As one of the world’s largest multilateral development agencies, present in over 170 countries and territories, UNDP is on the frontlines of anticipating, understanding and acting on today’s opportunities and risks.
In order to effectively achieve Lebanon’s updated Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC), avoiding locking in Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions through infrastructure and development plans is a priority.
Climate change impacts are expected to change many aspects of daily life. Climatic events particularly impact vulnerable groups, including women. Around 80% of refugees are women, and women are 14 times more likely to die in a natural disaster than men.