Launch the 'Lebanese Host Communities Support ProgrammeFeb 26, 2013
In response to the Syrian Crisis and the increasing influx of Syrian
displaced to Lebanon, and under the patronage of the Minister of Social
Affairs H.E Mr. Wael Abou Faour, in the presence of Minister of Interior
H.E Mr. Marwan Charbel, the Minister of Health Mr. Ali Hassan Khalil
and the Minister of higher education H.E Mr. Hassan Diab, the ministry
of Social Affairs in coordination with the United Nations Development
Programme (UNDP), cordially invite you to a press conference to launch
the “Lebanese Host Communities Support Programme” initiative at the
Holiday Inn Dunes Hotel, on Thursday, February 28 at 10am.
The goals of this initiative will be discussed in detail during the conference which will be attended by UNDP Resident Representative Mr. Robert Wakins, ambassadors of donor countries, and representatives of international organizations and NGOs.
This initiative aims at supporting Lebanese host communities, with nearly 300,000 people now receiving assistance across Lebanon, struggling to cope with the tremendous additional burden in an already harsh socio-economic environment. The fund will be used to implement projects falling under Output 3 of the Lebanese Government Response Plan: “Assist the Lebanese hosting communities to preserve social cohesion, solidarity and prevent conflict and tension”.
UNDP - Lebanon
Downtown-Riad El-Solh Street
Arab African International Bank Bldg
P.O.Box 11-3216 Beirut-Lebanon