Many of Lebanon’s educated and creative citizens began moving elsewhere because slow recovery hampered their opportunities for professional success.
Business growth was further threatened by Lebanon’s outdated information and communication technology (ICT) infrastructure, which was slow, expensive, and lacked adequate bandwidth even before the conflict.
The Lebanese people had the ability to recover from the crisis, but recovery would likely be slow and limited without assistance from outside sources.
Cisco committed cash, equipment, and its expertise in networking technology to help reverse “brain drain” and build a foundation for lasting prosperity in Lebanon through:
Cisco partnered with more than 20 organizations to bring the Partnership for Lebanon to life:
Cisco contributed various technology solutions for the Partnership for Lebanon:
The Partnership for Lebanon helped create educational and economic opportunities for thousands.
It also helped lay the groundwork for a robust ICT infrastructure that will help Lebanese citizens compete and succeed in the global economy.
Some outcomes of the Partnership for Lebanon include:
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