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UN Shows Strong Support for Economic Stability in Lebanon

Paris, April 6 – One month before Lebanon holds its first parliamentary elections in nearly a decade, the United Nations called for continued international support for Lebanon’s political and economic…  


Together for peace with Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon

Maha is from Homs in Syria. The conflict in her home country forced her to leave her home and seek refuge in neighbouring Jordan. The 51-year-old tailor lost one of her sons in the war and is now the…  


The Road to Lebanon’s Future in Focus

For the fifth consecutive year, UNDP Lebanon held the Social Good Summit (SGS) 2017 in Beirut, at Teatro Verdun on Tuesday. Around 300 attendees arrived at the Summit, among them university students,…  


UK contributes US$5.2 million to UNDP's stabilization in Iraq

Baghdad – The Government of the UK has contributed an additional US$5.2 million to UNDP’s Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS), which finances fast-track initiatives in areas liberated from the…  


Morocco is fighting climate change with Liquid Gold

Argan oil has long been one of the source of livelihoods and health for Morocco’s Berber population in the High Atlas Mountains. While Argan forests still cover around 820,000 hectares in the…  


Independent Election Commission of Jordan visits Bosnia and Herzegovina to observe elections

The EU-UNDP electoral assistance project in Jordan supported a four-day study visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina for officials of the Independent Election Commission (IEC). The visit coincided with…  


New Phase of Public Works begins to provide Jobs to Youths

Four new UNDP labour-intensive public works projects were launched on 28 August 2014 for the governorates of Giza, Behiera, Aswan and New Valley to provide emergency jobs and community infrastructure…  


Model Police Stations help improve community policing

As part of ongoing support to security and justice institutions across Somalia, UNDP is helping local communities roll out an innovative programme to establish ‘Model Police Stations’ in rural and…  


United Nations Country Team (UNCT) Libya launched humanitarian appeal

Tunisia, The UN Country Team (UNCT) Libya launched a flash Humanitarian Appeal to Libya on September, 2014. The appeal calls for support in five main areas namely, protection, food security, health,…  


Lebanon launches its MDGs Report 2013-2014: Slow progress on the poverty reduction and environmental sustainability goals

A year before 2015, Lebanon’s progress towards the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) has been challenged by a complicated political situation and spillovers of the Syrian crisis,…  

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