Memorial held for Rebecca at St Elias Church, Beirut

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The British Embassy hosted a memorial service at St Elias Church, Kantari, for Rebecca on 7 February, attended by her family, the UK’s Lebanese partners and friends and many representative of civil society and the diplomatic community. The UK’s Ambassador to Lebanon Hugo Shorter announced the Chevening Scholarship in Rebecca’s name. Karen Pierce, now the UK’s Permanent Representative to the UN, spoke of a life dedicated to public service.