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03 Mar 2015
Editors-in-chief discuss a follow up methodology on the implementation of the “Journalists’ Pact for Strengthening Civil Peace in Lebanon”
“When you signed the Journalists’ Pact for Strengthening Civil Peace in Lebanon in June 2013, you all reaffirmed the Lebanese media’s leading role in rejecting discrimination and promoting civil peace and pledged to promote respect, understanding of the “other” and reconciliation in your daily work, said UNDP Country Director Mr. Luca Renda, during a meeting with 23 editors-in-chiefs and media representatives.
27 Feb 2015
In cooperation with the ministry of Public Works and Transport, the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) “Transfer of Knowledge through Expatriate Nationals” (TOKTEN) project, and the Council for Development and Reconstruction (CDR),
- 25 Feb 2015
25 Feb 2015
Programmes implemented by the UN Agencies with the contribution of the Italian Government for a total amount of 2.5 million Euro
His Excellency, the Italian Ambassador in Lebanon, Mr. Giuseppe Morabito received Mr. Luca Renda, UNDP Country Director in Lebanon, Mrs. Annamaria Laurini, UNICEF Representative in Lebanon, and Mr. Frank Hagemann, acting Regional Director of the ILO in the Arab States
03 Feb 2015
Humanitarian Coordinator Ross Mountain visits Zahle: Supporting education is essential to avoid a lost generation
During a joint visit with the Ministry of Social Affairs, UNHCR, UNICEF, UNDP, and OCHA to the Zahle-Maalaka Intermediate Public School for Boys today, Humanitarian Coordinator Ross Mountain called for ensuring access to education and putting all efforts to enroll as many refugee children as possible in school in order to avoid losing a generation.
23 Jan 2015
KfW (German Government owned Development Bank) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed an agreement for the value of Euro 10,000,000.
15 Jan 2015
Memorandum of Understanding Between the United Nations Development Programme and the IPT Energy Center
The United Nations Development Programme and the IPT ENERGY CENTER held a signing ceremony on sustainable and renewable energy and eco-driving at the UNDP office,
15 Jan 2015
As one of the main host countries, Lebanon is suffering from the impact of the influx of the displaced from Syria who took refuge in many of its villages and rural areas. Conflicts between Lebanese and Syrian displaced, among Syrians themselves, and Lebanese themselves are rising as a result.
15 Jan 2015
Southern municipalities and NGOs discuss means to lessen the repercussions of the Syrian crisis on their communities
The UNDP “Peace Building in Lebanon” project in cooperation with “Beyond Reform and Development” and with the financial support of the UNHCR, gathered representatives from local authorities, mayors and municipalities’ members, with the local civil society, NGOs and stakeholders from Ghazieh, Sarafand, Borj El Chemali, Al Baysariyyeh, Al Khiyam, Cheba’a, and Al Hibariyeh in South Lebanon,
13 Jan 2015
“Between Local Patronage Relationships and Securitization: The Conflict Context in the Bekaa region”
While many organizations are collecting data and publishing reports, it is usually limited to one type of conflict, geographical location and moreover it is limited to internal use only. In order to fill this information gap, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), as the lead agency on Social Stability in response to the Syrian Crisis..
12 Jan 2015
“In a meeting with some journalists from different media outlets, we discussed the issue of the supplement. We all agreed that the latest two issues are far better than anything published in all national newspapers in relation to the Syrian crisis..
12 Jan 2015
With the increasing impact of the Syrian crisis on Lebanon, and amid the endless waves of internal and external crises, there is an urgent need to objectively address and manage the impact of the Syrian crisis on Lebanon.
02 Jan 2015
Within the scope of implementing the National Response Plan, the UNDP - Disaster Risk Management Unit at the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, together with the collaboration of the National Committee of Disaster Management and the UNISDR..
19 Dec 2014
Under the patronage and presence of his Excellency the Minister of Environment Mr. Mohammad Machnouk, the Ministry of Environment and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) organised a ceremony to present awards to 35 commercial and industrial companies which reported their emissions of greenhouse gases that cause global warming, as per the Minister of Environment’s Decision No
18 Dec 2014
Central Bekaa municipalities cooperate with local civil society to develop a crisis management mechanism for their societies
For the first time participants from Central Bekaa sat together to discuss the conflicts dynamics they are facing, as a result of the Syrian displacement and think of potential solutions to the different challenges and come up with a crisis management plan.
18 Dec 2014
The Syria Crisis is the largest political, humanitarian and development challenge of our time. A new approach is needed to respond to the crisis inside and outside Syria. The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and the Office of the High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) are jointly launching two plans that will shape the international community’s response to the Syria Crisis in the future: The Syria Strategic Response Plan 2015 (SRP) and the Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan 2015-2016 (3RP).
- 16 Dec 2014
16 Dec 2014
With the collaboration of the Ministry of Economy and Trade and the United Nations Development Programme, the “Lebanon SME Strategy: A Roadmap to 2020” workshop was launched on the 16th of December 2014 at the Serail.
15 Dec 2014
The Prime Minister of Lebanon and the UN Deputy Secretary-General launch a Crisis Response Plan for Lebanon
The Lebanese Prime Minister, Tamam Salam, and the UN Deputy Secretary-General, Jan Eliasson, launched today at the Grand Serail, the Lebanon Crisis Response Plan. The plan outlines the priorities of the Government and the international community for the coming two years to respond to the crisis in country.
11 Dec 2014
“The relationship between the development and peace building is integrated and interconnected”; sums up the prominent trainer Mr. Ali Chahine, the responses of the participants to his question: “What is the relation between the development and Peace building?”