The FAFS Dean’s Office hosted signing of an MoU between FAFS-AUB Environment and Sustainable Development Unit (ESDU) and the Jordanian Hashemite Funds for Human Development (JOHUD) on May 31.
The MoU, establishes a relationship based on equality, mutual participation, and collaboration in research and development (R&D) projects. The agreement allows joint applications to funding agencies and the implementation of joint projects. JOHUD and FAFS-AUB will be the local entry points for wider collaborations in the region. In attendance (for AUB) were Trustee Jose Zaglul, Dean Rabi Mohtar, Associate Dean Ammar Olabi, and ESDU Director Dr. Shady Hamadeh, (for Jordan) JOHUD Deputy Director Mohammad Al Amoush, JOHUD Natural Program Director Muttasim Al Hayari, and Deputy Ambassador to Lebanon Wafaa Tayyim.
A reception with FAFS faculty and staff followed the ceremony.