Migration Study Week

About the Study Week

The Migration Study Week, organised by Lebanon Support, offers a participatory, interdisciplinary, innovative, and intensive immersion in migration issues in the Middle East. It aims at providing practitioners, junior researchers, and journalists that work with and on refugees the opportunity to reflect critically on the main problematics that shape migration, mobility, and circulation in the Middle East.

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Alternative Academy: Civil Society Incubator’s new programme of courses

Lebanon Support, in partnership with Jibal, is happy to announce a new joint programme of courses within its Civil Society Incubator: the Alternative Academy. The Civil Society Incubator’s Alternative Academy is a multi-disciplinary space for critical thinking, discussion, and debate, whilst maintaining a solid scientific basis.

Fulfilling the mission of the Civil Society Incubator to provide tailored knowledge and support, and in line with Jibal’s strive for environmental and social justice, the Alternative Academy aims to bring scientific knowledge to everyone, in line with the belief in open access to information. This programme will offer a wide array of courses, ranging from CSO management, to social sciences, to environmental and natural sciences, to communication and technology, among others.

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How to excel in your job interview? 8 interview tips that will help you get hired

  

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Once you’ve perfected the art of writing a great CV and cover letter, the next step is to know how to excel in your job interview. This is your final opportunity to showcase your skills and experience to the interviewer, and to convince them that you are the best candidate for the job. How can you improve your interview performance, and land the job of your dreams? Here are some tips to guide you along this road:

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5 Simple Steps for Writing a Great Cover Letter

  
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A cover letter is often the most important and memorable part of a job application. While your CV provides a broad picture of your skills and experiences, it is the cover letter that allows you to target the job and the recruiting organisation in a specific and personal way. How can you write a great cover letter that will grab the interest of the employer? Here are 5 steps to follow while writing a cover letter:

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Perfect your resume: 6 tips on how to write a good CV

  
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Whether you’ve got years of experience under your belt, or are newly joining the workforce, your chance of landing an interview is much more likely to happen if you have a killer resume to show off your education, skills and experience. So, before building your CV, try to have a clear mind, know your assets and where you stand in the market, evaluate yourself using the feedback you receive from people, and tailor your CV accordingly. Here are tips to keep in mind when building a strong CV:

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Workshop on ‘Clear and Persuasive Communication: Speechwriting, Presentation, Advocacy and Policy Influencing’

On 27 April 2017, Lebanon Support conducted our first open workshop as part of the Civil Society Incubator programme, entitled ‘Clear and Persuasive Communication: Speechwriting, Presentation, Advocacy and Policy Influencing’. The workshop addressed how to prepare, structure and style writing for effective and memorable communication, and was delivered by Thomas Hart in our Beirut office.