International Women's Day is celebrated in many countries around the world. It is a day when women are recognized for their achievements without regard to divisions, whether national, ethnic, linguistic, cultural, economic or political. International Women's Day first emerged from the activities of labour movements at the turn of the twentieth century in North America and across Europe.
“Here we feel more reassured as we remain in our area, closer to our homes,” said Ms. Fadwa Zahraman, expressing her satisfaction at the Food and Crafts Exhibition organized in the Halba Souk located in the centre of the Aakkar Governorate. Ms. Fadwa is the Executive Director of the Fnaydeq Agricultural Cooperative that includes more than 25 women.
On this special day, we are pleased to share with you the UNDP “365 Days of Gender Journey” newsletter 2019 issue.
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.
(Brussels, 13 March 2019) – On the eve of the foreign ministers’ meeting at the third Brussels Conference on Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region, three UN Principals today warned that the Syria crisis is not yet over and called for sustained and large-scale support to vulnerable Syrians, refugees and the communities hosting them.

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