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Phoenicia Hotel
Minet El Hosn
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Beirut,  0000
Lebanon
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Stories

Inauguration dinner of RCBC with DG Dr. Michel Jazzar and Mrs. Dia Jazzar, and the AG Mrs Najat Francis. Guest speaker was Mrs. Nayla Fahed, CEO of  the NGO "Tabshoura". The topic was Alternative Learning 

By guest speaker Rotarian Aziz Bassoul  of RC de Beyrouth . Dr. Bassoul is the Ex CFO and Ex CEO of CAT group of Companies and is the author of "Rugs of the Caucasus" and of " Human and Divine" 
BCRAC members presented to RCBC members and guests the projects that were implemented during the RY 2017-2018. 
Dr. Jamal Itani mayor of the Beirut municipality talked about the projects that are being accomplished in Beirut as well as the futur projects that are being planned and the related challenges that the municipality is facing.
RCBC Rotarian Rana Salhab (Partner at Deloitte in the Middle East) was the speaker at RCBC weekly business meeting. The title of the speech was "Women's Empowerment  in Lebanon: Myth vs. Reality"
Business meeting with Dr. Joyce Azzam, the first Lebanese woman on the quest to complete the Explorers Grand Slam. She has still Mt. Vinson and Mt. Everest and the two poles to achieve her dream
Presidential Peace Conference. This conference was on “Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Peace”under the auspices of the President of Lebanon General Michel Aoun, the President of Rotary International Ian H.S.Riseley and President of the Rotary Foundation Paul Natzel. 
On Tuesday January 16, Rotary Club Beirut Cosmopolitan and Rotary Club de Beyrouth hosted a dinner featuring our guest speaker HE Raya Haffar El Hassan, ex Minister of Finance in Lebanon and currently Chairman- General Manager of the Tripoli Special Economic Zone.
The dinner was well attended by Rotarians and distinguished guests who were treated to a very informative and realistic presentation on the topic Economic Development 2017-2018: Highlights and Outlook.
On December 15, 2017 RCBC hosted 78 children from two orphanages : Saint Charbel Baabdate de la Congregation des Soeurs de Saints Coeurs and from the Ecole Immaculee Conception de Saint Vincent de Paul, Beyrouth. 
Dr. Assem Saffieddine Professor of Finance at AUB explained how companies are rated by external rating agencies and what affects the rating. In addition he explained how the rating can be correlated with the country rating . 
Dr. Nabil Naja (Geriatrics Consultant at CMC Hospital ) Nd founder member  and ex president of the Lebanese Alzheimer  Association explained to the RCBC members and guests what's Alzheimer. 
 
Fellowship meeting with BCRAC members who presented their vision for this rotary year, followed by brief talks on Public Image and the Rotary Foundation.
Mrs. Raja Ghoainy Sarieddine, Lebanese University Professor - Faculty of Demography & social science- talked about the Increasing Urban Population in Lebanon & social implications