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PepsiCo, Ajialouna launch 2021’s Tomooh scholarship program, mark 16 years of supporting Lebanon’s youth

PepsiCo, Ajialouna launch 2021’s Tomooh scholarship program, mark 16 years of supporting Lebanon’s youth

Beirut, APRIL 2021- PepsiCo Inc., in partnership with Ajialouna, a local non-profit organization, announced the launch of its Tomooh scholarship program for 2021, celebrating 16 years of supporting disadvantaged Lebanese youths in pursuing higher education. The program was initially launched in 2006 after Saad Abdul-Latif, the then PepsiCo Chief Executive Officer for Asia, Middle East

Early Childhood Authority (ECA) launches project to develop family counseling services within the framework of Ma’an’s Social Impact Bond

In partnership with the Authority of Social Contribution – Ma’an, Early Childhood Authority (ECA) launches project to develop family counseling services within the framework of Ma’an’s Social Impact Bond The initiative will offer counselling support for parents of children, aged between 0-8 years, who are experiencing family difficulties. Enhances parents’ ability to support the social and emotional

Huawei and USEK collaborate to develop local talent through the Huawei ICT academy

Lebanon – March 23, 2021: Huawei, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK), to establish the Huawei ICT Academy for the college’s students in the University’s School of Engineering. The MoU aims at

BIC partners with Zaid Farouki to inspire his upcoming collection for Arab Fashion Week (AFW)

BIC is Human Creativity Partner of AFW 2021 Dubai, 10 March 2021BIC, a world leader in stationery, lighters and shavers, has come onboard as the Human Creativity Partner of Arab Fashion Council (AFC)’s 2021 Arab Fashion Week. As part of this partnership, BIC is collaborating with emerging Arab designer Zaid Farouki to inspire his upcoming

UNICEF is making every effort to attain a solution for the payment of contracted teachers’ salaries

Statement attributable to Yukie Mokuo, UNICEF Representative in Lebanon 25 February 2021, Beirut – “UNICEF is aware of the tough situation that public schools’ contracted teachers are facing with regard to the payment of outstanding salaries. We have been following up, and we sympathize with the teachers. As informed at a meeting today with representatives

Homeschooling: Challenges and Solutions Webinar

You are invited to a Zoom webinar.When: Feb 25, 2021 06:30 PM BeirutTopic: Homeschooling: Challenges and Solutions Webinar Register in advance for thiswebinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_4AeNj_DQQWORye5PQpYR1A  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Oracle Supports Lebanese NGOs to Equip Students and Teachers Across 2300 schools with IT Skills for the Future

Beirut, Lebanon, 03 February 2021: Oracle has collaborated with Lebanon-based NGOs International Education Association (IEA) and the Mouna Bustros Foundation (FMB) for the Coder-Maker Initiative, a program that aims to train Lebanese youth with training in computer coding. The initiative, which is supported by Oracle Academy, will provide schools in Lebanon with training, education programs

Huawei announces winners of first-ever Middle East Innovation Competition

Team from the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik USEK, Lebanon wins the Best Innovation Award, while the students from the Princess Sumaya University for Technology in Jordan bag first place at the Huawei Innovation Competition Beirut, Lebanon – January 28, 2021: Huawei, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart

UNESCO launches an online course in Arabic on “Journalism in a pandemic: Covering COVID-19 now and in the future”

Beirut, 25 January 2021 – A Massive Open Online Course “Journalism in a Pandemic: Covering COVID 19 Now and in the Future“, offered by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas at Austin is now available in Arabic in a self-directed format. The UNESCO Beirut office has translated the

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