Crisis Communication Training of Trainers (18 – 20 September 2017) - Grand Serail of Beirut
Crisis Communication Training of Trainers (18 – 20 September 2017) - Grand Serail of Beirut

The training aimed at developing and strengthening the skills of key government DRM communication professionals, at the national and regional levels in crisis communications preparedness, coordination and response. A number of journalists and reporters also participated in the training in an effort to improve information management approaches during times of crisis.

The Road to Lebanon’s Future in Focus
The Road to Lebanon’s Future in Focus

For the fifth consecutive year, UNDP Lebanon held the Social Good Summit (SGS) 2017 in Beirut, at Teatro Verdun on Tuesday. Around 300 attendees arrived at the Summit, among them university students, activists, journalists, opinion leaders, and youth from different parts around Lebanon.

The 2016 Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Status Report for Lebanon
The 2016 Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Status Report for Lebanon

The 2016 Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Status Report for Lebanon, developed and published in its second edition in 2017, highlights the status and the growth of the solar PV market by presenting and analyzing all its available data. The Solar PV Status Report for Lebanon has become a yearly collaborative publication reporting on the market’s growth for the previous year. This in turn will enable decision makers and stakeholders to align their efforts to continue supporting the market and sustaining its healthy growth.

A Teacher from Minieh, Leading by Example
A Teacher from Minieh, Leading by Example

When asked about his students, Samer El Eter, a sports teacher from Nabi Kzeiber Intermediate Public school in Tripoli, answered: “My students are my little brothers; I treat them with respect and I trust them.” The UNDP “Peace Building in Lebanon” project had launched its work earlier in 2017 in 15 schools in Tripoli, under the Violence Free Schools (VFS) initiative.

UNDP Lebanon launches e-Tendering
UNDP Lebanon launches e-Tendering

UNDP Lebanon has launched e-Tendering in September 2017, which effectively means that gradually paper based submissions of bidding documents will be phased out and UNDP Lebanon will use in future digital platforms of submitting bids.

The Social Good Summit 2017
The Social Good Summit - September 19. Join Us!

Date: Tuesday 19 September 2017 Time:4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Place: Teatro Verdun - Dunes B3 main street

Lebanon Protect, restore, reduce – working towards land degradation neutrality
Lebanon Protect, restore, reduce – working towards land degradation neutrality

The critical Qaraoun The Bekaa Valley, in the east of Lebanon, is a wide sweep of fertile land running between the Mount Lebanon and Anti- Lebanon mountain ranges. These mountains are important ‘water towers’, and much of the country’s remaining forest is found on their slopes. The Bekaa is also Lebanon’s agricultural heartland, hosting large-scale commercial farms (producing table grapes and wine, wheat, corn, vegetables, and stone fruits), and subsistence agricultural activities. In the north – which is drier – traditional nomadic, small-stock farming is the main livelihood of the rural poor.

Women Entrepreneurs Boost their Families and Community
Women Entrepreneurs Boost their Families and Community

n 2015, Ahlam came to Lebanon from Syria with her husband and three children. They, like many other Syrians, settled in the Mieh Mieh area, situated between two overcrowded Palestinian refugee camps. With the influx of people, the community has faced several pressures. Women especially are facing difficulties in finding ways to support themselves and their families.

UNDP Newsletter - Issue 18
UNDP Newsletter - Issue 18

UNDP Lebanon issues it newsletter every 3 months. The newsletter includes the latest activities carried out by UNDP in addition to the latest Social Media campaigns, YouTube videos and publications.