Chamber of Commerce,Industry and Agriculture in Sidon & South Lebanon is pleased to invite you to an information event for the project ReSt@rts – “Reinforcing Med Microfinance Network System for Start-ups”, funded by ENI CBC MED Programme.

This event will provide you with valuable insights and updates on the progress of the project and the outputs that have been developed so far, as well as an opportunity to network with other beneficiaries and stakeholders through the main outputs of the project such as the Marketplace Platform.

The main objective of the ReSt@rts project is to contribute to stimulate access to finance in the Mediterranean, by broadening the funding options, encouraging the use of alternative finance and gathering the supply and the demand within a transnational and digital marketplace.


The event will take place on Tuesday 20th of June 2023 at 10:30am at Chamber of commerce, industry and agriculture in Sidon and South Lebanon , Maarouf Saad Street, Lebanon  . We will have several presentations and discussions from project team members, as well as some interactive activities that will help you understand more about the project and how it can benefit you.

Please confirm your attendance by email:

 Or by  Phone Number: 07/7720123 EXT: 5


We look forward to seeking you at the event.


Please find the Agenda of the event in the attached file.




Moderator: Journalist Mrs.Ghada Ballout

10:30 – 11:00






11:00 – 11:15


11:00 – 11:05

Welcome Speech

Chamber of Commerce, Industry & Agriculture in Sidon & South Lebanon  - President Mohamad Saleh


ReSt@rts Project (Activities and Objectives)

Chamber of Commerce, Industry & Agriculture in Sidon & South Lebanon Project Focal Point – Mrs. Rana Sayed

11:10- 11:15

ReSt@rts Digital Marketplace Platform (Platform Component and Registration)

 MP Platform Manager- Dr. Mustapha Akkawi




 11:15– 11:30


Brief on ReSt@rts Project Activities and Results:

  • Study for the Microfinance Sector (to be identified)
  • Policy Knowledge Package for Microfinance Sector  (Mr. Vartkes Keutelian)
  • Peer to Peer Consultancy Service (Dr. Bilal Arkadan)


11:30- 11:40

Highlights on shared experience of Beneficiaries from MEDST@rts Project and

opprortunities to be explored from ReSt@rts Project


Memorandum of Cooperation with Lebanese University and USEK University

  • Speech of LU and USEK representatives
  • Signing the memorandum between LU /USEK representatives and Saida Chamber
  • Closing Remarks



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