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Strengthening Media Professionalism through Media Toolbox and Trainings

The media in Lebanon play a major role in peace building. However, the media can also wield considerable influence on fueling conflicts during sensitive periods.  


How Education Contributes to Peace Building

UNDP, in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, organized a discussion session on education and peace building on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at the Ministry of Education and…  


Flowing Water for a Better Life

Thuraya’s home is located at the end of a long alley in Mazboud. Nothing but half a wall separates it from modest houses surrounded by children who fled the war in their country. Left with no other…  


Dribble, Shoot, Score.

In response to corporate women demand, Sports Mania launched the BAN-CO Women Basketball league for the first time in Lebanon in 2018 with support from UNDP participation and other organizations. This…  


A Sea of Opportunities

After being forced to sell his boat, Wafic Samra spent years away from fishing. He was thrilled to go back to the profession he grew up practicing after the Fishermen Cooperative Association in the…  


Faster Sirens Form Closer Solutions

On a fine 24th of April 2019, the launching of the first Moto-Ambulance took place. In partnership with the Ministry of Interior and Municipalities, Civil Defense, Bank Audi, LBCI TV Champs Fund,…  


Finding Common Grounds under One Roof

Girls and boys from different backgrounds in Al Marj found a common ground at the newly rehabilitated sports facility, a healthy and safe place where they can grow, play, and have fun.  


Halba Souk: Big Dreams for Small Producers

Hosted by thirteen nationwide cooperatives, the fair was one of several events that helped the cooperatives and their women members access different markets, maximize opportunities, and leverage…  


From Zahle’s Municipal Police: A Tribute to All the Women Out There, who said #YesWeCan

On International Women’s Day, the female municipal police of Zahle have a message to the world. Standing tall in their uniforms, they proudly convey a message UNDP has long been promoting: The time…  


Who Said It’s a Man’s City: Al Mina’s Female Municipal Police

On the seashores of North Lebanon lies a historical city that represents the utmost image of Lebanon’s diversity and coexistence. Despite the challenges, more than 100,000 individuals learned to live…  

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