Inauguration of Public Library in Berkayel, Akkar

Ms. Randa Al- Chidiac, representing LLA, was invited by the Municipality of Berkayel, in collaboration with the Mohammed Ali Khader Foundation for Creativity, to inaugurate the Berkayel Public Library which holds a collection of 4700 books and several computer stations. The event was under the patronage of the Minister of...

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Multi-Stakeholder SDG Forum in Beirut

Dr. Fawz Abdallah and Ms. Randa Al Chidiac attended the Multi-stakeholder SDG forum which revolved around United Nations 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals. It featured several keynote speakers including Dr. Fadlo Khuri, president of American University of Beirut and Mr. Philippe Lazarrini, UN Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator....

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Nation of Readers: Why and How Workshop

Ingrid Bon, Manager Development Programmes, IFLA, gave a workshop related to literacy and reading. The trainer and attendees questions: Why do we need to create a Nation of Readers, and the role of librarians. Date: May 18 2017 Location: Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK), Jounieh, Lebanon Flickr Link: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmPJd3jj

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United Nations 2030 Agenda: Role of LLA members

Dr. Fawz Abdallah and Ms. Randa Al Chidiac gave an introductory presentation on the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals and the role of IFLA through International Advocacy Programme (IAP). Date: May 4 2017 Location: American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon Flickr Link: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmPJctxh

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Arab League Project

Randa Al Chidiac, LLA President, attended a regional meeting organized by the Arab League Library to draft a plan to create an online directory of libraries and information centers in Arab World. Date: January 17 – 19, 2016 Location: Cairo, Egypt Flickr Link: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmQ6jaFp

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Open Source and Library Management Systems

Dr. Jawad Makki gave a presentation to introduce LLA members to the concept of open source and available library systems. Date: December 17 2015 Location: Information Sciences Department (Branch 1), Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon Flickr Link: https://www.flickr.com/gp/lebaneselibrary/L59a81

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