Environment & Energy

  • Sustainable Land Management in the Qaroun Watershed - Preparation PhaseSustainable Land Management in the Qaroun Watershed - Preparation PhaseUNDP has recently received a small fund from the GEF to initiate a new project new project falling into biodiversity and land degradation themes.

  • National Action Programme to Mainstream Climate Change into Lebanon’s Development AgendaNational Action Programme to Mainstream Climate Change into Lebanon’s Development AgendaThe proposed project is in in line with the Government of Lebanon’s plan of action, as mentioned in the first national communication report to the UNFCCC, and reiterated in the Second National Communication report to the UNFCCC.

  • The Rehabilitation of Saida DumpsiteThe Rehabilitation of Saida DumpsiteSaida dumpsite is located in the southern part of the city of Saida, at the sea front, only 200 meters from nearby residences and commercial units. The city urban areas are closely surrounding the landfill site at a distance of several hundred meters.

  • Sustainable Oil and Gas Development in Lebanon “ SODELThis project aims at supporting the newly created, but not staffed yet, Petroleum Authority at the Ministry of Energy and Water, particularly the Quality, Health, Safety and Environment Unit.

  • Lebanon’s Low Emission Capacity Building projectLebanon’s Low Emission Capacity Building projectThis project fits into Outcome 5 of the Lebanon UNDAF which aims to improve the accessibility and management of natural resources and enhance responses to national and global environmental challenges.

Our work - Environment and Energy

The Environment and Energy (E&E) Programme works closely with the Government of Lebanon to provide policy support for more effective environment and energy management. The programme also works with local communities and civil sector organisations to improve livelihoods through improved natural resource management. Our aim is to move Lebanon towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), more specifically Goal 7 on environmental sustainability. The programme is funded by several donors and also collaborates with the private sector.

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Contact UNDP in Lebanon:

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Nejmeh, Beirut 2011 5211

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P.O.Box: 11-3216, beirut, Lebanon
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