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  • New World: Inclusive Sustainable Human Development Initiatives phase 2 - Call for ProposalsJan 29, 2016

  • Bank Audi’s “My Carbon Footprint” Addressing Climate Change and Sensitizing the YouthJan 27, 2016Bank Audi hosted a press conference on Tuesday, January 26, 2016, to launch its “My Carbon Footprint” initiative in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

  • "The Universal Periodic Human Rights Reports for 2015"Dec 11, 2015Arab NGO Network for Development (ANND), in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and in partnership with the regional office of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in the Middle East and North Africa, organized on Thursday, December 10, 2015, a national conference entitled: "The Universal Periodic Human Rights Reports for 2015" in Movenpick Hotel in Beirut. The conference was attended by MPs, a representative of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants and representatives of the relevant ministries, international organizations, civil society organizations, and experts. The conference aimed at displaying the recommendations of the reports of the parties involved in the review (Ministry of Foreign and Emigrants, the United Nations and the civil society), discussing them with the MPs for their adoption and the development of the appropriate mechanisms for the implementation thereof.

  • Discussion session with the members of Parliament on “Temporary Special Measures to Promote the Political Representation of Women through Electoral Laws”Dec 2, 2015In cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) – the Lebanese Elections Assistance Project and the Technical Support to the Lebanese Parliament Project -, the General Secretariat of the Parliament organized a national conference entitled “Temporary Special Measures to Promote the Political Representation of Women through Electoral Laws” under the patronage of His Excellency the Speaker of Parliament, Mr. Nabih Berri, and with the support and presence of Her Excellency the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General in Lebanon, Ms. Sigrid Kaag.

  • Launching of Flood Risk Assessment and Mapping for LebanonNov 26, 2015In the presence of Minister of Information H.E. Mr. Ramzi Jreij, United Nations Development Programme Country Director Mr. Luca Renda, Secretary General of the Higher Council of Defense General Mohamad Kheir, Head of National Council for Scientific Research Remote Sensing Center Dr. Ghaleb Faour, The UNDP Disaster Risk Management Unit at the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, in collaboration with The National Council for Scientific Research (CNRS) of Lebanon launched the “Flood Risk Assessment and Mapping for Lebanon”, on Wednesday 25th of November, at the Grand Serail- Beirut.

  • Dr. Salwa Ghaddar Younes Ambassador NominationNov 25, 2015The United Nations Development Programme appointed Dr. Salwa Ghaddar Younes as the Ambassador of the “Together Towards Sustainable Development” initiative (T2SD) on November 20th, 2015, at “Eau De Vie”- Phoenicia Hotel.

  • Workshops on the Management of Environmental, Social, Health and Safety Impacts of the Oil and Gas SectorOct 19, 2015The Lebanese Petroleum Administration (LPA), in partnership with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) under the Sustainable Oil and Gas Development in Lebanon (SODEL) Project, has organized a four-day training workshop entitled “Towards More Sustainable Oil and Gas Projects and Development” from the 13th to 16th of October 2015 at the Riviera Hotel in Beirut.

  • New World: Inclusive Sustainable Human Development Initiatives phase 2 - Call for ProposalsOct 15, 2015Within the New World: Inclusive Sustainable Human Development partnership initiative of UNDP and The Coca-Cola Company, UNDP Lebanon requests proposals from Country Offices of other UN agencies that are members of UN Development Group, civil society organizations (NGOs, CBOs), development cooperatives, village cooperatives, village development cooperatives, agricultural cooperatives, unions, regional development agencies, regional development unions or capacity development institutes/centers, to implement innovative projects in the following intervention areas:

  • UNDP host Social Good Summit in Beirut 2015Oct 1, 2015Social Good Summit 2015 held for the past four years is the place where global leaders, NGO representatives, journalists, bloggers, activists, representatives of political parties and a large number of youngsters, meet to discuss big ideas and find solutions for our greatest challenges.

  • Lebanon submits its Climate Action Plan ahead of the Paris Agreement: 30% of Emission Reduction by 2030 PlannedSep 30, 2015Lebanon has submitted its climate action plan to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) ahead of the new universal climate change agreement which will be reached at the UN climate conference in Paris in December 2015.