BEPS Annual Report- 2012

BEPS activities during year 2012 revolved around:

  • Organizing an international colloquium on “CSR: When Corporations Become Citizens”: BEPS organized jointly with PRME, affiliated to the United Nations, a scientific conference on “CSR: when corporates become citizens” on November 7th and 8th, 2012, at the faculty of Business of the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik. The Secretary-General of AARU, Dr. Sultan Abu Orabi, and the Secretary-General of PRME Mr. Jonas Heartle attended the conference, along with several Arab, American and European researchers and deans, under media coverage;
  • Attending the 5th Eduniversal World Convention that took place in Lima, Peru, in October 2012, and the AARU 9th annual meeting that took place in Jordan in July 2012. The AARU meeting was a good opportunity for exchanging expertise and discussing the benefits of Arab societies’ activities and the problems that are obstructing its development;
  • Publishing the 7th issue of the ‘Arab Economic and Business Journal’;
  • Holding BEPS executive committee meeting on November 8th, 2012: Mr. Heartle, the Secretary-General of PRME attended the meeting along with Mr. Selim Sayegh, the former Minister of Social Affairs.