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  • 11 Feb 2014
    Ross Mountain visits Syrian Refugees in the Bekaa & Akkar

    The newly appointed United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator and Representative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Lebanon, Mr. Ross Mountain visited the Syrian tented settlements in the Bekaa area on Saturday February 8, 2014 and in Akkar on Tuesday February 11, 2014 in order to monitor the ongoing humanitarian and development efforts there.

  • 24 Jan 2014
    UNDP signs agreement with ministry of energy

    On 24 January 2014, the Ministry of Energy and Water represented by H.E. Mr. Gibran Bassil and the United Nations Development Programme represented by Mr. Luca Renda, Country Director signed a new project

  • 23 Dec 2013
    Common Vision towards a sustainable and Comprehensive Economic Future

    Under the patronage and presence of H. E. Mr. Adnan Mansour, Minister of foreign Affairs, the Association of Local Economic Development Agency in Beirut Southern Suburbs (ALEDA BSS) in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme –ART GOLD project in Lebanon organized a launching ceremony of the event “Together for Sustainable and Comprehensive Economic Development”

  • 19 Dec 2013
    Acknowledgments to the eight private sector companies for reporting their Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    The Lebanese Ministry of Environment in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme held an award ceremony on Thursday December 19, 2013 for eight Lebanese private institutions that have successfully audited, reported and communicated their respective Greenhouse Gas emissions. This reporting comes as response to the Minister of Environment’s Decision 99/1, dated 11/4/2013, where companies used the internationally adopted Greenhouse Gas Protocol through V4 advisors to report their emissions of the year 2012.

  • 11 Dec 2013
    Celebrating the International Human Rights Day and Anti- Corruption Day at the Lebanese Parliament

    Under the patronage of His Excellency the Speaker of Parliament Mr. Nabih Berri, The Secretary General of the Lebanese parliament in cooperation with The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and The United Nations' High Commissioner for Human Rights, Middle East Office (UNHCHR) organized an event celebrating the International Human Rights Day and the International Anti-Corruption Day which was held on Tuesday, December 10 at the Lebanese Parliament.

  • 09 Dec 2013
    Lebanese Host Communities Steering Committee Meeting

    Under the patronage and presence of the Minister of Social Affairs Mr. Wael Abou Faour, the first meeting of the Host Communities Steering Committee was launched under the framework of UNDP and MOSA joint project “Supporting Lebanese Communities affected by the Syrian Crisis” on Monday December 9th at the Ministry of Social Affairs (MoSA).

  • 07 Dec 2013
    Inauguration Ceremony of the First Civil-Military Cooperation Offices in Shukri Ghanem barracks

    The Lebanese Army organized the inauguration ceremony of the Civil- Military Cooperation Offices (CIMIC) within the project entitled “Addressing Urban Hot Spots in Lebanon” as a token of appreciation to the UN country team throughout the support provided to the Civil-Military Cooperation efforts

  • 03 Dec 2013
    Teachers trained to promote social cohesion and spread a culture of peace

    In November 2013, 70 public school teachers from North Lebanon and Bekaa region returned home with valuable conflict transformation and peace building skills and techniques.

  • 14 Nov 2013
    Lebanon’s Low Emission Capacity Building Project Participates in a UNFCCC side events in Warsaw

    The Low Emission Capacity Building Project participated in two side events on the margins of the Annual Climate Summit (UNFCCC Conference of the Parties) in Warsaw, Poland. The One-UN side-event entitled “Towards Comprehensive Climate Finance..

  • 05 Nov 2013
    Strategic Environmental Assessment of Renewable Energy

    Recently, the activities to conduct the Strategic Environmental Assessment of the Renewable Energy Sector was launched as part of the larger activities undertaken by the “Mainstreaming Climate Change into Lebanon’s Development Agenda” project; the project is funded by the Lebanon Recovery Fund and is implemented by the Ministry of Environment.

  • 30 Oct 2013
    National Response Plan – Table Top Exercise

    Within the framework of the implementation of the National Response Plan (NRP), the request of the Prime Minister and decision of the National Coordination Committee (NCC) formed by the Presidency of the Council of Ministers and whose main mandate includes coordinating disaster response

  • 09 Oct 2013
    Outcomes and achievements related to mine action work in Lebanon

    Lebanon Mine Action Center in collaboration with the European Union and the United Nations Development Program held a meeting today concerning “the international support group for Lebanon”. Ambassadors and representatives from donors’ countries attended the meeting as well as national authorities, non- governmental organizations and National Mine Risk Education Steering Committee working on combatting land mines and cluster munitions and other forms of UXO in order to help the mine victim survivors.

  • 08 Oct 2013
    Media Field Visit to Saida Dumpsite to monitor the rehabilitation process

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and the Municipality of Saida organized a media field visit to the rehabilitation project of the garbage dump on the maritime boulevard of Saida on Thursday the 3rd of October 2013 at 10 am.

  • 30 Sep 2013
    Municipality of Saida receives waste dumpsters in support to the communities hosting Syrian refugees

    The municipality of received 50 waste dumpsters as a symbolic contribution by the United Nations Development Programme and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees on September 11 in the framework of supporting municipalities and cities hosting increasing numbers of displaced Syrian refugees.

  • 24 Sep 2013
    The launch of the MEDSOLAR project

    The UNDP launched the MEDSOLAR project on the 24 September 2013 in a workshop in Beirut attended by over 60 professionals and stakeholders, including the representative of the Ministry of Energy and Water.

  • 24 Sep 2013
    Social Good Summit in Beirut 2013

    Social Good Summit 2013 held for the past three 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.

  • 11 Sep 2013
    Lebanon’s Low Emission Capacity Building Project Participates in a UNFCCC side event in Bonn

    The Low Emission Capacity Building Project participated in a side event on the margins of the 38th SB session in Bonn, Germany entitled “Inspiring Mitigation Ambition: Experience from the LECB Programme” hosted by the programme’s Global Support Unit.

  • 05 Sep 2013
    Closing ceremony for the installation of 102 Green Houses in North Lebanon

    The United Nations Development Programme “Recovery of NBC surrounding communities affected by the 2006 and 2007 conflicts” project organized a closing ceremony for “Supply and Installation of 102 Greenhouses in North Lebanon” activity. The ceremony took place on Wednesday September 4th at the municipality of Halba at 10 a.m.

  • 02 Aug 2013
    Third Anniversary of the Entry into Force of the Convention on Cluster Munitions

    Lebanon remains littered with hundreds of thousands of unexploded ordinance, including cluster munitions. These items continue to kill and maim people in Lebanon and hinder development and reconstruction efforts. In 2006 alone, 215 cluster sub-munitions casualties were registered, the majority of victims are under the age of 18 and approximately 36 percent of the land used for livelihood activities was contaminated.

  • 02 Aug 2013
    UNHCR and UNDP update media on refugees’ situation in Lebanon

    The U.N High Commissioner for Refugees and the United Nations Development Program held a press meeting on Friday July 26th at the UNHCR Office in Beirut to present the media with a brief on their work, partnerships and funding channels to support the refugees in the country.