In Brief

Collaboration with Czech Embassy

Dr. Jabbra and the Ambassador of the Czech Republic Michaela Froňková have signed an agreement, whereby a generous grant from the Czech Republic will contribute to financing a mobile clinic for the disadvantaged rural communities. Tests and treatment of noncommunicable diseases will be conducted by first-rate physicians from LAU’s School of Medicine and LAU’s Medical Center.

LCF Launches New Training Center

The LAU Louis Cardahi Foundation (LCF) has established a Heritage Conservation and Protection Training Center aimed at helping local and international conservationists in their practice. The training will adhere to UNESCO heritage-related conventions, protocols and guidelines – a unique opportunity for the proper protection of natural and cultural heritage in Lebanon.

BMW Group Beirut Hackathon 2019

The hackathon’s set-up was discussed at the kick-off meeting in the presence of representatives of the BMW Group Logistics team, Munich, Alfa GMS operator, Lebanon, and representatives of NVIDIA and Oracle Corporations via Skype. Attendees included professors and students from eight major Lebanese universities, MPs Nadim Gemayel and Nicolas Sehnaoui and managers of Bassoul-Heneine BMW Agency.

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