promote lifelong learning. Gii's major objectives are to 1) Build and deploy educational, and skill-based, programs for development of individuals who are socioeconomically disadvantaged, minorities, military members or family, or in rural communities and 2) Provide support for individuals within our charity's nonprofit target population, in efforts to assist in building sustainability.