Best Practices

E-Learning

Notre Dame University
www.ndu.edu.lb

A comprehensive course delivery platform accessible by students and faculty on campus based on Blackboard

American University of Beirut
www.aub.edu.lb
A comprehensive eLearning environment including registration, course delivery and on-line live sessions.

Université Saint Joseph
www.usj.edu.lb
A course delivery platform based on WebCT and open source applications
Arab Open University www.arabou.org An Open learning platform proposed at the AOU is in part a form of distance education with added enhancements for quality education.
E-Governance

Lebanese Customs
www.customs.gov.lb/customs
Provides accurate information related to customs functions including direct access the trade database with on-line tracking of operations and live statistics on the status of imports and exports.
Informs from OMSAR
www.informs.gov.lb
An inventory of government procedures related to the public that specifies the documents that are required for the submittal of a procedure, its workflow and fees required for its completion as well as related application forms.
Ogero
www.ogero.gov.lb
OGERO/MoT business is focused on national and international telephone and data services on the fixed network by providing individual and corporate tailor made services
Central Bank of Lebanon
www.bdl.gov.lb

The Central Bank is not only the bank of the government but also the regulatory body of the whole banking sector. The BDL web site contains a wealth of information in relation to the vibrant Lebanese financial sector.
Presidency of the Council of Ministers
www.pcm.gov.lv
The Presidency of the Council of Ministers have implemented a sophisticated workflow system to automate all processes related to the preparation of the Council of Ministers Agenda and follow-up.
E-Business

Skileb
www.skileb.com
SkiLreb.com offers access to all Lebanese ski resorts with the possibility of viewing, enquiring and making all reservations, from air tickets to hotels to skiing material.
Lebanon Business Network
www.linbusiness.com/lbn/ Lebanon Business Network (LBN) which is a non-profit, business development vehicle, featuring an online marketplace and a business matching database.
Khan El-Saboun (Soap Manufactory)
www.KhanAlSaboun.com
In 1480, the governor of Tripoli capital of North Lebanon, established Khan Al Saboun to produce scented soap. In 2005 the tradition is still alive and products are widely sold through the internet.
Al Rifai Roastery
www.alrifai.com
In 1948, Hajj Moussa Al Rifai opened a small shop to roast and sell nuts and kernels. Today with more than 50 outlets Al Rifai is relaying heavily on its website to sell famous Lebanese nuts all over the world.
Khebz Al Sultan (Al Sultan Bakery)
www.khebzalsultan.com
A famous Lebanese bakery selling Lebanese bread to the whole world.
Rifaat Al-Hallab Oriental Pastry
www.hallab.com

Since 1881, Rafaat Hallab have been gratifying their customers’ gourmet fantasies with the most delicious homemade oriental pastries … now on-line to the whole world.


E-Culture

Faqra Archeological Site
www.usek.edu.lb/strabon/lb_faqra
Faqra is the most spectacular group of ruins in Mount Lebanon. The use of multimedia and interactivity to promote this exceptional cultural heritage was key in the success of the project, and was achieved using state of the art technology and visual capabilities.
ParaVision
www.paravision.org
A Comprehensive series of CDs covering all cultural aspects of Lebanese cities and villages. Special Mention in WSA03.
Ministry of Tourism
www.lebanon-tourism.gov.lb Main site of the Lebanese Ministry of Tourism which provides information on various archeological and historical sites in Byblos, Tyre, Sidon and Baalbek and useful tips for tourists.
Lebanon Art
www.lebanonart.net
Lebanese painters, photographers, sculptors, poets and others are featured on this site, which includes some of their works and their cv.
E-Entertainment

LBC WebTV
www.webtv.lbcgroup.tv
The Lebanese Broadcast Corporation (LBC) is a leading media organization ranking first in terms of viewer-ship in Lebanon and the Middle-East.

Despite its simple interface, the site gives access to live news as well as archives by section and topic. Recent and old political and cultural talk shows, dramas, games and music shows are also available.
Playlebanon.com
www.playlebanon.com
PlayLebanon is a forum of amusement and dream. It aims to offer its users real, transparent and credible chances to win a fortune by giving them online access to prime lotteries and games.
Naharnet
www.naharnet.com
News and entertainment portal with multiple facilities like SMS messaging, chat rooms, free email, ring tones center, real estate announcements, …

What’s Up Lebanon
www.whatsuplebanon.com
A Comprehensive entertainment portal for registered users, including city information, cultural events, restaurants and tourism, art exhibitions and people’s life.
E-Science

American University of Beirut -
High Performance Computing Center www.aub.edu.lb
High Performance Computing Center for mathematical and financial research and simulation.
E-Health

MobiMed
www.mobilemedecine.com
MobiMed is a set of software applications designed to provide the medical staff, with accurate real time information; either through handheld devices such as PDAs, Pocket PCs; or with the help of fixed panels scattered around the hospital.
Mednet
www.mednetliban.com.lb
The MedNet Organization is a benefits management company that serves various third party payers such as insurance companies, mutual societies and employer groups

  • Third-party administration services
  • Patient support services
  • Management of benefits
  • Claims processing and adjustments
  • Accounting, payment and reconciliation services
  • Specialized legal services

SoftPharm
www.sophtpharm.com.lb
A sophisticated award-winning software for the management of pharmacies, that includes an extensive drugs database and disease symptoms with a personalized follow-up per patient.
E-Inclusion

Bassma
www.bassma.org
BASSMA (Smile) is a humanitarian organization based on volunteer work. Its objective is to improve living conditions of Lebanese families in need in order to help them, without any political or religious discrimination, gain financial autonomy.
PiPOP
www.pipop.org
The PCA Internet Point of Presence (PiPOP) is one of the most successful e-Inclusion programs in the Middle-East. More than 45 tele-centers installed in remote areas to allow access to the general public. A detailed web-site for each village is also available with comprehensive cultural, touristic, agricultural and community information.


World Lebanese Cultural Union
www.wlcu.com
A non-political, non-sectarian international organization that brings together Lebanese émigrés from North and South America, Europe, Africa, Australia and New Zealand to preserve Lebanese culture and heritage.

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