"INSPIRED BY THE PAST, BUILDING TOGETHER THE FUTURE”
Since its origin, our motherland Lebanon has been a beacon of freedom and
democracy in a fairly non-democratic part of the world. Despite turbulent
conditions and radical changes it remained a land of freedom and dialogue
between cultures and religions.
Bkerke Socio Economic Forum comes at a time of many changes and challenges in
Lebanon and across the globe. It should prompt us to reflect on the best ways to
deal with these challenges and together explore opportunities for engagement
and support to our community
We have to build and strengthen the Lebanese Connection that unites Lebanese
Christian from all walks of life and in all countries.
The forum comes at a time grouped business leaders from around the globe with
records of success, considerable experience and attached to the country of the
Cedars for a two-day conference in Bkerke to share our thoughts and views on
the following themes:
- Leveraging the power and potential of the Lebanese Christians around the
- Exploring projects and opportunities to support Christian presence in
We look to Bkerke Socio Economic Forum as a regular meeting of dedicated
leaders committed to Christian values and engaged to nurturing the flame that
continues to shine in the Levant since two thousand years.
The Bkerke Socio economic Forum is an initiative of the World Patriarchal Maronite Foundation for Integral Development. WPF works under the leadership and blessing of His Beatitude Mar Bechara el Rai. His support and encouragement are the main driving force behind the First Edition of BSEF2018.
BSEF is an open platform for exchanging views and experiences; a bridge between Lebanese Christians across the world and those in the Motherland and aims at exploring ways to strengthen our institutional capacity and to adjust to the new challenges and opportunities facing our community.
Today more than ever we need to band together; today more than ever collective
and sustainable work matters
We look to Bkerke Socio Economic Forum as a regular meeting of dedicated leaders committed to Christian values and engaged to nurturing the flame that continues to shine in the Levant since two thousand years.
BSEF2018 is a unique opportunity to connect our brilliant men and women in order to propel the Country of the Cedars in a new century of trust and hope.