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Stand up for human rights and celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration for Human Rights

Beirut, 10 December 2018 – Today, we mark the 70th anniversary of an extraordinary document, the Universal Declaration for Human Rights. Recognized worldwide, the Universal Declaration is a text of fundamental principles and common universal values that was born 70 years ago out of a desire to prevent actions that “outraged the conscience of mankind”.

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We can still save the Litani River

“I don’t want the cancer to kill me” protestors chanted earlier this month in the Bekaa village of Houch El Rafqah. The pollution levels of the Litani River have reached disastrous levels in recent months, causing widespread concerns about their impact on the health of local populations. The Litani River used to be one of

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The United Nations and the National Commission for Lebanese Women Launch a 16-Day Campaign to End Child Marriage

25 November 2018 Beirut, Lebanon Sunday, 25 November 2018 (United Nations, NCLW) — Today marks the beginning of the global 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) (25 November-10 December). On this occasion, the United Nations System in Lebanon, and the National Commission for Lebanese Women (NCLW) are launching a joint campaign aimed at

Lebanese Students receive “UN Aware-Phase II Certificates”

Beirut, 19 November 2018 (UN Information Centre in Beirut) — The United Nations Information Centre in Beirut, in collaboration with UNESCO Regional Bureau for Education in the Arab States, the Lebanese National Commission for UNESCO (LNCU) and World Youth Alliance-Middle East (WYAME) non-governmental organization, convened a ceremony to distribute “UN Aware-Phase II” Certificates to Lebanese

Ceremony to distribute “UN Aware” Phase II Certificates to Lebanese Public Schools and to launch phase III in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education

Beirut, 18 November 2018 (UN Information Centre in Beirut) — The United Nations Information Centre in Beirut is holding a press conference on Monday 19 November 2018 at 10 AM to distribute UN Certificates to public schools that took part in an outreach activity, entitled “UN Aware – Phase II” on the work and priorities of

Ceremony to distribute “UN Aware” Phase II Certificates to Lebanese Public Schools and to launch phase III in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education

Beirut, 13 November 2018 (UN Information Centre in Beirut) — The United Nations Information Centre in Beirut is holding a press conference on Monday 19 November 2018 at 10 AM to distribute UN Certificates to public schools that took part in an outreach activity, entitled “UN Aware – Phase II” on the work and priorities

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Vincenti & Sons SAL

On the 2nd of October 2017, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Vincenti & Sons SAL and the United Nations Development Programme (“UNDP”), for the yearly joined project: “No Hunger”. Every month, the parties will cooperate in organizing Barilla pasta lunches for a minimum of 1,000 persons in need in a different host community,

UN and Maharat Foundation celebrate World Press Freedom Day Under patronage of Minister of Information Melhem Riachi

Beirut, 26 April 2017 — Under the patronage of Lebanese Minister of Information Melhem Riachi, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Regional Office in Beirut (UNESCO Beirut) and Maharat Foundation, in cooperation with the United Nations Information Center in Beirut, are organizing an event on “The Role of Media in Promoting Peaceful, Just

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MAP NGO Organizes Peace Journalism Workshop in Collaboration with UNIC Beirut

Lebanon-based Media Association for Peace (MAP) NGO, in collaboration with the UN Information Centre in Beirut (UNIC Beirut), organized the 6th Annual Peace Journalism Workshop 2017 under the theme of the UN Campaign “Together: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All”. The three-day workshop, organized in partnership with the U.S. Institute for Peace on 17-19 March

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