LOST celebrated the International Day of Human Rights on December 19, 2010 at Beit Shama branch with massive participation of youth from the Academy of Youth and Municipal Work. Mr Ahmad Diab, the General Director of Vocational and Technical Education attended the event in addition to several academic, political and municipal figures.
“I felt overwhelmed by this crowd and I really felt exited to be one of the organizers of this big event”, said a youth club student.
Mr. Hussein Yazbeck, Director of Beit Shama Branch delivered a speech in which he considered that human rights principles should be the basic values of each society. He stressed the importance of the Academy of Youth and Municipal Work in educating youth on peace, tolerance and human rights and in developing their skills by using modern technological tools in computer and social media. Mr. Yazbeck thanked the General Director of Vocational and Technical Education and all participants for their generous support.
Mr. Yazbeck’s speech was followed with a speech by Mr. Ahmad Diab who stressed on the role of Lebanon in drafting the International Declaration of Human Rights.
At the end, Dr. Ramy Lakkis, the founder of LOST handed a honoring shield to the General Director of Vocational and Technical Education Mr. Ahmad Diab.