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Committee on Youth Empowerment in Lebanon

Committee on Youth Empowerment in Lebanon

The Committee on Youth Empowerment implements the decisions of the Foundation’s Board to award grants for projects within Youth Empowerment.

In 2021, the Foundation’s Board has allocated DKK 40 million for an open call within the theme of Youth Empowerment in Lebanon.

The Committee on Youth Empowerment was established in 2020 and comprises a Chair and four members from Denmark, USA, England, and Ireland. The Board of Directors of the Foundation appoints the Chair and the other members in accordance with the general rules covering the Foundation’s committees.

The Committee members are listed below.

The committee's 5 members

Mette Thygesen
Chair
Head of Department, Humanitarian Action, Migration and Civil Society, Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Member since 2020
Dr. Dina Mansour-Ille
Member
Senior Research Officer, Overseas Development Institute
Member since 2020
Ita Sheehy
Member
Independent consultant
Member since 2020
Prof. Morten Kjærum
Member
Director, Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Hu-manitarian Law
Member since 2020
Prof. Dana Burde
Member
Assistant Professor of Comparative and International Education at Teachers College Teachers College, Columbia University
Member since 2020