SMEX • 05 May 2021

Covid-19 and Social Control in Lebanon [Report]

The Lebanese government’s response to Covid-19 was deeply affected by the failing economy and political unrest, both of which the…

  • Covid 19
  • Covid-19
  • Lebanon
SMEX • 19 Mar 2021

How Can Humanitarian Organisations Support Crisis-affected Communities Online? [Bread&Net 2020 Session]

In this #BreadandNet 2020 session, Sacha Robehmed from International Rescue Committee (IRC) discusses the role of online platforms in connecting…

  • Bread&Net
  • Chatbots
  • Communication
SMEX • 15 Feb 2021

Data Protection and Privacy Laws In MENA: A Case Study Of Covid-19 Contact Tracing Apps [Report]

This report analyzes data protection and privacy laws in Qatar, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, and Kuwait. Joey Shea, a…

  • Bahrain
  • Contact Tracing
  • Contact Tracing Apps
Tala Ramadan • 22 Oct 2020

Remote Learning and the Digital Divide in Lebanon

With the onset of the economic crisis and the pandemic, Lebanon’s educational system has been thrown into turmoil. Education in…

  • Covid-19
  • E-learning
  • Education
SMEX • 11 Sep 2020

Security Concerns with Lebanon’s New Contact Tracing App

On September 1, the Ministry of Public Health launched Ma3an – Together Against Corona, a contact-tracing application intended to stop…

  • Contact Tracing
  • Corona
  • Coronavirus
SMEX • 28 Apr 2020

Technology in service of public interest

With the continuing crises that Lebanon and the world are facing, we at SMEX have sought ways in which free…

  • Covid-19
  • Donation
  • Lebanon