Mar 15 Humphrey Fellow Mkanna speaking on Lebanese Heritage to Alliance Française

03/15/2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Alliance Française Mpls/St Paul

On Lebanese Heritage and Francophone Lebanon

What is today’s Francophone influence in Lebanon? Lebanese heritage in Minnesota? In this evening, Lebanese community members George Ghreichi and Antoine Mefleh as well as visiting Humphreys fellow Tarek Assaad Mkanna will speak on the state of Lebanese-French, Lebanese-American, and French-Lebanese heritage today.

Lebanese food and drinks will be served. RSVP online, or call our office at 612 332 0436.

Tarek Mkanna is a Humphrey fellow in the Humphrey School of Public Affairs; he is a captain in the Internal Security Forces (ISF) in Lebanon, where he serves as an officer in the Planning and Organization Department responsible for setting plans and initiating studies regarding the evolution of policing.  He is an instructor in a joint training program between police and a local NGO concerning police techniques and role in responding to domestic violence. He has a strong commitment to public service and has played a key role in establishing new initiatives, policies and regulations related to policing service.

Alliance Française Mpls/St Paul
113 N First St - Minneapolis
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