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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…  


UNDP Supports the Operation of COVID-19 Isolation Centres

Friday, August 28, 2020, Today the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Deputy Resident Representative, Mr. Mohammad Salih visited the Covid-19 Isolation Centre in Maad, Mount Lebanon, along…  


UNDP and Executive Magazine partner to advance dialogue on addressing corruption in Lebanon

Beirut, 20 August 2020 – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Executive Magazine, a leading economic, financial, and business magazine in Lebanon, announced today a new partnership to…  


UNDP to focus on inclusive recovery as it supports Lebanon following the Beirut blast catastrophe

Beirut – In the aftermath of the devastating explosion in the port of Beirut, immediate support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will prioritize the restoration of livelihoods and…  


UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator Assesses Immediate Response and Support Needed Following Beirut Blast

Beirut, 6 August 2020 -- The United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator and Deputy Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Ms. Najat Rochdi expressed her heartfelt condolences and best wishes for…  


Institutions from UN Lebanon, the Lebanese government and the civil society urge all individuals and sectors to strengthen the preventive measures against COVID-19

More than 30 partners including UN Lebanon, the Lebanese government and the civil society, launched today a joint campaign under the hashtags #COVIDIsNotOver and #StaySAFE to raise awareness on the…  


Municipal Empowerment and Resilience Project activities launch in Lebanon

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), with the support of the European Union, are organizing a series of workshops in the…  


Grand Serail Presidency of the Council of Ministers Press Office

Prime Minister Hassan Diab on Wednesday received at the Grand Serail the Minister of Environment and Administrative Development Demianos Kattar, UNDP Resident Representative for Lebanon and interim…  


#TheRealTest: Launching Lebanon’s Anti-Stigma Campaign

The Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) through the National Mental Health Programme, Abaad, United Nations Development Programme, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), UNICEF and the World…  

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