What We Do

UNDP is on the ground in more than 170 countries and territories, bringing global perspective and local insights together to help empower lives and build resilient nations. UNDP addresses a range of critical development issues, meeting the diverse and often shifting challenges facing the people it serves , from combating and adapting to climate change, to fighting poverty and inequality, from protecting the environment to promoting good, inclusive governance.

Our Goals

World leaders have pledged to achieve the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), including the overarching goal of cutting poverty in half by 2015. UNDP's leverages its extensive partnership networks to link and coordinate global and national efforts to monitor and achieve the MDGs, while helping developing countries attract and use aid effectively for the same purpose. In all our work, we aim to promote the protection of Human Rights and the Empowerment of Women.

Empowering women

UNDP-Lb Women working in cultivating wild sage, a medicinal and aromatic plant – Akkar North Lebanon

Our Stories

  • UNDP Lebanon Hotline operator-Election support

    Each vote counts

    The latest Lebanese elections have been different from the previous parliamentary elections. Several changes have been made concerning the electoral procedures, such as redrawing of themore

Projects and Initiatives

Lebanese Electoral Assistance Project (LEAP) for the Parliamentary Elections

Parliamentary elections will be held in Lebanon in June 2013. While there were generally positive assessments of the previous elections in 2009, there have been sustained calls for the adoption of significant electoral reforms that would strengthen public confidence in the electoral process. more

National Action Programme to Mainstream Climate Change into Lebanon’s Development Agenda

The 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. more

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