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«In good time, President Jorge Sampaio decided to establish the "Global Platform for Syrian Students", consolidating Portugal as a host State for the victims of the war, in the vein of our national tradition, committed to upholding the values of humanity, peace and openness to other peoples and cultures.», said National Defense Minister

 

Participate in the Photo Contest Building Resilience for Everyday Life - Focus on Syrians. 

 

Pritzker Prize Architect Alvaro Siza Vieira confirmed his participation as keynote speaker in the Opening Session of the "Summer School on Rebuilding Syria from Within" that will take place from 18 to 28 July 2018 in Guimarães (Portugal). 

A specific video-conference programme will be designed and will run daily between 18 to 27 July in “Summer School” locations in Damascus, Homs and Hamas as well as in Beirut. Deadline of registrations for Syrians who live in Syria or in Lebanon is extended until 14 July 2018 9pm Lisbon Local time.

"It was a once in a life time experience to meet and compete with business professional teams from all over the world sharing knowledge, experiences and exchanging contacts".

 

GP4SYS participated in the last workshop on "Delivering Higher Education for Syrian Refugees" organised by SPARK, the British Council and Al Fanar Media in partnership with Luminus Edu

 

"As war destroyed lives and buildings in Syria, Alaa had to interrupt her architecture studies. Now a scholarship is helping her finish her degree in Portugal". Read Alaa´s story. 

 

The Orquestra Sinfónica do Porto Casa da Música and the Global Platform for Syrian Students are organising a benefit concert to support syrian students.

 

Tickets are available at Porto Casa da Música. Secure your seat!

 

Marion Touboul, ARTE | 6 February 2016

 

Nour, student supported by the GP4SYS, is a Syrian young Architect living in Portugal interested in the dialogue between civilizations and cultures. He has participated in different events and made several talks in Portugal. Here you will find his testimonial and some pictures.

 

Testimonial: "let’s do a series of activities in refugee camps in “Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey...."

 

Testimonial: "Aram’s enthusiastic tone reappeared in his phone calls, which relieved us even in our most stressful days...."

 

Testimonial: "It stands by us and let us draw our route in life, and helped us to achieve our dream that was nearly impossible after the war..."

 

Testimonial: "...they always told me how glad they are that I had the chance to continue my studies..."

 

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