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  • “The representations of the “Syrians” and “Palestinians” in news media coverage” study- infographics Aug 25, 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 first study in the context of monitoring the implementation of the “Journalists’ Pact for strengthening Civil Peace in Lebanon.”

  • Social Awareness Festival for Children in Bekaa Area Aug 6, 2015

    In the presence of Mr. Alberto Glender, Counselor of the Mexican Embassy in Lebanon accompanied by Mr. Luca Renda, UNDP Lebanon Country Director, Mr. Jean-Nicolas Beuze UNHCR Deputy Representative, Mr. Walid Assaf from the Ministry of Social Affairs, the Lebanese Red Cross organized “The Social Awareness Festival for Children” in Bekaa Area.

  • UNDP published the 8th issue of the joint news supplement free of hatred and misconceptions Aug 5, 2015

    “What we are seeing and experiencing is stubbornness and an insistence on entering a bloody dark age, based on the notion that others are different from us, and should not be imitated; their human experience shouldn’t be imitated. Perhaps this is the type of tolerance that we understand. That’s what Syrian writer Najib Nseir wrote in the 8th issue of the joint news supplement in his article entitled “The culture of tolerance: concept and practice”.

  • Discussing the Topics of the 8th Issue of the Joint News Supplement and Recommendations Aug 5, 2015

    In a discussion session organized on the 29th of July 2015 in Dawawine Cafe, Gemmayze, as a follow-up to the release of the joint news supplement, journalists, writers, experts in peace-building, activists, researchers, Syrian and Lebanese social workers, gathered to discuss the supplement’s content and share new ideas and suggestions for upcoming ones.

  • By your side: UK Investing in Lebanon’s future Jul 28, 2015

    Mr Swayne reiterated the UK’s continued support and commitment to Lebanon’s security and stability and investing in the country’s future through education. Minister Swayne saw firsthand how the UK’s support is helping both the Lebanese community and the Syrian refugees in facing tremendous challenges.

  • Hakim and Mountain stress on supporting Host Communities needs during their visit to Akkar area Jun 10, 2015

    The Minister of Economy and Trade H.E. Dr. Alain Al-Hakim, in collaboration with UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Lebanon Mr. Ross Mountain, visited several Lebanese Host Communities projects in Akkar. The first stop was at the Cooperative Association for Agriculture and Food Processing in Fnaydeq and the United Cooperative of Akkar in Joumeh region of Akkar, where they met with the head of municipalities and members of agricultural cooporatives.

  • Launch of first professional organization for cooperation between Arab electoral management bodies Jun 8, 2015

    Six national electoral management bodies in the Arab region launched today in Beirut, the “Organization of Arab Electoral Management Bodies - ArabEMBs” -- the first such professional organization dedicated to promoting cooperation on all aspects of election management in the region. The new organization will enhance professional development and exchange on elections administration, to ensure integrity and transparency.

  • Opening of the National Operations Room May 27, 2015

    With the presence of his Excellency Prime Minister Mr. Tamam Salam, the opening of the Disaster Risk Management Room was held in the Grand Serail, on the 27th of May, in collaboration with the UNDP disasters management project, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and Germany.

  • Improving and Increasing Healthcare Services in Haret Hreik May 14, 2015

    The Municipality of Haret Hreik has opened the new premises of the Primary Healthcare Centre (PHCC) in Haret Hreik under the patronage and presence of His Excellency MP Mohammad Raad, the UNDP Country Director in Lebanon Mr. Luca Renda, the representative of Tuscany, Italy Dr. Luigi Triggiano, the mayor of Haret Hreik Mr. Ziad Waked, as well as representatives of the Ministry of Public Health, concerned ministries, and the German Embassy.

  • Cooperation between Constitutional Council and UNDP 2 publications, new website and a modernized library Apr 23, 2015

    On the 17th of April, the Constitutional Council, in cooperation with the Lebanese Elections Assistance Project (LEAP) – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), launched the outputs of their collaboration:

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