Na­tional Day of Ar­ti­fi­cial In­tel­li­gence open­ing cer­e­mony

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Le­banese Amer­i­can Uni­ver­sity, Qor­e­item

Jan. 12, 9 a.m.

LAU will host the open­ing cer­e­mony for the Na­tional Day of Ar­ti­fi­cial In­tel­li­gence, in co­op­er­a­tion with the Euro­pean Or­ga­ni­za­tion for Nu­clear Re­search (CERN) and un­der the pa­tron­age of Prime Min­is­ter-des­ig­nate Saad Hariri.

Hu­man rights con­fer­ence

Coral Ho­tel, Hamra

Jan. 12, 9 a.m.

The Tripoli Bar As­so­ci­a­tion and the Union of Mus­lim Jurists have or­ga­nized a hu­man rights con­fer­ence ti­tled “Le­banon’s obli­ga­tions un­der the U.N. Con­ven­tion against Tor­ture: Lo­cal chal­lenges and in­ter­na­tional re­sponse.”

Higher Is­lamic Coun­cil meet­ing

Dar al-Fatwa, Aisha Bakkar

Jan. 12, noon

Grand Mufti Sheikh Ab­del­Latif De­rian will head a meet­ing of the Higher Is­lamic Coun­cil to dis­cuss na­tional and Is­lamic af­fairs.

Lunch for the chil­dren of fallen sol­diers

Al-Ja­bal Restau­rant, Breij

Jan. 12, noon

The As­so­ci­a­tion of the Mar­tyr Lt. Col. Sobhi al-Ak­oury will host a lunch for the chil­dren of fallen sol­diers.

Demon­stra­tion protest­ing cor­rup­tion, eco­nomic is­sues

La­bor Min­istry, Mshar­rafieh

Jan. 12, 1:30 p.m.

A demon­stra­tion un­der the slo­gan “We’re all af­fected so they’re all re­spon­si­ble” will take place to protest cor­rup­tion, eco­nomic uncer­tainty and en­vi­ron­men­tal is­sues in Le­banon. The protest will start from the La­bor Min­istry and move to­ward the Health Min­istry.

Launch of mam­mog­ra­phy ser­vice

Mar Elias El-Hay Church, May­rouba

Jan. 12, 3:30 p.m.

The Gen­eral Foun­da­tion or­ga­ni­za­tion and the Le­banese Uni­ver­sity’s fac­ulty of pub­lic health will host the launch of a mam­mog­ra­phy ser­vice, in co­op­er­a­tion with the May­rouba So­cial Health Cen­ter and the mu­nic­i­pal coun­cil, in the pres­ence of MP Chamel Roukoz.

Foot­ball match view­ing party

Yacht Club, Zaitu­nay Bay

Jan. 12, 5:30 p.m.

Saudi Ara­bia’s top en­voy to Le­banon Walid al-Bukhari will host a view­ing party as the Saudi and Le­banese teams go head-to-head at the 2019 Asian Cup.

Coun­try­wide protests against cor­rup­tion

Var­i­ous lo­ca­tions across Le­banon

Jan. 13, all day

Protests against po­lit­i­cal cor­rup­tion are sched­uled coun­try­wide in Si­don, Zahle, Aley, Jounieh, Na­batieh, Akkar, Baal­beck, Chouf and Tripoli.

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