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An unprecedented crisis leaves a profound impact on children in Lebanon – UNICEF

An unprecedented crisis leaves a profound impact on children in Lebanon – UNICEF

“This situation demands a similarly unprecedented response to support children deprived of essential services”, said UNICEF Representative, Yukie Mokuo BEIRUT, 21 December 2020 – 2020 has been exceptionally challenging, a year of unprecedented deterioration of the wellbeing of children, young people and families living in Lebanon. The COVID-19 pandemic, as well as a dramatically worsening

UNESCO Beirut and Education Cannot Wait A commitment to quality and continuity of education in Lebanon

Thursday, 10 December 2020 – UNESCO Beirut and Education Cannot Wait (ECW) today launched their new partnership to rehabilitate damaged schools following the 4 August 2020 Beirut explosions, at a press conference held at the Achrafiyeh 3rd Public School. The high-level press conference included the participation of the Minister of Education and Higher Education H.E.

EDUCATION CANNOT WAIT INVITES BEIRUT-BASED JOURNALISTS TO ACCOMPANY HIGH-LEVEL UN MISSION IN LEBANON: 8-14 DECEMBER

MEDIA ADVISORY: 8 December 2020 EDUCATION CANNOT WAIT INVITES BEIRUT-BASED JOURNALISTS TO ACCOMPANY HIGH-LEVEL UN MISSION IN LEBANON: 8-14 DECEMBER Education Cannot Wait’s mission to Lebanon focuses on: mobilizing new resources to accelerate a multi-year education response; assessing ongoing school rehabilitations in Beirut and ECW’s COVID-19 education in emergency response Lebanon Mission Dates: 8-14 December

Webinar – Recent Trends in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Modern University for Business and Science (MUBS) – Lebanon organized a webinar entitled “Recent Trends in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning” on November 11, 2020.   Professor Bassem Kaissi (VP for International Affairs at MUBS and National Project coordinator of the Elegant Project) highlighted in his opening speech that the scale and the surge in attention

UNESCO and EAA announce $10 million to restore damaged schools in Beirut

Paris/Beirut, 4 November 2020- UNESCO and Education Above All (EAA) have established a partnership for quality education in Lebanon that includes around $10 million to rebuild or restore damaged schools and get education back on track. “I visited shattered schools and classrooms in Beirut right after the blast. Faced with this traumatic experience of loss

The newly launched regional programme ALL AROUND-CULTURE announces two open calls for cultural and artistic entities and individuals

Beirut – October 27, 2020  ALL-AROUND CULTURE is a new regional programme co-funded by the European Union that aims to foster a vital cultural ecosystem as an enabling environment for social and economic inclusion of young people in seven countries across the Arab region including Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Tunisia, and Libyan and

Parents committee at Saint Joseph College Antoura launches initiative to support parents who are unable to pay tuition

Antoura, October 26, 2020: In light of the difficult circumstances in Lebanon, and their dangerous repercussions affecting life in all of its aspects, especially at the educational level, the Parents Committee at Saint Joseph College Antoura launched a special initiative to support students’ parents as much as possible, and help them overcome the current crisis.

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai Announces Internship Program for Saudi Nationals

Riyadh-Saudi Arabia: 12 October 2020 – The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai launched an internship program to inspire young talented Saudi nationals to play a proactive and integral role in shaping the future of their country. The initiative aims to give young people in the Kingdom a chance to serve as brand ambassadors

USEK Launches a Pioneering Initiative with Carlos Ghosn

Encompassing 3 Programs on Business Strategies and Performance, Intensive Upskilling Training and Support for Start-ups 29 September 2020 The President of the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK), Father Talal Hachem, and Mr. Carlos Ghosn launched a tridimensional initiative including an executive program: business strategies and performance for senior managers in the MENA region, an

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