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COVID-19: Looming crisis in developing countries threatens to devastate economies and ramp up inequality

New York – The growing COVID-19 crisis threatens to disproportionately hit developing countries, not only as a health crisis in the short term but as a devastating social and economic crisis over the…  

Coronavirus: Protect yourself and others

Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute…  

UN Summit on Sustainable Development Goals kickstarts ambitious action to deliver for people and the planet

Four years after the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and with efforts off track for meeting its objectives, world leaders today called for a decade of ambitious action to…  

Workshop on The Role of Information Officers for the Right to Access Information Law

Minister of State for Administrative Reform Dr. May Chidiac, UNDP Resident Representative Celine Moyroud and Representative of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)…  

UNDP appoints Michael Haddad as regional goodwill ambassador for climate action

The United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Regional Bureau for Arab States (RBAS) today announced the appointment of Lebanese endurance athlete Michael Haddad as Goodwill Ambassador to advance…  

The Government of Lebanon endorses Lebanon’s First National Action Plan on UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security

Thursday, 12 September 2019 (NCLW, United Nations) - The Government of Lebanon has today endorsed, the country’s first National Action Plan (NAP) on UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace…  

Lighting Up the Lives of Others

The implementation of solar home systems focuses on providing clean and sustainable energy for host communities.  

Sustain the Environment to Sustain Ourselves

The upgrade of the irrigation infrastructure provides both social and agricultural support for host communities in Lebanon.  

Inauguration of Non-Organic Waste Sorting Facility in Majdal Anjar

MAJDAL ANJAR, 27 July 2019 – The Municipality of Majdal Anjar, together with the Ministry of Social Affairs, the Ministry of Environment, UNHCR, UNDP and Anera today inaugurated a non-organic waste…  

Le groupe Kassalty inaugure sa station d’épuration

Le groupe Kassatly-Chtaura, qui produit quelque 60 millions de bouteilles par an (Freez, Buzz, Beirut Beer…) vient d’inaugurer sa station d’épuration des eaux usées.  

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