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  • 21 Mar 2013
    Priorities for the global development agenda shaped by unprecedented public outreach effort

    The United Nations presented today the first findings from an unprecedented global conversation through which people from all over the world have been invited to help Member States shape the future development agenda that will build on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) after their target date at the end of 2015.

  • 20 Mar 2013
    National Cancer Treatment Guidelines

    Under the Patronage and Presence of the of H.E Mr. Ali Hassan Khalil, Minister of Health and in cooperation with The Transfer of Knowledge through Expatriate Nationals (TOKTEN) project implemented by the United Nations Development Project and the Council for Development and Reconstruction, The Ministry of Health held a press release for the launching of the National Cancer Treatment Guidelines

  • 11 Mar 2013
    Progress and Achievements of Climate Change projects at the Ministry of Environment

    Under the patronage and presence of the Minister of Environment H.E Mr. Nazem el Khoury, The Ministry of Environment and The United Nations Development Programme have the pleasure to invite you to a launching event on "Progress and Achievements of Climate Change projects at the Ministry of Environment" on Monday March 11th, 2013 from 10.00 am to 11.30 am at Phoenicia Intercontinental Hotel, Beirut.

  • 26 Feb 2013
    Launch the 'Lebanese Host Communities Support Programme

    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.

  • 18 Feb 2013
    The achievements of the Hydro Agriculture Development Project of Marjeyoun Area

    The UNDP “Hydro Agriculture Development Project of Marjeyoun Area” and the Litani River Authority are organizing the final stakeholder’s meeting titled “Achievements and Recommendations” on Monday February 18th, 2013 from 9:30 am till 1:00 pm at the Holiday Inn Hotel, Dunes Center – Verdun.

  • 04 Feb 2013
    UN Partners with Al-Jadeed TV to Support 'Live Lebanon” Initiative

    Within the framework of “Live Lebanon” initiative by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with Bank of Beirut and the Arab Countries (BBAC), UNDP in cooperation with the UN Information Centre in Beirut are organizing a press conference to launch a one-year partnership with Al-Jadeed TV and sign a memorandum of understating with the TV Chairman Tahseen Khayat. The press conference will take place on Monday 4 March 2013, at 12:00 PM, at the Movenpick Hotel (Mistral Room I), Beirut.

  • 04 Feb 2013
    "Management of flood Risk Land Use" Workshop

    Under the Auspices and presence of H.E. Dr. Hussein Al Hajj Hassan, Minister of Agriculture and Mr. Robert Watkins, UNDP Resident Representative, the Flood Risks Management and water Harvesting in Baalback –El-Hermel project is honored to invite you to participate in the workshop titled “Raise Awareness of the local communities and authorities on the Management of flood Risk Land Use” that will take place on Saturday 2 February 2013 at 10:00am at “Kanaan ” Hotel in Baalback.

  • 10 Dec 2012
    The Announcement of the 'National Human Rights Action Plan”

    On the occasion of the Human Rights Day, the Secretary General of the Parliament and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will officially announce “The Human Rights Action Plan” on Monday December 10, 2012 at 11 a.m. at the Plenary Chamber at the Lebanese Parliament. The Human Rights Parliamentary Committee formed this action plan in cooperation with UNDP and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. It will be distributed among the participants including ministers, parliamentarians, ambassadors, NGOs, international organizations, academic personnel, experts and reporters.

  • 13 Sep 2012
    Press Conference on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

    During the 3rd Beirut Energy Forum 2012, the United Nations Development Programme and IBL Bank are holding a press conference on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy at the Emirates Hall in the Hilton Beirut Habtoor Grand Hotel on Thursday 13th of September at 4pm.

  • 06 Jul 2012
    Launching of the Ministry of Justice’s electronic legal databases by the European Union and the United Nations Development Programme

    In the presence of His Excellency the Minister of Justice President Chakib Kortbawi, the Ministry of Justice, the European Union and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are organizing a ceremony for the launching of the legal electronic databases for the Ministry of Justice and the Institute of Judicial Studies, which gives access to all judges to valuable legal knowledge. The event will take place at 1 pm on Friday July 6, 2012 at the House of the Lawyer - Palace of Justice, Beirut.

  • 12 Jun 2012
    Donors’ Field visit to UNDP's 'Support to Lebanon Mine Action Programme – Phase II” project

    On Tuesday 12 June, the Lebanese Mine Action Center (LMAC) and the United Nation Development Programme (UNDP) are organizing a field visit for H.E. Mrs. Colette Taquet - Ambassador of Belgium, Mr. Guido Benevento - Director of the Italian Cooperation, and Mr. Robert Watkins – UNDP Resident Representative to the south of Lebanon.

  • 21 May 2012
    Lebanese Expert Expatriate trains Ministries on Food Safety

    In collaboration with the Ministry of Economy and Trade, the UNDP “Transfer of Knowledge Through Expatriate Nationals” project (TOKTEN) is organizing the opening session of the food safety training on Monday 21st of June at 10am, in Mathaf at the Institute of Finance (1st Floor).