Press releases
  • Building the capacity of Engineers on emergency road maintenance by a Lebanese diasporaFeb 25, 2015

  • Announcement of support towards Host communities and Refugees from Syria in LebanonAug 5, 2014The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Beirut is announcing the donation of around $4.5 million from its Emergency Response Fund (ERF) targeting refugees from Syria and host communities in Lebanon during a press conference ..

  • Launching of the Green Roof at the Central Bank main branch in HamraJun 30, 2014“Nearly 90% of the Lebanese population resides in cities across the country, with 0.8 square meter per person of green spaces available. The world health organization, however, recommends a minimum of 9 square meter of green space per person, and it is acknowledged that a city at an ideal standard would have between 10 – 15m² of green space per person. Green spaces have positive effect on people; they provide a great way to escape the stresses of day-to-day life, constitute a buffer to the surrounding noises and pollution, and increase value of real estate in surrounding areas

  • Announcement of the long-term Cooperation between UNDP, Ministry of Environment and Ministry of IndustryMay 20, 2014The Ministry of Environment is organizing a press conference to announce the partnership between the Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Industry and the UNDP to launch a long-term cooperation between the 3 entities on updating the database and private industrial enterprises. This conference will be held on May 21st, 2014 at 10:30 am, in the meeting room at the Ministry of the Environment.

  • Field Simulation Scenario on Disasters Response Byblos City.May 7, 2014Within the scope of implementing the National Response Plan, the 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 will be implementing a field simulation scenario on earthquake associated with a tsunami disasters management

  • LEBANESE ARMY THANK YOU CEREMONY FOR UNDP SUPPORT TO CIVIL-MILITARY COOPERATION SECTION IN SOUTH LEBANONMay 2, 2014The Addressing Urban Hot Spots in Lebanon project is an initiative that aims to reduce and mitigate inter and intra communal tensions, as well as potential outbreaks or escalation of violence at the local level in conflict prone areas.

  • Achievements and Experiences of Local communities in Beirut and SaidaApr 10, 2014On behalf of the “Addressing Urban Hot Spots in Lebanon” and “Improving Living Conditions in Palestinian Gatherings in Lebanon” projects, UNDP and UN-HABITAT are pleased to invite you to the Ceremony highlighting the achievements and experiences of local communities in Beirut and Saida,

  • UK donates £5 million to UNDP’s Host Communities ProgrammeApr 1, 2014British Ambassador to Lebanon Tom Fletcher visited Bar Elias in the Bekaa region where he announced a new commitment of £5 million of UK funding to UNDP’s Host Communities Programme. The programme will address the need for increased delivery of basic services in the areas most affected by the Syrian refugee influx.

  • Civil-Military Cooperation Community Outreach interventions in BeirutFeb 17, 2014Under the High Patronage of the Army Commander in Chief The United Nations Development Programme In Partnership with The Lebanese Army are pleased to invite you to the launching event

  • Workshop on Mine Action Terminologies and Definitions in ArabicFeb 17, 2014The Lebanon Mine Action Center in collaboration with the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is organizing a workshop on " Mine Action Terminologies and Definitions in Arabic " for three days from 18 to 20 February, 2014 , at the Central Military Club in Beirut