http://www.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/presscenter2014-04-18T14:31:37.281ZPress CenterAdobe CQCeremony of Achievements and Experiences of Local Communities in Beirut and Saidanoemail@noemail.orgmanal.aounWithin the framework of “Addressing Urban Hot Spots in Lebanon” and “Improving Living conditions of Palestinian Gatherings in Lebanon” projects, UNDP and UN-Habitat held a ceremony to highlight achievements and experiences of local communities in Beirut and Saida. The ceremony was held on April 11 at Makassed University in Beirut. http://www.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/04/11/ceremony-of-achievements-and-experiences-of-local-communities-in-beirut-and-saida2014-04-15T11:15:38.125Z2014-04-15T11:15:38.125ZCeremony of Achievements and Experiences of Local Communities in Beirut and Saidanoemail@noemail.orgmanal.aounhttp://www.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/presscenter/speeches/2014/04/11/ceremony-of-achievements-and-experiences-of-local-communities-in-beirut-and-saida2014-04-15T06:56:24.613Z2014-04-15T06:56:24.613ZAchievements and Experiences of Local communities in Beirut and Saidanoemail@noemail.orgmanal.aounOn behalf of the “Addressing Urban Hot Spots in Lebanon” and “Improving Living Conditions in Palestinian Gatherings in Lebanon” projects, UNDP and UN-HABITAT are pleased to invite you to the Ceremony highlighting the achievements and experiences of local communities in Beirut and Saida, http://www.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/04/10/achievements-and-experiences-of-local-communities-in-beirut-and-saida2014-04-14T05:58:09.968Z2014-04-14T05:58:09.968ZThe International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Actionnoemail@noemail.orgmona.el-yassir
Long after wars are waged some weapons remain a lurking threat to civilians in the peacetime that follows. Landmines and explosive remnants of war (ERW) are indiscriminate weapons that wait for years and sometimes decades maiming and killing children, farmers and everyday citizens.
http://www.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/04/04/the-international-day-for-mine-awareness-and-assistance-in-mine-action2014-04-04T09:17:38.302Z2014-04-04T09:17:38.302ZUK donates £5 million to UNDP’s Host Communities Programmenoemail@noemail.orgmanal.aounBritish Ambassador to Lebanon Tom Fletcher along with UN Humanitarian and Resident Coordination and UNDP Resident Representative in Lebanon, Ross Mountain visited the village of Bar Elias in the Bekaa region on April 1st 2014 in order to announce new aids donated by the UK government to assist the Lebanese communities hosting Syrian Refugees. http://www.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/04/02/uk-donates-5-million-to-undp-s-host-communities-programme2014-04-02T11:28:20.734Z2014-04-02T11:28:20.734ZUK donates £5 million to UNDP’s Host Communities Programmenoemail@noemail.orgmanal.aounBritish Ambassador to Lebanon Tom Fletcher visited Bar Elias in the Bekaa region where he announced a new commitment of £5 million of UK funding to UNDP’s Host Communities Programme. The programme will address the need for increased delivery of basic services in the areas most affected by the Syrian refugee influx. http://www.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/04/01/uk-donates-5-million-to-undp-s-host-communities-programme2014-04-02T11:32:46.982Z2014-04-02T11:32:46.982ZMinister Hakim launched an initiative for the Lebanese communities hosting Syrian email@example.comThe Minister of Economy and Trade Dr. Alain Hakim headed the Steering Committee of Lebanon Recovery Fund (LRF) meeting in the Grand Serail in the presence of the UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative Mr. Ross Mountain, Director General of the Ministry of Finance and its representative, Alain Bifany, Spain's Ambassador, Milagros Hernando, Chairman of the Council for Development and Reconstruction, Eng. Nabil El-Jisr in addition to a number of experts. http://www.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/03/31/minister-hakim-launched-an-initiative-for-the-lebanese-communities-hosting-syrian-refugees2014-03-31T07:26:18.118Z2014-03-31T07:26:18.118ZHelp Syrian Refugees and Lebanese in Host Communities get medical firstname.lastname@example.orgThe ongoing conflict in Syria has caused close to one million people to flee to neighbouring Lebanon. In a country with a population of little over 4 million, this influx is threatening the already existing infrastructure, and putting enormous pressure on social services, such as healthcare.http://www.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/03/26/help-syrian-refugees-and-lebanese-in-host-communities-get-medical-care2014-03-26T10:48:45.127Z2014-03-26T10:48:45.127ZLebanon cannot bear brunt of Syrian refugee crisis alone, UN relief official email@example.comMassive international support is crucial as the number of Syrian refugees in Lebanon continues to rise and is on track to reaching 1.5 million by the end of this year, a senior United Nations humanitarian official stressed today.
http://www.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/03/21/lebanon-cannot-bear-brunt-of-syrian-refugee-crisis-alone-un-relief-official-warns2014-03-27T07:40:03.502Z2014-03-27T07:40:03.502ZLaunch of 2014 Voter Registration Media Campaignnoemail@noemail.orgmona.el-yassirAs part of its annual update of the voter register, the Ministry of Interior and Municipalities (MoIM) launched the 2014 Voter Registration Media Campaign. The aim of the campaign, which runs from 10 February to 10 March, is to remind citizens of their right to check the voter register during the one-month update periodhttp://www.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/02/26/launch-of-2014-voter-registration-media-campaign2014-02-26T13:26:44.753Z2014-02-26T13:26:44.753ZCivil-Military Cooperation Community Outreach interventions in Beirutnoemail@noemail.orgmona.el-yassirUnder the High Patronage of the Army Commander in Chief, the United Nations Development Programme project “Addressing Urban Host Spots in Lebanon” in partnership with the Lebanese Army launched a ceremony for equipping four centers with medical equipment intended for the poor and the most vulnerable in Beirut area: Mazraa, Tariq El Jdidi, Sabra and Burj Abi Haidar. The ceremony was held on Tuesday February 18th at the Central Military Club – Beirut.http://www.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/02/26/civil-military-cooperation-community-outreach-interventions-in-beirut2014-03-04T13:14:50.259Z2014-03-04T13:14:50.259ZUNDP turns risks in Lebanon into opportunities firstname.lastname@example.orgWhile Lebanon groans under the heavy weight of its political deadlock, the spillover of the conflict in neighboring Syria, and its alarming security problems, a dedicated UNDP team in the heart of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers are leading efforts to make Lebanon’s communities and infrastructure resilient to cope with these visible risks, and many other invisible hazards. http://www.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/02/25/undp-turns-risks-in-lebanon-into-opportunities-2014-02-25T08:56:27.811Z2014-02-25T08:56:27.811ZUNDP honors dedicated efforts of local leaders in Palestinian Gatheringsnoemail@noemail.orgmanal.aounUnder the patronage of the Lebanese Palestinian Dialogue Committee, UNDP and UN-HABITAT organized a ceremony in honor of 38 municipalities and popular committees at the Grand Serail of Beirut on February 25, 2014. The ceremony celebrated the achievements of the project “Improving the Living Conditions in Palestinian Gatherings” during 2013 and honored the dedication and cooperation of local leaders who made these achievements possible. http://www.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/02/25/undp-honors-dedicated-efforts-of-local-leaders-in-palestinian-gatherings2014-03-06T13:37:08.915Z2014-03-06T13:37:08.915ZThe Lebanese Army Civil-Military Cooperation Community Outreach Interventions in Beirutnoemail@noemail.orgmona.el-yassirhttp://www.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/presscenter/speeches/2014/02/18/the-lebanese-army-civil-military-cooperation-community-outreach-interventions-in-beirut2014-02-18T06:49:23.494Z2014-02-18T06:49:23.494ZWorkshop on Mine Action Terminologies and Definitions in Arabicnoemail@noemail.orgmona.el-yassirThe Lebanon Mine Action Center in collaboration with the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) organized a workshop on " Mine Action Terminologies and Definitions in Arabic " for three days from 18 to 20 February, 2014, at the Central Military Club in Beirut, Lebanon. http://www.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/02/18/workshop-on-mine-action-terminologies-and-definitions-in-arabic2014-02-28T10:49:06.346Z2014-02-28T10:49:06.346ZCivil-Military Cooperation Community Outreach interventions in Beirutnoemail@noemail.orgmona.el-yassirUnder the High Patronage of the Army Commander in Chief The United Nations Development Programme In Partnership with
The Lebanese Army are pleased to invite you to the launching event
http://www.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/02/17/civil-military-cooperation-community-outreach-interventions-in-beirut2014-02-17T10:12:03.026Z2014-02-17T10:12:03.026ZWorkshop on Mine Action Terminologies and Definitions in Arabicnoemail@noemail.orgmona.el-yassirThe Lebanon Mine Action Center in collaboration with the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is organizing a workshop on " Mine Action Terminologies and Definitions in Arabic " for three days from 18 to 20 February, 2014 , at the Central Military Club in Beirut http://www.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/02/17/workshop-on-mine-action-terminologies-and-definitions-in-arabic2014-02-17T10:12:45.615Z2014-02-17T10:12:45.615ZUN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator Field Visit to Akkarnoemail@noemail.orgmona.el-yassirThe United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs is organizing a field visit to Akkar, North Lebanon for the newly appointed Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Lebanon, Mr. Ross Mountainhttp://www.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/02/11/un-resident-and-humanitarian-coordinator-field-visit-to-akkar2014-02-12T08:38:25.179Z2014-02-12T08:38:25.179ZRoss Mountain visits Syrian Refugees in the Bekaa & Akkarnoemail@noemail.orgmona.el-yassirThe newly appointed United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator and Representative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Lebanon, Mr. Ross Mountain visited the Syrian tented settlements in the Bekaa area on Saturday February 8, 2014 and in Akkar on Tuesday February 11, 2014 in order to monitor the ongoing humanitarian and development efforts there. http://www.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/02/11/ross-mountain-visits-syrian-refugees-in-the-bekaa-akkar2014-03-03T13:13:35.292Z2014-03-03T13:13:35.292ZUN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator Field Visit to the Bekaa Valleynoemail@noemail.orgmona.el-yassirThe United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs is organizing a field visit to the Bekaa Valley for the newly appointed Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Lebanon, Mr. Ross Mountain. http://www.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/02/08/un-resident-and-humanitarian-coordinator-field-visit-to-the-bekaa-valley2014-02-12T08:26:04.802Z2014-02-12T08:26:04.802Z