Her Vision & Battles
HER VISION
Paula’s vision is of a country that provides a better life and better services for its unified and committed citizenry. Paula believes that true democratic space can allow all citizens, whatever their background , ethnic group or community, to be key actors for the benefit of ALL.
PAULA'S BATTLES: ENVIRONMENT
For more than 20 years, Paula has put ecology and the defense  of the environment at the heart of her activism. Always In relation with majors Experts and Ecology Key peoples she fight for a better environment in Lebanon. Water pollution that affects Lebanese citizens was one of her main concern.

One of Paula’s proposals is to add an Ecology degree to the Lebanese Baccalaureate program, to raise awareness among the younger generation.
PAULA'S BATTLES: GARBAGE CRISIS
The waste disposal & garbage issue was one of the major crises Lebanon recently faced, with garbage thrown in the sea, no waste collection, etc. This unacceptable situation pushed Paula to seek an appropriate solution in line with her environmental strategy. Once elected, she raised the issue of sanitation in the Beirut District and pushed the government and municipality to find alternative solutions to incinerators.
PAULA'S BATTLES: RECYCLING / UP-CYCLING
Paula also led a different initiative dealing with industrial recycling and its applications in design and art though the up-cycling process.
She was the principal supporter of the initiative to create the world’s largest up-cycling fresco in the Dbayeh Waterfront. 
She is also involved in pushing for an up-cycling Department at the major Art Academy and Design High School in Lebanon.

PAULA'S BATTLES: GOVERNANCE AND TRANSPARENCY
True democracy and government transparency was the main political model that moved Paula to campaign for a seat in parliament in the May 2018 election. Since winning her seat representing the Beirut District, she has never ceased pushing her political program of fighting against corruption and for full transparency for a better, more democratic Lebanon.

In this multi-confessional  country, Paula has defended the principle that there must be one law applicable to everyone, regardless of religion or sex.

 Last but not least, one of Paula’s proposals is to abolish all honorific titles in the political administration, in order to foster a spirit of true public service.
PAULA'S BATTLES: SECULARISM
The separation of religious rules and the state is one of Paula’s concerns, particularly in Lebanon – a multi-religious country.  Now that she has been elected to the Lebanese parliament, Paula sees herself as the representive of all Lebanese people, whatever their religion.

However, Paula also believes that inter-religious dialogue must still be supported, in the Middle East in general and in Lebanon in particular.

Paula is an active supporter of civil marriage.
PAULA'S BATTLES: WOMEN'S RIGHTS
One of Paula’s concerns is the status of women in Lebanon.

She has always fought for recognition of the rights of women, civil marriage, National identity transmission  and even rights for foreigner workers.

PAULA'S BATTLES: INSECURITY & POVERTY
In order to fight against the poverty and insecurity that affect a major portion of Lebanese citizens, Paula founded the NGO DAFA, which collects and distributes clothing and food for the needy through a large national network.
PAULA'S BATTLES: EDUCATION
Education is an important issue for Paula. She tries to attend most graduation events, addressing the next generation and urging young graduates to fight for a better Lebanon for all. 
Through her wider network, Paula has provided many grants to students who could not afford to pay their tuition.
As a full supporter of the education system, Paula is also concerned with the quality and sustainability of the teaching profession in Lebanon