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Golden Opportunities

UNDP, in partnership with the Ministry of Social Affairs, within the framework of the Lebanon Host Communities Support Programme – LHSP, and through funds from the Netherlands, is training over 2,500…  


A Christmas Fair to support women cooperatives

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…  


Landmine Monitor 2018

Record funding for landmine clearance, but casualties remain high  


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…  

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