SDG 1.4: Community Anti-poverty Programmes

Imam Sayyid Musa al-Sadr came to Lebanon, and that was in 1957, to settle there permanently in 1959. Despite the opposition inside and outside the sect, Imam Musa al-Sadr held a press conference on 6/15/1966, in which he presented the pain of the sect and the manifestations of its deprivation, explaining the reasons Obligatory to create this board. Thus the call came to fruition, and the Lebanese Parliament approved the proposal to establish it on 5/16-1967, then the absence of Imam Sayyid Musa al-Sadr in 1978, and Imam Sheikh Muhammad Mahdi Shams al-Din took over the helm of the Council, then Imam Sheikh Abd al-Amir Qablan assumed the leadership of the Council as the original president, after That he worked from his position as Vice President to develop and activate the work of the Supreme Islamic Shiite Council and all its institutions and to achieve its goals set by the founder, Imam Musa al-Sadr.

Based on the foregoing, the Islamic University in Lebanon, since its establishment, that is, since 1994, has been striving hard since its idea was launched and devised by His Eminence the Hidden Imam, Mr. Musa Al-Sadr, and it was founded with the vigor and diligence of the late Imam Sheikh Muhammad Mahdi Shams al-Din, and today he undertakes to preserve, develop and develop his Eminence Imam Sheikh Abd amir Qablan, Vice President of the Supreme Islamic Shiite Council and Chairman of its Board of Trustees, is currently headed by Professor Dr. Dina Al-Mawla.

It seeks to contribute to the realization of the contents of the thesis carried by the Supreme Islamic Shiite Council in Lebanon regarding national integration and integration between the sectarian and sectarian components of the Lebanese civil society in a single political community that establishes one just state for free and equal citizens. Therefore, you are committed to making faith and science a source of awareness of the country, the citizen, the state and society. Those in charge of affairs at the university are fully aware that no single party, regardless of its ability or competence, can achieve these aspirations, and they hope that the civil society in Lebanon and the Arab and Islamic world will have a primary role in carrying them out.

This society is able, with its individuals, institutions and bodies, to secure the types of material and moral support, and to be an active partner in the responsibility for the advancement of this project, which is the property of society and generations. The Islamic University in Lebanon is a not-for-profit institution. Rather, it aims to provide higher education to all Lebanese and non-Lebanese students without distinction between race, nationality, religion or sect, and in a spirit of faith open to all human civilizations.

The Islamic University in Lebanon is working from a vision that responds to Lebanon’s need to explore the fields of modern knowledge and looks at the generalization and deepening of knowledge on their historical and contemporary terms from a balanced methodological perspective, as the basis for the project for the advancement of the nation. Lebanon and the Arab and Islamic world, and contribute to enriching scientific progress in order to catch up with societies that preceded us in the field of modern science.

Therefore, it has worked and is still working to open new or renewed specializations in terms of their quality, curricula, and their connection to the labor market to meet the requirements of the next stage in the field of business and services in Lebanon and the Arab and Islamic worlds. And it has worked and still is to raise the level of education and consolidate cooperation and coordination in cultural and educational relations with universities and higher institutes in Lebanon and abroad.

SDG 1.4.1

IUL provides assistance in the local community assisting the start-up of sustainable businesses through relevant education or resources

Most of the faculties at the Islamic University of Lebanon have a special program in preparing seminars in order to transfer knowledge to the student through specialized individuals by shedding light on certain topics that simulate scientific developments, inventions and discoveries…

SDG 1.4.2

IUL provides financial assistance to the local community assisting the start-up of sustainable businesses

The university participates in the Hult Prize competition, which is a competition for undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels from around the world. The teams compete to create new projects and institutions aimed at addressing a social challenge. The winning team receives a prize of $ 1 million in seed capital to launch their company and scale up the project…

SDG 1.4.3

IUL organizes training or programmes to improve access to basic services for all

Based on the vision of the Islamic University in Lebanon, whose first and last goal is to serve the Lebanese community, a group of professors and students of the Faculty of Engineering at the Islamic University of Lebanon had because of the spread of the Corona pandemic and because hospitals needed a greater number of respirators to help patients who contract the epidemic…

SDG 1.4.4

IUL participates in policy making at local, regional, national and/or global level to implement programmes and policies to end poverty in all its dimensions

On the level of Lebanon, and based on the vision of the university and the achievement of its goals for which it was established, the “Cultural Committee” in the Supreme Shiite Council, which includes professors and employees jointly between the Islamic University and the Council…