Under patronage of Prof Amr Galal Al Adawi Beirut Arab University President, and with great support of Prof. Najlaa Mashaal Dean Faculty of Medicine, The 1st Basic Laparoscopic Skills Workshop was held at Beirut Arab University Faculty of Medicine on Thursday 1st of March 2018.The workshop consisted of morning lectures and afternoon Hands-on sessions focusing on Suturing using pelvic trainers and full laparoscopic instruments provided by STORZ and MEDTRONIC.The instructors of the workshop were Dr. Ahmad Maarouf - Associate professor of General Surgery, Dr. Mahmoud Basho - General Surgeon, Dr. Mohamad Rabah Ali ElJaam- Urologist and Dr. Salah Malas - Gynecologist.It was attended by more than 35 General Surgery, Urology and Gynecology residents and medical students.