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Japan and UNDP partner to support the sustainable recovery of Lebanon from the Beirut Blast

Beirut – 12 July 2021: The Government of Japan and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will support Lebanon’s sustainable recovery, amidst the multiple crises that the country is facing.  


The Central Administration of Statistics and UNDP launch 26 district-level statistical reports

Beirut, 29 June, 2021: The Central Administration of Statistics (CAS), with the technical support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), launched today twenty-six statistical reports…  


UNDP and UNEP partner to further support Lebanon's environmental agenda

Beirut, Manama – 17 June, 2021: The United Nations Development Programme in Lebanon (UNDP) and the United Nations Environment Programme West Asia Office (UNEP Regional Office for West Asia) signed a…  


Lebanon: Directorate General of Local Administrations and Councils aims for a new direction

Beirut, 26 April 2021 – 21 years after its inception, the Directorate General of Local Administrations and Councils (DGLAC), a directorate at the Ministry of Interior and Municipalities (MoIM), aims…  


Lebanon submits updated national climate pledge under Paris Agreement - updated pledge will significantly ramp up action to limit climate change -

BEIRUT – April 16th, 2021 – Lebanon enhances the ambition of its Greenhouse Gas (GHG) and renewable energy targets by 2030, adopts more comprehensive adaptation priorities as part of its adaptation…  


The United Nations, the Sexual and Gender-based Violence Taskforce and the National Commission for Lebanese Women Launch a 16-Day Campaign Against Gender-based Violence

Today begins the global 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) (25 November-10 December). On this occasion, the United Nations System in Lebanon, the Sexual and Gender-based Violence…  


Building Forward an Inclusive and Accessible Lebanon

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) launched today a new initiative and call to support persons with…  


Rafik Hariri University Hospital, UN Lebanon and Partners Urge Individuals and Sectors to Abide by Preventive Measures to Contain the Alarming Spread of the Coronavirus

The Director of Rafik Hariri University Hospital (RHUH), Dr Firass Abiad, together with doctors, nurses and technical staff from the Corona Team, have joined forces with UN Lebanon and partners in…  


UNDP Report: People’s recovery, especially the most marginalized, must be prioritized over physical reconstruction in response to the Beirut port explosion

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched a new report today arguing that recovery efforts from the Beirut port explosion of 4 August must look beyond the reconstruction of buildings…  


UNDP and Executive Magazine to Host a Series of Expert Roundtables on Corruption Challenges in Lebanon

Beirut - 3 September 2020, The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is partnering with Executive Magazine to convene, during this month, four virtual expert roundtables that will examine key…  

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