Introduction to World Bank Group Resources

Ms. Elena Maslyukova, E-resources and Collection Management Librarian from the World Bank Group Library reached out to Lebanese librarians from specialized libraries, local NGOs or Universities to present data, research, and publications made available by the World Bank and IFC. Date: October 10 2019 Location: Holy Spirit University of Kaslik...

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IFLA President’s Session

Ms. Randa Al Chidiac was invited to give a short presentation during IFLA President’s Session in the 85th IFLA General Conference and Assembly. She spoke on the LLA experience and projects with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in order to improve library services and to improve the position of libraries...

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Arab Union Catalog (AUC): Open forum

The purpose of this meeting was to give librarians a short introduction about AUC and to discuss concerns, success, problems, and solutions, as well as future plans to create a union catalog that includes the holdings of libraries from the Arab world. Date: June 27 2019 Location: Holy Spirit University...

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IFLA Global Vision Workshop

Dr. Marwa Al Sahn, IFLA Governing Board Member, was the trainer. It was attended by 30 librarians from the different library sectors to engage in an international discussion to explore how a connected library field can meet the challenges of the future Date: March 11 & 12 2019 Location: Holy...

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Arab Forum for Sustainable Development 2019 (AFSD-2019)

The Arab Forum for Sustainable Development is an annual high-level regional platform, where multiple stakeholders discuss coordination pathways for the implementation, follow-up, and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in the Arab region. It was attended by Dr. Fawz Abdallah, LLA President, and Ms. Randa Al Chidiac, LLA...

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Sustainable Development Goals Open Panel

Organized an open panel with other civil society bodies on the SDGs being implemented across society and in libraries. Speakers were Ms. Mona Fattah Wahidi (Sustainable Development Officer, ESCWA, UN), Dr. Mohammad Bakleh (Chief Librarian, ESCWA, UN), Ms. Dalida Sneifer (Green Committee Coordinator, Holy Spirit University of Kaslik), Mrs. May...

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Panel on Fake news: Epidemic for Libraries and Media

The Association Organized a panel on the current danger of fakes news and its effect on society. Speakers were MP Dr. Ibrahim El-Moussawi, Parliament Committee Member: Administration and Justice Committee, Human Rights Committee; Ms. Scarlett Haddad, Journalist with l’Orient-le-Jour & Member of Syndicate of Editors of the Lebanese Press, Ms....

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