Signature of Agreement with Government of FinlandDec 20, 2017
On Wednesday 20 December 2017, the Government of Finland represented by His Excellency Ambassador Matti Lassila and UNDP Lebanon represented by the Country Director Ms. Celine Moyroud have signed a cost sharing agreement, where by the government of Finland is contributing the amount of seven hundred thousand Euros (700,000 EUR) to support UNDP’s work within the Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan (3RP) Lebanon chapter during the period of 01.01.2018 – 31.12.2019.
The support is for the UNDP project “The Common Space Initiative”. The aim of the Common Space Initiative is to support consensus building, sustainable civil peace and constitutional strengthening, and stakeholder dialogues in Lebanon.
The objective of this Finnish contribution is to support dialogue structures and policy-making bodies to successfully build consensus on national policies, including a national policy responding to the Syrian Refugees crisis.
This support is provided through a range of services including technical assistance, technical information and shared knowledge resources, collective and action research, common meeting spaces for stakeholders and the facilitation of expertise.