http://www.lb.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/presscenter/articles2014-07-24T23:43:19.828ZArticlesAdobe CQAnd it can only get better” through the contributions of Lebanese in Lebanon and firstname.lastname@example.orgIn partnership with Bank of Beirut and the Arab Countries (BBAC), UNDP's "Live Lebanon" initiative launched a media campaign entitled “And it can only get better” to engage the Lebanese expatriates in the social recovery process through encouraging them to donate money to support development projects across Lebanon. http://www.lb.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/07/17/and-it-can-only-get-better-through-the-contributions-of-lebanese-in-lebanon-and-abroad2014-07-21T07:40:06.293Z2014-07-21T07:40:06.293ZMBRF launches competition for young Arabs to design cover of Third Arab Knowledge Reportnoemail@noemail.orgmanal.aounMohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation (MBRF) in collaboration with the Regional Office for the Arab States in United Nations Development Programme, has launched a competition for young Arab talents to design the cover of the ‘Third Arab Knowledge Report 2014: Youth and Localization of Knowledge’, released by the Foundation and the UNDP. http://www.lb.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/07/15/mbrf-launches-competition-for-young-arabs-to-design-cover-of-third-arab-knowledge-report2014-07-15T13:18:13.184Z2014-07-15T13:18:13.184ZNeeds and priorities of Host Communities in Arsalnoemail@noemail.orgmanal.aounIn order to better understand the needs of the village of Arsal, the United Nations Development Programme in partnership with the Embassy of Mexico and UNHCR organized a visit to the area on July 10 2014. The delegation included UN Resident Coordinator, Humanitarian Coordinator, UNDP Resident Representative Mr. Ross Mountain..http://www.lb.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/07/10/needs-and-priorities-of-host-communities-in-arsal2014-07-11T13:49:29.856Z2014-07-11T13:49:29.856ZEnhancing capacities of public and private institutions working in the fields of development and email@example.comThe Ministry of Environment in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme organized a training on “Climate Finance”, aiming at enhancing capacities of public and private institutions working in the fields of development and finance. The event took place on Monday 7 and Tuesday 8 July 2014 at Rotana Gefinor Hotel, and was delivered by the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management.http://www.lb.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/07/08/enhancing-capacities-of-public-and-private-institutions-working-in-the-fields-of-development-and-finance2014-07-09T08:06:40.596Z2014-07-09T08:06:40.596ZThe Green Roof reduces urban air pollution and improves human firstname.lastname@example.orgUNDP - CEDRO project and Banque Du Liban (BDL) launched the Green Roof initiative which covers an area of 834 m2, at the Central bank main branch in Hamra on June 30th at 5:00 pm. Governor of Lebanon's Central Bank (Banque du Liban) Riad Salameh along with UNDP Resident Representative Ross Mountain attended the event in addition to UNDP country Director Luca Renda and Assistant Resident Representative Edgard Chehab.http://www.lb.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/06/30/the-green-roof-reduces-urban-air-pollution-and-improves-human-health2014-07-01T11:12:36.621Z2014-07-01T11:12:36.621ZDisaster Risk Reduction training in USJnoemail@noemail.orgmanal.aounWithin the framework of joint efforts between the Lebanese government and the UNDP to reduce the risk of disasters and increase awareness among all segments of society on disasters, a Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) training was held in the University of St. Joseph (USJ) on June 26th and 27th, 2014 in cooperation with the Civil Defense, the Lebanese army and the Lebanese Red Cross.http://www.lb.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/06/30/disaster-risk-reduction-training-in-usj2014-07-15T08:59:17.422Z2014-07-15T08:59:17.422Z“Live Lebanon” in cooperation with BBAC rehabilitates Beni Sakher public email@example.comUNDP’s Live Lebanon Initiative in partnership with BBAC launched a project aimed at equipping Beni Sakher Public School in Wadi Khaled, North Lebanon with the support of Goodwill Ambassador Mrs. Bouran Boueiry. The ceremony was held at the school attended by representatives from the UNDP and BBAC along with a number of professors.http://www.lb.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/06/25/-live-lebanon-in-cooperation-with-bbac-rehabilitates-beni-sakher-public-school2014-06-30T08:31:10.160Z2014-06-30T08:31:10.160ZThe launch of irrigation canals in Beshwet with the support of a new development project for “Live Lebanon” and BBAC firstname.lastname@example.orgThe municipality of Beshwet inaugurated a project to construct irrigation canals with the support of Goodwill Ambassador Mr. Fadi Salameh and the UNDP’s “Live Lebanon" initiative in partnership with Bank of Beirut and the Arab Countries (BBAC) and in collaboration with the Association of Cooperatives in Deir El-Ahmar, in a ceremony held in Saydet Beshwet Church in the presence of heads of municipalities and mayors in addition to political, religious and social figures.http://www.lb.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/06/24/the-launch-of-irrigation-canals-in-beshwet-with-the-support-of-a-new-development-project-for-live-lebanon-and-bbac-2014-06-27T08:13:29.415Z2014-06-27T08:13:29.415ZJournalists discuss latest Peace Building in Lebanon joint news supplement email@example.comThe UNDP "Peace Building in Lebanon" project published the fourth joint news supplement, funded by Japan, and distributed with both Annahar and Assafir newspapers on Friday 30th of 2014http://www.lb.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/06/09/journalists-discuss-latest-peace-building-in-lebanon-joint-news-supplement-2014-06-09T07:43:40.067Z2014-06-09T07:43:40.067ZFletcher & Renda heads to south Lebanon to follow-up on UK funded projects to host firstname.lastname@example.orgBritish Ambassador to Lebanon Tom Fletcher visited south Lebanon where he saw first-hand the UK-funded municipalities Host Communities Programme, implemented by UNDP. The programme will support municipalities to increase delivery of livelihood services in areas of Lebanon most affected by the Syrian refugee influx. http://www.lb.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/06/04/fletcher-renda-heads-to-south-lebanon-to-follow-up-on-uk-funded-projects-to-host-communities2014-06-04T08:53:05.699Z2014-06-04T08:53:05.699ZMemorandum of Understanding signed between the United Nations Development Programme and “As-Safir” and “Annahar” email@example.comThe UNDP Resident Representative, Mr Ross Mountain, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with both “Annahar” and “As-S.afir” newspapers represented by “Annahar” Editor-in-Chief, Mr Ghassan Hajjar, and “As-Safir” Managing Editor, Mrs Hanady Salman.http://www.lb.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/05/29/memorandum-of-understanding-signed-between-the-united-nations-development-programme-and-as-safir-and-annahar-newspapers2014-05-29T10:38:45.303Z2014-05-29T10:38:45.303Z4th joint news supplement with both Annahar and Assafir firstname.lastname@example.orgThe UNDP “Peace Building in Lebanon” project published the 4th joint news supplement with both Annahar and Assafir newspapers on Friday 30th of 2014.http://www.lb.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/05/29/4th-joint-news-supplement-with-both-annahar-and-assafir-newspapers2014-05-29T10:07:19.244Z2014-05-29T10:07:19.244Z“Live Lebanon” initiative enhances infrastructure in Tarayya village in partnership with BBACnoemail@noemail.orgmanal.aounThanks to the support of Goodwill Ambassador Mr. Ghaleb Farha and UNDP “Live Lebanon” initiative and in partnership with each of Bank of Beirut and the Arab Countries (BBAC), the General Directorate of Emigrants, and Union of Western Baalbeck municipalities, Tarayya http://www.lb.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/05/27/-live-lebanon-initiative-enhances-infrastructure-in-tarayya-village-in-partnership-with-bbac2014-06-10T11:26:22.601Z2014-06-10T11:26:22.601ZIntegrating environmental considerations into the industrial email@example.com://www.lb.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/05/21/Integrating_environmental_considerations2014-05-22T11:38:11.283Z2014-05-22T11:38:11.283ZField Simulation Scenario on Disasters Response in Byblosnoemail@noemail.orgmanal.aounWithin the scope of implementing the National Response Plan, the UNDP - Disaster Risk Management Unit at the Presidency of the Council of Ministers with the collaboration of the National Committee of Disaster Management and the Response Committee of the Caza of Byblos implemented a field simulation scenario on earthquake associated with a tsunami disasters management in Byblos City on May 8 2014.http://www.lb.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/05/09/field-simulation-scenario-on-disasters-response-in-byblos2014-05-13T07:35:14.818Z2014-05-13T07:35:14.818ZLAU "Outreach and Cultural Exchange Across Nations" Daynoemail@noemail.orgmanal.aounThe Outreach and Civic Engagement Unit at the Lebanese American University (LAU), in partnership with the UN Information Centre in Beirut, organized the "Outreach and Cultural Exchange Across Nations" Day which was held on Beirut campus on April 24th 2014. http://www.lb.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/04/24/lau-outreach-and-cultural-exchange-across-nations-day2014-06-19T13:45:46.718Z2014-06-19T13:45:46.718Zlaunching on the new UNDP/Ministry of Environment Climate change website. firstname.lastname@example.orgThe UNDP Climate Change project at the Ministry of Environment is proud to announce the launch of the new Climate Change Website, which is the first national platform on climate change activities in Lebanon. http://www.lb.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/04/23/launching-on-the-new-undp-ministry-of-environment-climate-change-website-2014-04-23T12:20:55.738Z2014-04-23T12:20:55.738ZCeremony of Achievements and Experiences of Local Communities in Beirut and Saidanoemail@noemail.orgmanal.aounWithin the framework of “Addressing Urban Hot Spots in Lebanon” and “Improving Living conditions of Palestinian Gatherings in Lebanon” projects, UNDP and UN-Habitat held a ceremony to highlight achievements and experiences of local communities in Beirut and Saida. The ceremony was held on April 11 at Makassed University in Beirut. http://www.lb.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/04/11/ceremony-of-achievements-and-experiences-of-local-communities-in-beirut-and-saida2014-04-15T11:15:38.125Z2014-04-15T11:15:38.125ZThe International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Actionnoemail@noemail.orgmona.el-yassir
Long after wars are waged some weapons remain a lurking threat to civilians in the peacetime that follows. Landmines and explosive remnants of war (ERW) are indiscriminate weapons that wait for years and sometimes decades maiming and killing children, farmers and everyday citizens.
http://www.lb.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/04/04/the-international-day-for-mine-awareness-and-assistance-in-mine-action2014-04-04T09:17:38.302Z2014-04-04T09:17:38.302ZUK donates £5 million to UNDP’s Host Communities Programmenoemail@noemail.orgmanal.aounBritish Ambassador to Lebanon Tom Fletcher along with UN Humanitarian and Resident Coordination and UNDP Resident Representative in Lebanon, Ross Mountain visited the village of Bar Elias in the Bekaa region on April 1st 2014 in order to announce new aids donated by the UK government to assist the Lebanese communities hosting Syrian Refugees. http://www.lb.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/04/02/uk-donates-5-million-to-undp-s-host-communities-programme2014-04-02T11:28:20.734Z2014-04-02T11:28:20.734Z