Social and Local Development

  • Support to the Lebanese Host Communities Affected by the Syrian Crisis

    Following the recent significant deterioration of the situation in Syria, Lebanon is witnessing a sharply rising influx of refugees along the northern and eastern borders.

  • Enhancing Capacity for Social Development

    The project “Enhancing Capacity for Social Development” will support the Ministry to be transformed from a Ministry of Social Affairs to a Ministry of Social Development, to be able to play a leading role in improving the livelihood of local communities and vulnerable groups.

  • Support to the Economic and Social Fund for Development

    The project will support the Economic and Social Fund for Development through enhancing employment opportunities and community development activities.

  • The Lebanese Expatriate Project - Live Lebanon - Phase I

    The aim of Live Lebanon project is to mobilize a critical mass of more than 10 million Lebanese living abroad in support of local development in the most deprived areas of Lebanon.Hereby, it is contributing to the elimination of poverty and regional disparities in Lebanon.

  • ART GOLD South

    South Lebanon, long neglected and once enmeshed in regional and internal conflicts, includes two of the poorest districts in country: Marjeyoun and Bint Jbeil. The lack of quality public services, environmental degradation, youth social exclusion, and the poor livelihood condition of the majority of the population are among the main challenges confronting the region.

Our work - Local and social Development

UNDP's support in the area of social and local development focuses on policy and operational support. At the upstream level, UNDP provides policy advice for the development of national policies for social development and poverty reduction and makes available relevant reports and assessments. At the downstream level, UNDP supports the implementation of local development initiatives in the poorest areas of the country, including South Lebanon, Bekaa, North Lebanon and Beirut Southern Suburbs.


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Contact UNDP in Lebanon:

Arab African International Bank Bldg,
Riad El Solh Street,
Nejmeh, Beirut 2011 5211
Lebanon

Working Hours:

Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:00pm
P.O.Box: 11-3216, beirut, Lebanon
Telephone: + 961-1-962500
Fax: + 961-1-962491
E-mail: registry.lb@undp.org