During the launch of the “Lebanon Municipal GIS Portal” developed by ArabiaGIS based on the USAID fund of Baladi – MSI. The project goal was to increase productivity and transparency in the municipal sector in Lebanon. The event, that was held at SmallVille Hotel in SinnElFil, Beirut covered presentations about the project accomplishments and goals. On the other hand, the speeches covered technical training by certified GIS trainers about the
Presenting about Baldati – an open web city. A new platform about transparency, with Jezzine opinion leaders. Baldati platform provides the municipalities with tools to publish their financial data and sharing them with the citizens in an interactive, visual and easy to understand and leverage way. Citizens will have the chance to provide their feedback on municipal budgets and projects, air their complaints on municipal performance, and most important, file and sign electronic petitions
On 31 October 2017, UNESCO Beirut launched this initiative with the participation of almost 30 NGOs who were trained on the use of the Platform. George Awad, UNESCO Beirut’s Programme Specialist in Communication and Information, said: “As part of this collaboration between UNESCO and the Tahaki Platform, a series of roadshows in different Lebanese regions will be organized, targeting small and medium NGOs to introduce them and to train them
The “tahaki.com” platform convened its first conference titled #tech4cause on the use of technology to improve the work efficiency of civil society organizations at Crowne Plaza Hotel in Hamra, Beirut, with the participation of more than 130 organizations and civil society activists. The conference focused on how associations and organizations benefit from the services and technologies that “tahaki” provides in advancing their development their work and managing their operations. UNESCO’s
I had the opportunity to give a speech about Scrum at agile tour Beirut 2015, which is the third Lebanese edition of the biggest international Agile event: the Agile Tour. The conference focuses on agile project management, leadership, creativity, innovation, people-centric approaches, continuous improvement, and fun. The event is organized by Agile Lebanon and hosted by top professionals from Lebanon and abroad (France, Luxembourg, Netherland, Turkey).