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Japan Supports the Rehabilitation of Sbouba Public School through LOST

Education
As part of its continuous efforts to enhance the quality of education in Lebanon, The Embassy of Japan supports the Lebanese Organization for Studies and Training (LOST), for the rehabilitation of Sbouba Public School, in the village of Sbouba, in Baalbek - El Hermel. The Village is unfortunately deprived of developmental projects and enhanced public services, due to the complete absence of a municipality.To fund the project, on November 18 2019, Mr. Takeshi Okubo, Ambassador of Japan to Lebanon signed a grant contract with Dr. Ramy Lakkis, Director of LOST, a local NGO that has been providing various services including education, humanitarian assistance, and health to the people of Baalbek and El Hermel. During the ceremony both sides agreed on the growing humanitarian needs on the groun...

We Seek to Improve Quality of Teaching and Learning in KSA, Minister of Education Affirms at a UNESCO Meeting

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Paris, Minister of Education of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Dr. Hamad bin Mohammed Al Al-Sheikh, participated in the seventh meeting of the Steering Committee of the Sustainable Development Goals for Education 2030, held at the headquarters of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in Paris.Addressing the meeting, Al Al-Sheikh stressed that the Kingdom and other countries in the region are responding to the three policy priorities in the Arab region as discussed and agreed at the 3rd Regional Meeting on Education 2030, held in Jordan in November 2018, calling for ensuring the equitable and comprehensive provision of quality education for displaced and affected people, improving the quality of teaching and learning, increasing of funding for education,...

Damascus University discusses scientific cooperation with Slovakia, Kazakhstan

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Damascus, Rector of Damascus University, Mohammad Maher Qabaqibi discussed with Rector of the Economic University of Bratislava in Slovakia Ferdinand Dano means of developing scientific and academic cooperation between the two sides according to the common specialities and needs.During their meeting on Wednesday, the two sides agreed on activating the previous scientific agreements and preparing for signing a new agreement in the economic, marketing and electronic trade and administration fields.They also discussed means of exchanging students and academics, and conducting joint scientific research to serve the interests of the two sides.Dr. Qabaqibi underlined Damascus University's keenness on developing its scientific relations with different universities on the international level.In tu...

Damascus University discusses scientific cooperation with Slovakia, Kazakhstan

Education
Damascus, Rector of Damascus University, Mohammad Maher Qabaqibi discussed with Rector of the Economic University of Bratislava in Slovakia Ferdinand Dano means of developing scientific and academic cooperation between the two sides according to the common specialities and needs.During their meeting on Wednesday, the two sides agreed on activating the previous scientific agreements and preparing for signing a new agreement in the economic, marketing and electronic trade and administration fields.They also discussed means of exchanging students and academics, and conducting joint scientific research to serve the interests of the two sides.Dr. Qabaqibi underlined Damascus University's keenness on developing its scientific relations with different universities on the international level.In tu...

Higher Education Ministry, ICRC sign MoU on bolstering cooperation

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Damascus, Higher Education Ministry and Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Syria on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding to strengthen scientific and academic cooperation.The MoU includes exchange of experience, and scientific publications, in addition to setting up joint or mutual scientific events in governmental universities concerned with legal affairs in accordance with the legislations governing the both sides.The MOU identified the implementation mechanisms through preparing an annual program for cooperation fields, with the delegation of ICRC should provide financial, scientific and technical support for the Ministry in publications , and expertise , and in promoting the academic programs and organizing activities included in the MoU.Sour...

Higher Education Ministry, ICRC sign MoU on bolstering cooperation

Education
Damascus, Higher Education Ministry and Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Syria on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding to strengthen scientific and academic cooperation.The MoU includes exchange of experience, and scientific publications, in addition to setting up joint or mutual scientific events in governmental universities concerned with legal affairs in accordance with the legislations governing the both sides.The MOU identified the implementation mechanisms through preparing an annual program for cooperation fields, with the delegation of ICRC should provide financial, scientific and technical support for the Ministry in publications , and expertise , and in promoting the academic programs and organizing activities included in the MoU.Sour...

Lebanese doctor receives first prize in the European Cancer Commission’s examination

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A new remarkable achievement for Lebanon was reaped by Dr. Tarek Salah Assi (who hails from the southern town of Dweir) by receiving the first place award in the European Commission on Cancer's Examination for 2018, during its annual conference this year which was held in Barcelona, Spain, between September 27 and October 1, 2019.More than 400 oncologists from across the world usually undertake the examination, which is considered part of the recognition of tumor competence in some European countries. The doctor is also accredited by the European Cancer Committee for five years.Source: National News Agency