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AUB: Queen of Sweden Visits AUB re Partnership for Arab Youth Between FHS CPHP and Mentor Arabia

In the presence of Her Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden, founding president of Mentor International, the American University of Beirut (AUB) signed a memorandum of understanding with Mentor Arabia on working with youth for better youth health in the Arab world. After opening the Mentor Foundation Exhibition at Jafet Library and touring the AUB campus, the queen, accompanied by Lebanon’s First Lady Nadia Aoun, attended the launch of the Youth Mentoring Platform at Assembly Hall.

The MoU formalizes more than a decades’ partnership between the American University of Beirut – Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) Center for Public Health Practice (CPHP) and Mentor Arabia​, with the common vision to empower children and youth, with a focus on the region, to lead healthy lives and make healthy choices.

“We are excited that colleagues at our Faculty of Health Sciences will be working with Mentor Arabia to develop a Universal Prevention Curriculum, collaborating on research and knowledge dissemination, and facilitating venues for student and faculty engagement,” said President Fadlo Khuri.

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