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UN human rights expert to visit Lebanon to assess poverty

UN human rights expert to visit Lebanon to assess poverty

GENEVA (27 October 2021) – The UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Olivier De Schutter, will undertake a human rights fact-finding mission to Lebanon from 1 to 12 November 2021 to examine the Government’s efforts to alleviate poverty in the country. “Lebanon is going through one of the worst economic crises in world

Push for bold climate action in world’s major economies set to strengthen as public pressure mounts especially amongst young people

Major new UN Development Programme poll shows a growing majority across G20 countries see climate change as a crisis, with strongest demands for climate action amongst under-18s New York, 26 October 2021 – A major poll of public opinion on climate change in the G20 countries published today by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the

The United Nations Observes the 76th Anniversary at Expo 2020 in Dubai

Dubai, New York (October 23, 2021) 24 October will be observed as the United Nations “Honor Day” at Expo 2020 in Dubai. United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed will join the ceremony in person and deliver opening remarks. Ms. Mohammed will join dignitaries from the Government of the United Arab Emirates and Expo leadership, the

UN-Habitat launches new regional project to increase the resilience of displaced persons and host communities in Lebanon & Jordan in addressing climate change-related water challenges

Beirut, 21 October 2021. The United Nations Human Settlements Programme’s (UN-Habitat) Regional Office for Arab States and Lebanon Country Programme together with the Lebanese Ministry of Environment, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for West Asia (UN ESCWA) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) launched a regional project aimed at increasing the capacity

Under Li Beirut, UNESCO gathers experts at AUB to identify and protect modern cultural heritage after the blasts

October 8, 2021 – Within the framework of the UNESCO study “Identifying Cultural Heritage Attributes in Beirut Blast Damaged Areas”, the Beirut Urban Lab at AUB organized a workshop titled “Framework and criteria for the identification of Modern heritage”. The workshop engaged local and international experts who discussed through their findings the proposed definition and criteria


L’Oréal Paris in partnership with ABAAD Organization will roll out the Stand Up training program developed by international NGO Hollaback! to train people in Lebanon on bystander intervention to tackle street harassment. For half a century, L’Oréal Paris has been relentless in its dedication to breaking down barriers. From pioneering science and innovations that empower

“Rotary Beirut Cedars” offered 40.000 books to “NABU” museum And IT equipment to the Annunciation Orthodox College and Mekhitarist Father’s School

Last September, the Rotary Club Beirut Cedars offered a set of in-kind donations that included computers and IT equipment to two schools in Beirut and North Metn, and tens of thousands of books to a public library in North Lebanon. The club stressed in a statement that these donations, which it secured in cooperation with


Funding to contribute to the rehabilitation of the Quarantina hospital Beirut: October 6, 2021: The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr.Nikos Christodoulides, accompanied by delegations from the Embassy of the Republic of Cyprus head by Ambassador Panayiotis Kyriacou and UNICEF visited ASSAMEH – Birth & Beyond at the Beirut Governmental Hospital

RDCL hosts a high-profile international delegation from the European Union, the United Nations, and the World Bank

The Business leaders association in Lebanon RDCL hosts a high-profile international delegation from the European Union, the United Nations, and the World Bank. Beirut, October 7, 2021: The Lebanese Business leaders association hosted an international delegation comprising the Ambassador of the European Union to Lebanon, Mr. Ralph Tarraf, the Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator and UN