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Media Coverage


  • Mar 2018: A news story in the spring 2018 issue of AUB's The MainGate magazine about the Commission titled 'Catching up with the AUB-Lancet Commission​.' ​Read the issue here​.
  • Mar 2018: Al-Arabiya TV interview with Commissioner Nasser Yassin (in Arabic) about the Commission photoessay 'Rehumanising the Syrian conflict: Photographs of war, health and life in Syria'. See interview here​
  • Sep 2017: Coverage of High-Level Side Event at UN General Assembly organized by the Commission and Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition. See coverage here
  • Jul 2017: Commission Co-Chair Jennifer Leaning interviewed by Harvard Weatherhead Center for International Affairs. See Blog on Documenting the "Burden of War" on Syrians
  • Jun 2017: Feature story, A Hard Look at Syria's Health Crisis​, about the Commission in AUB's widely-circulated MainGate magazine
  • Mar 2017: Health Policy paper, 'Health workers & weaponisation of health care in Syria: a preliminary inquiry for The Lancet - American University of Beirut Commission on Syria,' has received extensive media coverage. Some of this coverage is captured here
  • Feb 2017: Article on Field Exchange​ covering the launch of the Commission.   
  • Dec 2016: Launch of Commission: AUB story, Harvard FXB Center story    

Fo​​r media files and interviews, please contact: 

  • Simon Kachar: Director of News and Media Relations, Office of Communications, American University of Beirut 
    • ​Office: AUB Old Pharmacy Building | Email: | Tel.: +961-1-350-000 ​ext. ​​2676 
  • Gina Cordahi: Coordinator, Commission's Administrative​ & IT Team 
    • ​​Office: AUB Van Dyck Hall, room 235 | Email:​ | Tel. +961-1-350 000 x4639​

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