Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Time Topic

8:30 Field Trip to “Afkar 3” Project: “The First Harvest”, under the patronage of State Minister for Administrative Reform Einaya Ezzeddine, highlighting the Project’s preliminary results, funded by the European Union and managed by the Ministry of Administrative Development – Meeting point at the Ministry of Administrative Development’s Headquarters in Starco, Central Beirut

9:30 Seminar on “International Human Rights Day”, entitled “Progress on the Implementation of the National Human Rights Plan”, organized by the Parliament Council and the Parliamentary Human Rights Committee, in cooperation with the United Nations Development Program and the Regional Office of the United Nations High Commission for Human Rights in the Middle East and North Africa, at the invitation of the Council’s General Secretariat – taking place at the Parliament’s Library Hall – Nejmeh Square

10:30 Joint Parliamentary sessions at the invitation of House Speaker Nabih Berri, including Finance and Budget, Administration and Justice, Public Works, Transport, Water and Energy, National Economy, Trade, Industry, Planning and Environment Committees

11:00 Press conference to launch the national campaign to combat illegal trafficking of cultural property in Lebanon, entitled “Civilization not for Trade,” under the patronage of Culture Minister Ghattas Khoury, at the invitation of the UNESCO Office in Beirut, in cooperation with the General Directorate of Antiquities, taking place at the National Museum of Beirut

14:00 Meeting between Information Minister Melhem Riachi and Press Syndicate Dean Aouni Al-Kaaki and Syndicate members at the Syndicate’s headquarters

17:00 Sit-in called for by Karameh Movement Head, former Minister Faisal Karameh, in support of Jerusalem and the Palestinian people, and in rejection of the American decision, taking place at his Tripoli residence

18:00 Book signing event by Journalist and Writer Omar Muhieddine Al-Natour of his new book, “Monetary Journey in the Land of the Cedars,” at the Beirut International Arab Book Fair in BIEl – Central Beirut

18:30 Seminar entitled, “Dialogue on Corruption in Lebanon,” by Dr. Janan Khoury at the invitation of the Cultural Movement in Antelias, taking place at the Movement’s headquarters in the Monastery of St. Elias – Antelias

20:00 Annual dinner banquet by the Lebanese Tobacco Inventory Management at the Phoenicia Hotel’s Grand Ballroom in Beirut

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