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Wael Habbal

Wael Habbal

Leaders Europe 2020


Co-Founder and Director, The Syrian and Greek Youth Forum



Wael is Co-Founder and Director of The Syrian and Greek Youth Forum, an activist collective based in Athens that is focused on community-building, employment, and inclusion. Wael believes that through empowering active citizenship and social interaction, human rights can become a priority in global policies. Wael has worked to support refugees of all nationalities in the Moria Refugee Camp, in partnership with solidarity groups and NGOs, and this experience informed his belief that providing dignified support and building trust and respect is central to human rights work.