The Ambassador of the Netherlands in Lebanon, Jan Waltmans, delivered on 18th October 2018, a lecture to over 200 students from the Law and Political and Administrative Sciences faculty of the Lebanese University (UL) compound in Hadath.

The lecture was arranged by the Netherlands-funded Netherlands Assistance to Lebanese Border Agencies as implemented by the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) from which representatives also attended.

Hosted by the President of the University Professor Fouad Ayoub and the Dean of the Law and Political and Administrative Sciences faculty, Professor Camille Habib, Ambassador Waltmans spoke about various issues of concern to Lebanon including the importance of education, equality and youth engagement.

Mingling freely with students and staff both before and after the lecture Ambassador Waltmans actively encouraged questions and promoted an unedited exchange of views touching on all aspects of life.