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"COVID is Not Over"

Beirut, Lebanon - 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…  


Community Space in Kharayeb Promotes Social Cohesion and Self-Sufficiency

Saluting the efforts of the municipality of Kharayeb, South Lebanon to create inclusive spaces to all community groups, UNDP committed to transform an empty municipal land into a multi-purpose…  


An introduction to The Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan (3RP)

The Syria situation remains the largest refugee crisis in the world, with millions of Syrian refugees in Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Egypt for many years. With the vast majority of refugees…  


UN chiefs urge sustained support to Syrians and the region ahead of the fourth Brussels Conference

On the eve of the fourth Supporting Syria and the Region conference in Brussels 30 June, the United Nations urged international donors to redouble their commitment to Syrians and the region.  


Who Said It’s a Man’s City: Al Mina’s Female Municipal Police

On the seashores of North Lebanon lies a historical city that represents the utmost image of Lebanon’s diversity and coexistence  


#TheRealTest: Launching Lebanon’s Anti-Stigma Campaign

Beirut - 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…  


UNDP: Governments must lead fight against coronavirus misinformation & disinformation

Governments must step up to lead the fight against a growing tide of false, inflammatory and misleading information that threatens to worsen the already severe impacts of the virus, according to the…  


Rapid assessment of the impact of COVID 19 on vulnerable workers and small scale enterprises in Lebanon

This report presents the findings from a study carried out as part of a larger initiative to assess the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on labour markets in the Arab States.  


Being on our “best behaviour” – how to use behavioural insights to design more effective responses to Covid-19

A nudge, in the words of Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein, is “any aspect of the choice architecture that alters people's behaviour in a predictable way without forbidding any options or significantly…  


Local fishers find opportunity within the COVID-19 restrictions

“This market transformed the Coronavirus restrictions into an opportunity for us and our families,” says Mahmoud Fadel, a fisher at the Jiyeh port. While the current Covid-19 outbreak has presented…  

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