Stories


Open your Mic for Human Rights

Gathered in Aaliya’s Books coffee shop, the homely gem of Gemmayze Street in Beirut, activists, poets, writers and musicians were captivated by the performances of participants in the Open Mic…  


Stopping the leak, boosting the SDGs

Tal Abbas El Gharbi — a village situated in Lebanon’s north-western corner — is thirsty. The surrounding Ostouane River should be sufficient to irrigate the sunbeaten lands that make up 85 percent of…  




Deir Aammar Technical Institute Improves Education Quality for Students

The students of the Deir Aammar Public Technical Institute can now learn and apply design and engineering skills on the most up-to-date software.  


What Links Peacebuilding to Job Opportunities?

Job opportunities may be one of the leading bridges to attaining social stability in Lebanon. The dynamics of conflict in this country depend on multiple factors; one of which is the lack of economic…  


Building Collective Memory of the Past: a Step to Reconciliation

“Don’t shy away from your own history and collective memories; confronting the past is the key to prevent a relapse into violence and war”, said Philippe Lazarini, United Nations Resident and…  


Changemakers Highlight the Beauty of South Lebanon

"Our village is rich with beautiful scenery, hospitality and great architecture. We invite you to come visit this attractive location", said Hanan from Qrayeh, South Lebanon as she finished her…  


UNDP Women’s Basket Ball team takes the gold !

Achieving equality between men and women relative to the workplace, sports and sports beautifully intertwined on May 16th, 2018.  


UNDP strengthens EUMEDRAIL - LEBANON bilateral cooperation

In framework of the bilateral cooperation between European Union Agency for Railways (ERA) and Lebanon, UNDP Project Manager of the “Institutional Capacity Development of the Railway and Public…  

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