Middle East Energy & Geopolitics Conference at Maison du Futur Bickfaya

On Friday 14th of June 2019, the Conference ”Middle Eat Energy & Geopolitics” was held at the Maison du Futur, Bickfaya preceded by a gala diner at the Hilton, Beirut on June 13th. Organized by Maison du Futur, Energy Intelligence, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, Al Ahram Center for Political & Strategic Studies and Medurable, the Conference…

Family: the Face of Society Conference by AFE Lebanon

On the occasion of the International Day of Families, Association Familiale pour l’Education AFE, in partnership with International Federation for Family Development IFFD and Fundación Promoción Social (FPS); have successfully launched the Conference: Family, The Face of Society at SmallVille Hotel Badaro on May 23rd 2019, at 8:00pm – Lebanon. Two Distinguished International Speakers  flew…

The Dragon’s Tale: What does China Want?

In 40 years only, China has passed from an under-developed country emerging from a tragic civil war, to a world superpower, possibly challenging the USA – in the not-so-distant future –  into becoming the planet’s number one leading economy. Far away from Descartes’ strict western rationalism, Chinese Taoist fundamentals of Ying and Yang, where opposites…

Slideshow Portraits by Emile E. ISSA

Quelque part entre l’ombre et la lumière se trouve peut-être encore un sanctuaire. Celui de l’instant éternel. L’Azur bucéphale est ardent, le sommeil m’étroit, le monde s’étend. Pourtant la beauté palpite, et l’océan… l’Océan a faim. Zoom in & Swipe for slideshow All Photos Copyright Zoom in & Swipe for slideshow              …

Collège Notre-Dame de Jamhour: Embracing a Blood Donation Culture

Students raising money for their prom has long been part of end-of-school-year traditions around the world. Some choose to wash cars or carry out bake sales, but the 2019 graduating class of Notre-Dame de Jamhour had something else in mind this year. On May 4 and 5 2019, the NDJ college hosted its annual two-day…

Zafer Chaoui, Un Parcours d’Exception: Rencontre

M. Zafer Chaoui est connu au Liban et à l’International pour son parcours d’exception dans le monde des affaires. M. Chaoui est Consul général honoraire de Finlande au Liban depuis 1990 et Administrateur de la Banque Libano-Française SAL depuis juin 1991 . Il est également président de diverses sociétés industrielles et commerciales. En effet, Zafer…

Lebanese Wines Celebrate 25 Years of PROWEIN in Düsseldorf

Prowein International Fair celebrates its 25th Anniversary in Düsseldorf, Germany from 17th till 19th of March 2019 bringing together wine and spirits professionals from around the world. 9 Wine producers from Lebanon are now present with the ‘Union Vinicole du Liban’ (UVL) and its dynamic President Mr. Zafer Chaoui to celebrate this special anniversary bringing together…

USJ University & BMB Smart launch Artificial Intelligence, Big Data & Ethical Hacking Continuing Education Program

In collaboration with the Office of Regional Development and External Programs of Saint Joseph University of Beirut (USJ), the “Ecole Supérieure d’Ingénieurs de Beyrouth” (ESIB) and the National Institute of Telecommunications and Informatics (INCI), represented by the Rector of the USJ, Prof. Salim Daccache s.j., BMB, leader in computer technologies represented by its CEO, Mr….

On Goodwill and Freedom of Speech

Humanity lives today in a fascinating time filled with increasing opportunities, complex challenges and threats that are harder to detect. The world is connected like never before. Thanks to the latest scientific discoveries in the fields of communications technology, sustainable energy, travel,  health, internet of things, artificial intelligence and many more; the planet has almost achieved the status…

Andrea Wazen and The Artistry of Bespoke Shoe Design

     As a young child in Beirut, bespoke shoe designer, Andrea Wazen, already knew that her passion lay in the arts. She was constantly sketching and drawing and, being a twin, was less than pleased when her mother used to dress her and her sister alike. “I was very particular about what I wanted…

CHOGM 2018 in London KAMSYN Exclusive Report

                Exclusive REPORT KAMSYN / Words by Sherine Bouez Communications Consultant With its key configuration of constituencies, the Commonwealth leveraged on its Secretariat, members, organizations, and networks, in putting forward new trade-related solutions to their shared challenges. From April 16th to 18th, the Commonwealth Business Forum 2018 opened by Her Majesty Queen…

Visual Artist Elias Abkar: Passion meets Photographic Excellence

Born in the Mythic city of Byblos, Lebanon, Visual Artist Elias Abkar grew up holding on to his dream of pursuing Art & Audiovisual Studies. After successfully graduating from the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik in 2015 (USEK), he quickly became more than just another dynamic Fashion and Lifestyle Photographer, but also a much sought-after Professional…