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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…  


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.  


Inauguration of the “Rehabilitation and Equipping the Jiyeh Fishermen Port and Construction of a Fish Market and Facilities” project

72 fishermen are now able to work at sea fully equipped, sell their daily catch, and generate income to support their families and, more widely, Lebanon’s economy thanks to UK aid funding within the…  


Embassy of Japan and UNDP Concluded the Comprehensive Agriculutral Project in Qab Elias, Bekaa

With the generous support from the Government of Japan, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) completed the project ‘Social Stabilization through Comprehensive Agricultural Support for…  


UNDP and Bank Audi Launch the Moto Ambulance Project in Partnership with the Ministry of Interior and Municipalities and LBCI

In partnership with the Ministry of Interior and Municipalities and LBCI, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and Bank Audi have announced the launch of the Moto Ambulance project pertaining…  


#StepUP – Partners launch an initiative to support “Women’s Economic Participation”

In the presence of Minister of Social Affairs, Dr. Richard Kouyoumjian, Ambassador of Canada to Lebanon, H.E. Ms. Emmanuelle Lamoureux, Executive Director of Middle East Development Programming, Mr.…  

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