For his kindness and devotion and for his endless support to SPNL and Lebanon the Ambassador of Switzerland H.E. Mr. François Barras and SPNL have hosted a ceremony in memory of Dr. Luc Hoffmann on Tues.Oct.4th at the Ambassador of Switzerland residence. The ceremony was attended by representatives from the Ministry of Environment, Lebanese NGOs, SPNL team, and the Director General of the MAVA Foundation Mrs. Lynda Mansson.
H.E. Mr. François Barras, Mrs. Lynda Mansson, and Mr. Assad Serhal presented their speeches honoring Dr. Hoffmann’s life achievements that served the conservation of nature and the well-being of human societies. The ceremony beautiful pictures of Dr. Hoffmann’s life events passed on screen and people exchanged their sincere memories with him.
The day after, Mrs. Lynda Mansson accompanied by Mr. Assad Serhal have visited the Shouf Cedar Reserve and the West Bekaa Country Club in Hima Kherbet Kanafar, where SPNL Hima center is located, a bottleneck area for Birds and one of the highest biodiversity areas in Lebanon. Together, they have planted a Cedar Tree for honoring Dr. Luc Hoffmann, a Pine Tree for Mr. Andre Hoffmann, and an Olive Tree for Mrs. Lynda Mansson right next to the Hima Center.