Christina Foerch Saab

Institution:
Fighters for Peace
Anschrift:
Zico House Spears street, 2nd floor
Beirut
LEBANON
Vita:

Christina Foerch Saab holds a Master Degree in Political Sciences and Spanish from the Free University of Berlin and has a certificate in Biography Work. In the year 2000 she moved from Berlin to Beirut where she has been working as filmmaker, journalist, and consultant for NGOs. Her films were published in 3sat, arte, DW-TV, ORF, and Al Arabiya and were screened at international festivals.

She has specialized in issues such as the memory of the Lebanese civil war, ex-combatants, peace education, media, and arms control and disarmament processes.

Foerch Saab represents civil society from the MENA region at UN conferences for arms control and also speaks and facilitates at international conferences about disarmament and former combatants.

In the organization Fighters for Peace she is part of the management board and in charge of projects, international relations and psycho-social work with ex-combatants.