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22 Aug 2014
Support to the Lebanese Army organizational development - Enhanced Technical Skills for the Civil-Military Cooperation (CIMIC) Section
The “Addressing Urban Hot Spots in Lebanon” project organized a 6 day training workshop in essentials of Project Management for LAF designated and non-designated CIMIC personnel from August 18th to 23rd 2014 at the Monroe Hotel, as part of UNDP’s continuous support to the Lebanese Army capacity building and organizational development.
20 Aug 2014
Training on Cost-Benefit Analysis and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis for Environmental and Energy Projects
The Ministry of Environment in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme organized a hands-on training on “Cost-Benefit Analysis and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis for Environmental and Energy Projects”, aiming at providing the necessary tools to improve decision-making processes.
19 Aug 2014
World Humanitarian Day marks the anniversary of the UN Headquarters bombing in Baghdad in 2003 when 22 people, including UN humanitarian veteran Sergio Vieria de Mello, lost their lives. It is a tribute to aid workers worldwide, a commemoration to those who have lost their lives and a celebration of the spirit of humanitarian work around the world.
13 Aug 2014
UNDP Assists the Government of Lebanon, in Partnership with IFC, to Introduce New Insolvency Reforms
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is helping the government of Lebanon reform its bankruptcy law, part of a wider effort of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers (PCM) to improve the country’s investment climate and boost economic growth through private sector development.
12 Aug 2014
In an effort to shed light on Palestinian Gatherings in Lebanon, UNDP and UN-Habitat launched last Tuesday their report “Profiling Deprivation: An Analysis of the Rapids Needs Assessment in Palestinian Gatherings Host Communities”. Hosted by the Lebanese Palestinian Dialogue Committee (LPDC) in the Grand Serail of Beirut, the launching brought together representatives of diplomatic communities, UN agencies, civil society actors, NGOs and academics.
11 Aug 2014
Lead by the Japanese Ambassador in Lebanon H.E. Seiichi Otsuka, a delegation representing the embassy of Japan in Lebanon visited Gaza Buildings, a Palestinian Gathering in Beirut, where the Government of Japan is co-funding a UNDP project to rehabilitate its water well and supply pipe networks, together with the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).
08 Aug 2014
The village of Marwaheen located in Tyr, South of Lebanon, inaugurated the provision of a generator for the village with the support of Goodwill Ambassador Mr Fadi Salameh and UNDP “Live Lebanon” initiative and in partnership with Bank of Beirut and Arab Countries (BBAC) at a ceremony held in the town hall in the presence of mayors, village chiefs and social actors.
06 Aug 2014
The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Beirut announced the donation of around $4.5 million from its Emergency Response Fund (ERF) targeting refugees from Syria and host communities in Lebanon during a press conference which took place on Wednesday August 6 2014 at the Ministry of Energy and Water.
05 Aug 2014
On Saturday the 2nd of August 2014, during a visit to witness the progress of the various projects being implemented within the city of Saida, the Lebanese Minister of Environment Mr. Mohamad was impressed by the achievements made at the Rehabilitation of Saida Dumpsite Project. Accompanied by his advisor and the chief of the urban environment section, H.E. was joined by the UN Resident Representative Mr. Ross Mountain, the head of the municipal council, Mr. Mohammad Seoudi along with members from the municipality.
04 Aug 2014
The 2014 Human Development Report 'Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Enhancing Resilience' global launch took place
17 Jul 2014
In partnership with Bank of Beirut and the Arab Countries (BBAC), UNDP's "Live Lebanon" initiative launched a media campaign entitled “And it can only get better” to engage the Lebanese expatriates in the social recovery process through encouraging them to donate money to support development projects across Lebanon.
15 Jul 2014
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation (MBRF) in collaboration with the Regional Office for the Arab States in United Nations Development Programme, has launched a competition for young Arab talents to design the cover of the ‘Third Arab Knowledge Report 2014: Youth and Localization of Knowledge’, released by the Foundation and the UNDP.
10 Jul 2014
In order to better understand the needs of the village of Arsal, the United Nations Development Programme in partnership with the Embassy of Mexico and UNHCR organized a visit to the area on July 10 2014. The delegation included UN Resident Coordinator, Humanitarian Coordinator, UNDP Resident Representative Mr. Ross Mountain..
08 Jul 2014
Enhancing capacities of public and private institutions working in the fields of development and finance
The Ministry of Environment in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme organized a training on “Climate Finance”, aiming at enhancing capacities of public and private institutions working in the fields of development and finance. The event took place on Monday 7 and Tuesday 8 July 2014 at Rotana Gefinor Hotel, and was delivered by the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management.
30 Jun 2014
Within the framework of joint efforts between the Lebanese government and the UNDP to reduce the risk of disasters and increase awareness among all segments of society on disasters, a Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) training was held in the University of St. Joseph (USJ) on June 26th and 27th, 2014 in cooperation with the Civil Defense, the Lebanese army and the Lebanese Red Cross.
30 Jun 2014
UNDP - CEDRO project and Banque Du Liban (BDL) launched the Green Roof initiative which covers an area of 834 m2, at the Central bank main branch in Hamra on June 30th at 5:00 pm. Governor of Lebanon's Central Bank (Banque du Liban) Riad Salameh along with UNDP Resident Representative Ross Mountain attended the event in addition to UNDP country Director Luca Renda and Assistant Resident Representative Edgard Chehab.
25 Jun 2014
UNDP’s Live Lebanon Initiative in partnership with BBAC launched a project aimed at equipping Beni Sakher Public School in Wadi Khaled, North Lebanon with the support of Goodwill Ambassador Mrs. Bouran Boueiry. The ceremony was held at the school attended by representatives from the UNDP and BBAC along with a number of professors.
24 Jun 2014
The launch of irrigation canals in Beshwet with the support of a new development project for “Live Lebanon” and BBAC
The municipality of Beshwet inaugurated a project to construct irrigation canals with the support of Goodwill Ambassador Mr. Fadi Salameh and the UNDP’s “Live Lebanon" initiative in partnership with Bank of Beirut and the Arab Countries (BBAC) and in collaboration with the Association of Cooperatives in Deir El-Ahmar, in a ceremony held in Saydet Beshwet Church in the presence of heads of municipalities and mayors in addition to political, religious and social figures.
09 Jun 2014
The UNDP "Peace Building in Lebanon" project published the fourth joint news supplement, funded by Japan, and distributed with both Annahar and Assafir newspapers on Friday 30th of 2014
04 Jun 2014
British Ambassador to Lebanon Tom Fletcher visited south Lebanon where he saw first-hand the UK-funded municipalities Host Communities Programme, implemented by UNDP. The programme will support municipalities to increase delivery of livelihood services in areas of Lebanon most affected by the Syrian refugee influx.
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