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02 Apr 2015
“The Tripoli supplement sheds light on the hidden realities of Tripoli, which are often distorted by the incorrect representations of the city as a hotbed of violence and militancy, not to say terrorism. In effect, Tripoli remains among the rare cities in Lebanon that has preserved its original character, rooted in Arab history.”
01 Apr 2015
"But of those around me, some people have reconciled themselves with their selves, and with their past. There are those who know that crime is not a feature of a certain people or nationality, and they know how to distinguish between a person and what a person does.
01 Apr 2015
In West Bekaa, one of the most affected regions hosting the highest number of Syrian displaced, the UNDP "Peace Building in Lebanon" project created local peace-building committees. These committees support Lebanese-Lebanese social stability by reducing tensions between the Lebanese citizens themselves and between the Lebanese and the Syrians.
- 13 Mar 2015
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.
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.
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.
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?”
18 Nov 2014
Since September 2014, The UNDP “Peace Building in Lebanon” in partnership with Lebanon Support NGO is producing conflict maps and periodic conflict analysis to provide relevant data about the impact of the Syrian crisis on Lebanon and advice the response accordingly, funded by DFID and LRF-Germany.
14 Oct 2014
On the occasion of the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, and within the context of the National Strategy for Forest Fire Management that was approved by the Council of Ministers by virtue of Resolution No 52, dated 13 May 2009, UNDP in Lebanon, and through its Disaster Risk Management Unit (DRM) at the Presidency of the Council of Ministers..
10 Oct 2014
The UNDP “Peace Building in Lebanon” project organized a discussion session around the fifth issue of the Peace Building joint news supplement on Thursday 9th of October 2014 in AltCity café in Hamra. Funded by Japan, the fifth issue of the supplement was published on the 29th of September with Annahar and As-Safir newspapers and advertised on the National News Agency’s website. The English translated version was published with the Daily Star newspaper.
02 Oct 2014
UNDP Director, Mr. Luca Renda and Mr. Simon Bojsen-Moller, EU Attache on Relief and Recovery delivered certificates to the 23 participants in the Second Cycle of Capacity Building Programme for Local Leaders from Beirut Southern Suburbs on Crisis Management & Mediation
01 Oct 2014
Palestinian Gatherings Roundtable Discussions: A first step towards a coordinated resilience –based response
Building on the findings of the UNDP / UN-Habitat report “Profiling Deprivation: An Analysis of the Rapid Needs Assessment in Palestinian Gatherings Host Communities in Lebanon” launched last August, UNDP organized sectoral roundtable discussions for organizations active in Palestinian Gatherings in the Commodore Hotel in Beirut.
24 Sep 2014
The UNDP “Peace Building in Lebanon” project published the 5th joint news supplement with Annahar, As-safir and The Daily Star newspapers on Wednesday 24th of September 2014. In this issue, journalists from different media outlets are conveying positive messages and showing a brighter image than the one circulated in different media outlets on the presence of Syrian refugees in Lebanon.
- 03 Sep 2014
03 Sep 2014
UNDP Partnership with LAF for the organization of the first “Lebanon Civil-Military Relations and Cooperation” Seminar
The Lebanese Armed Forces Civil-Military Cooperation (CIMIC) section organized with the UNDP the first “Lebanon Civil-Military Relations and Cooperation” seminar which was held from Monday 1st September to Wednesday 3rd September 2014 at the Fouad Chehab Command and Staff College in Fayadiyeh
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