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  • “Religious incitement and hate speech in News Media Coverage” Sep 28, 2015

    Funded by the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development through KfW, Maharat Foundation in cooperation with the UNDP “Peace Building in Lebanon” project launched the second study in the context of monitoring the implementation of the “Journalists’ Pact for strengthening Civil Peace in Lebanon.”

  • The Role of UNDP in the Solid Waste Management Sep 25, 2015

    UNDP, through staff and consultants chosen for their integrity and professional expertise, provides technical advice to the Lebanese government whenever requested. In 2010, UNDP´s technical cooperation in the area of solid waste management focused exclusively on the elaboration of a long-term strategy based on the “waste-to-energy” approach, environmentally sound and widely adopted worldwide, which was endorsed by the Council of Ministers in September 2010 (Decision 55). This document made no reference to existing or future contractors

  • DRM unit kicks off HNS workshop at Riviera Hotel Sep 15, 2015

    The UNDP Disaster Risk Management Unit at the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, within the collaboration framework between the project and the Euromed PPRD (Prevention, Preparedness, and Response to natural and man-made Disasters) South II Program, kicked off on Monday 14 September 2015, a “Host Nation Support (HNS) course” -- a training course aimed at improving prevention and preparedness for disaster risks.

  • Launch of the Energy Awareness Awards Sep 14, 2015

    Under the patronage of his Excellency, the Minister of Information Mr. Ramzi Jreij, and in the presence of United Nations Development Program Country Director in Lebanon Mr. Luca Renda, President of IPT Energy Center (IPTEC) Mr. Toni Issa, and the UNDP Assistant Resident Representative Mr. Edgard Chehab, and representatives from social, economic and environmental organizations, The UNDP and IPTEC launched the Energy Awareness Awards, on Friday September 11 2015, 9 A.M., at Le Royal Hotel Dbayeh, as part of the Beirut Energy Forum.

  • Youth of Qara’oun: an example of a peace building generation Sep 14, 2015

    “The road to peace starts with believing in those who reach out to help. It is considering violence as a weakness and forgiveness as being better than revenge.” With this statement, UNDP consultant Mr. Fadi Abi Allam opened a three-day training session with youth from Qara’oun, West Bekaa. As part of the Mechanisms for Social Stability (MSS), the UNDP “Peace Building in Lebanon” project organized these training sessions funded by the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development through KfW in order to train and prepare the youth coming from different backgrounds and nationalities to deal with social pressures and build strong positive relations between them.

  • The UNDP signs a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Information Sep 14, 2015

    The Minister of Information H.E. Mr. Ramzi Jreige signed on September 14 2015, a Memorandum of Understanding with the United Nations Development Program Country Director Mr. Luca Renda. This agreement aims at establishing a framework of cooperation between the ministry and UNDP in monitoring the media institutions’ implementation of the “Journalists’ Pact for strengthening Civil Peace in Lebanon.”

  • Host Nation Support Course Sep 11, 2015

    The UNDP Disaster Risk Management Unit at the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, within the collaboration framework between the project and the Euromed PPRD (Prevention, Preparedness, and Response to natural and man-made Disasters) South II Program, will hold a “Host Nation Support (HNS) course” training aimed at improving prevention and preparedness for disaster risks.

  • Launch of the Energy Awareness Awards Sep 10, 2015

    Under the patronage of his Excellency, the Minister of Information Mr. Ramzi Jreij, and in the presence of United Nations Development Program Country Director in Lebanon Mr. Luca Renda, President of IPT Energy Center (IPTEC) Mr. Toni Issa, and the UNDP Assistant Resident Representative Mr. Edgard Chehab, The UNDP and IPTEC invite you to a press conference to launch the Energy Awareness Awards, on Friday September 11 2015, 9 A.M., at Le Royal Hotel Dbayeh, as part of the Beirut Energy Forum.

  • #2030NOW New Goals, New Power, New Technology Aug 27, 2015

    It's time to commit yourself to the change that you deserve; this is your chance to speak up and be heard! Whether you want to talk about/give your opinion on questioning and accountability, Environmental sustainability , Human Rights, illegal immigration, social media networking or any topic that we, as Lebanese and citizens of the world, believe needs our attention, the floor will be yours on September 29th at Metro El Medina Hamra from 4:00pm till 6:30pm.

  • UNDP launches storytelling contest to amplify climate coverage on the run up to Paris summit Aug 27, 2015

    UNDP has launched today a global storytelling contest, Voices2Paris, to contribute to raising public awareness on the negative impacts of climate change as well as on the opportunities and solutions seen in actions by individuals and governments alike across vulnerable developing countries worldwide.

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