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  • Bank Audi’s “My Carbon Footprint” Addressing Climate Change and Sensitizing the Youth Jan 27, 2016

    Bank 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, 2015

    Arab 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, 2015

    In 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 Lebanon Nov 26, 2015

    In 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 Nomination Nov 25, 2015

    The 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 Sector Oct 19, 2015

    The 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 Proposals Oct 15, 2015

    Within 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 2015 Oct 1, 2015

    Social 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 Planned Sep 30, 2015

    Lebanon 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.

  • “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.”

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