Leila Barakat

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Personal information

Title: 
General Coordinator of Beirut World Book Capital & Advisor to the Minister of Culture

Contact information (private)

Address: 
Sourati Blg., 2nd flr., Hamra Str.
City: 
Beirut
Country: 
Lebanon
Landline: 
961 1 353982
Mobile phone: 
961 3 915324

Contact information (work)

Organization/Institution: 
Ministry of Culture
Department: 
Beirut World Book capital
Address: 
UNESCO Palace, 2nd flr.
City: 
Beirut
Country: 
Lebanon
Landline: 
961 1 792360 & 961 1 792358
Fax: 
961 1 792359
Work email address: 
barakat.leila@gmail.com

Education

Doctorate degree (with high distinction), Management, 2004, Paris II, France.
Doctorate degree, Comparative Literature (Francophony), 1995, Sorbonne Nouvelle, France.
Master's degree, Comparative Literature (Francophony), 1992, Sorbonne Nouvelle, France.

Areas of Expertise

Comparative Literature
International Communication
Management
Languages: 
Arabic
French
English

Work history

General Coordinator of Beirut World Book Capital & Advisor to the Minister of Culture, 2008 - present, Ministry of Education.

Director of department of publications on public management, 2004 - present, LiR, Publishing House.

Advisor to the President of the Social and Economic Council, 2003 - present, Social and Economic Council

International Communication Expert, 2008, Socio-economic Development Programme for North-East Algeria.

International Communication Expert, 2007 - 2008, General Education Project (A project funded by the World Bank).

International Communication Expert, 2005 - 2007, Municipal Administration Modernisation Project.

International Communication Expert, 2004 - 2005, Institutional and Sector Modernisation Facility Program.

Advisor to the Minister of Economy and Trade, 2004 - 2005.

Advisor to the Minister of State for Administrative Reform, 2000 - 2003.

Advisor to the Minister of Culture and Higher Education, National Education, Youth and Sports, Technical and Professional Education, 1998 - 2000.

Productions

Publications highlights: 
  • Barakat, L. (2007). Des présidents et de l'exercice des fonctions présidentielles : Encyclopédie analytique [The presidents and the exercise of residential functions: analytic encyclopedia]. Beirut: Lir.
  • Barakat, L. (2005). The adventurers of public management. Beirut: Lir.
  • Barakat, L. (2004). Penser l'etat. [Consider the state]. Beirut: Lir.
  • Barakat, L. (1997). Les hommes damnés de la Terre Sainte : Roman. [Men damning of the Holy Land]. Paris: L'Harmattan.
  • Barakat, L. (1995). Pourquoi pleure l'Euphrate. [Why does the Eupherates cry]. Paris: L'Harmattan.
  • Barakat, L. (1994). Le chagrin de l'arabie heureuse. [The sorrow of happy Arabia]. Paris: L'Harmattan.