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Empowering local women influencers to address sexual & gender-based violence

In response to the worrisome rise of SGBV cases during the COVID-19 crises, the Tripoli Bar Association (TBA), with support from UNDP and UN Women established a hotline offering free legal aid…  

Impact of Beirut Explosion on Economic Activities Located in the Affected Neighborhoods - Socio-Economic Impact Assessment

On August 4th, 2020, a massive explosion in the Beirut port rocked the city, causing massive destruction, hundreds of deaths, and thousands of injuries.  

Workplace 2.0: Codesigning the new UNDP Lebanon offices

In Lebanon, the political and health crises of the last two years have been an opportunity to pause and reflect on how we work at UNDP Lebanon and where.  

It’s Time for Thyme

“When the situation began deteriorating in Lebanon, I had three options: emigrate, give up, or regain control of my future by seeking potential gains. All I needed was a little support and I realized…  

UNDP Lebanon’s youth communities experiment with crowdsourcing a healthier internet

The UNDP Accelerator Labs Network is collaborating with the Healthy Internet Project, incubated at TED  

Preserving forests, sustaining livelihoods

Through forest management, we are generating much needed income during the harsh situation while bringing the forests back to life,” expressed Aisha, Manara site supervisor.  

Lebanon submits updated national climate pledge under Paris Agreement

Lebanon enhances the ambition of its Greenhouse Gas (GHG) and renewable energy targets by 2030, adopts more comprehensive adaptation priorities as part of its adaptation communication, and aligns…  

Looking through a single lens can distort how we view the Arab Spring

Inequality shapes citizens’ views over whether their country has improved and so a deeper dive is needed to understand where the region stands  

Climate-Proofing Lebanon's Development Plans

In order to effectively achieve Lebanon’s updated Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC), avoiding locking in Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions through infrastructure and development plans is a…  

Human Development Report 2020 | Arab States Regional Presentation & Discussion

UNDP and the Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center organize a regional launch of human development Report and will hold a discussion to explore the implications of the report for the Arab states…  

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