On a fine 24th of April 2019, the launching of the first Moto-Ambulance took place. In partnership with the Ministry of Interior and Municipalities, Civil Defense, Bank Audi, LBCI TV Champs Fund, through the UNDP Live Lebanon Initiative, we saw an idea that bounced off from within our walls, grow to become reality.
After being forced to sell his boat, Wafic Samra spent years away from fishing. He was thrilled to go back to the profession he grew up practicing after the Fishermen Cooperative Association in the Chouf Coast received six new fully-equipped boats. Wafic was one of many fishermen in the area to regain access to the sea.
In cooperation with the Ministries of Environment, and of Energy and Water, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the School of Engineering of the Lebanese American University, the "Road to Sustainable Mobility" was launched at the Lebanese American University (LAU).
Check out our work in Lebanon and how we contribute in development through working on the main focus areas: Social and Local development, Democratic Governance, Crisis Prevention and Recovery, Energy and Environment & Response to the Syrian Crisis.
UNDP LEAP developed and produced a documentary highlighting the work that the project provided to support and assist the 2018 Parliamentary Elections.
Since its inception in Lebanon in 1948, the United Nations has been working extensively and continuously with the Lebanese people and the international community for the development, prosperity and stability of the country. For the period 2017-2020, the UN in Lebanon’s main priorities are for all people in Lebanon to have peace and security, for Lebanon to enjoy domestic stability and effective governance, and reduce poverty and promote sustainable development.

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5.9 million

Population

10.3

Poverty rate

12.36

GNI per capita

76

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