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The Government of Japan provides lifesaving support to the most vulnerable children and communities in Lebanon

The Government of Japan provides lifesaving support to the most vulnerable children and communities in Lebanon

Beirut, 21 March 2019 – The government of Japan has renewed its commitment to the Lebanese WASH sector with an additional USD2,6 million funding to support children and their families affected by the Syrian crisis. Anchored to a recent child survival funding, Japan’s commitment will ensure an increased access to safe water and will improve

Lebanon/Beirut. Lebanese minister of education, Akrah Chhayyeb, German Ambassador to Lebanon Martin Huth and UNICEF representative in Lebanon Tanya Chapuisat visiting Uruguway public school in Beirut. The German government donated 50 million Euros to support education programs in Lebanon.
Photo/ Ramzi Haidar/ Dar al Mussawir.

Germany contributes to the Lebanese Education Sector with an additional €50million through UNICEF

6 February 2019 – The government of Germany, through the KfW Development Bank, has renewed its commitment to the Lebanese education system with a €50 million donation towards MEHE’s Reaching All Children with Education (RACE) plan. This commitment covers the education costs for more than 120,000 Lebanese and non-Lebanese girls and boys from ages 3

Lebanon / Beirut. 12 June 12, 2018 – UNICEF Lebanon launches a campaign, advocating for positive parenting to replace violent discipline under the tagline #ENDViolence. The launch was attended by Minister of Social Affairs, Pierre Abou Assi, UNICEF representative in Lebanon, Tanya Chapuisat, child protection sector representatives, partners and key donors including the Delegation of the European Union and the embassies of the United Kingdom, Canada and Denmark. 
An open panel discussion was attended by Pamela Zougheib, Director of Mother and Child Department at the Ministry of Health representing the minister, Director General of Ministry of Justice Judge Maysam Noueiri, General Director of Education in the Ministry of Education and Higher Education Mr. Fadi Yarak, Director General of the Ministry of Social Affairs, Judge Abdallah Ahmad, UNICEF Deputy Representative Violet Speek Warney, and moderated by journalist Giselle Khoury.
Photo Dar al Mussawir.

#ENDViolence – UNICEF Lebanon launches a campaign, advocating for positive parenting to replace violent discipline

  Beirut, 12 June 2018 – Despite the fact that 69% of the Lebanese know it’s harmful to hit a child, more than 6 in 10 children are still subjected to violent discipline every month, across Lebanon. UNICEF is calling on all stakeholders; government, non-government organizations, community- and religious leaders as well as caregivers, to

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