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USAID – Funded IM Capital Launches من_قلبي_دعم_لبيروت# Initiative Post Beirut Explosion to Support Impacted Businesses and Families

USAID – Funded IM Capital Launches من_قلبي_دعم_لبيروت# Initiative Post Beirut Explosion to Support Impacted Businesses and Families

Beirut, Lebanon – October 2020. Insure & Match Capital (IM Capital), an investment entity created under the Middle East North Africa Investment Initiative (MENA-II), funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), launched من_قلبي_دعم_لبيروت# (Heartfelt Support To Beirut), an emergency relief initiative to support Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs), as well as families

L’Oréal-UNESCO ‘For Women In Science’ Levant Young Talents Program Region honors 6 Arab Female Scientists

L’Oréal Levant and the National Council for Scientific Research-Lebanon (NCSR) announced December 2nd as the date for celebrating L’Oréal-UNESCO “For Women In Science” Young Talents Program for the Levant region. The 7th edition will be exceptionally hosted online this year, on both Facebook & YouTube. 6 women from Lebanon, Palestine, Iraq, Syria and Jordan were

Upcoming UN Events and Reports to Highlight Need for Urgent Climate Action

New York, 26 November —With key indicators showing that global warming is accelerating and that the impacts of climate change are increasing, UN Secretary-General António Guterres is leading global efforts to mobilize urgent climate action. In a major upcoming address, at an event to mark the five-year anniversary of the adoption of the Paris Agreement,

More than 48,000 people affected by the Beirut explosions starting to receive UNICEF emergency cash grants

BEIRUT, 23 November 2020 – UNICEF announced the beginning of the Emergency Cash Grant distribution for the first 48,000 recipients, aiming to reach up to 80,000 children and vulnerable individuals affected by the Beirut Port explosions, as soon as possible.  The cash grant is being transferred via OMT branches across Beirut. However, many eligible households have still

THE UNITED NATIONS, THE SEXUAL AND GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE TASKFORCE AND THE NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR LEBANESE WOMEN LAUNCH A 16-DAY CAMPAIGN AGAINST GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE

Beirut, Lebanon Wednesday, 25 November 2020 (United Nations, SGBV TF, NCLW) – Today begins the global 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) (25 November-10 December). On this occasion, the United Nations System in Lebanon, theSexual and Gender-based Violence Taskforce (SGBV TF) and the National Commission for Lebanese Women (NCLW) are joining forces, to

USAID Launches Its Agriculture and Rural Empowerment (ARE) Activity to Support Lebanon’s Agri-Food Sector and Rural Economies

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) launched its newest assistance activity in Lebanon, the Agriculture and Rural Empowerment (ARE) activity during a virtual event. The event was held in the presence of Ambassador Dorothy C. Shea and USAID/Lebanon Mission Director Mary Eileen Devitt, and attended by representatives from agricultural and agri-food industries, small-

THE SECRETARY-GENERAL — MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

25 November 2020 Violence against women and girls is a global human rights challenge.  The COVID-19 pandemic has further exposed this issue as a global emergency requiring urgent action at all levels, in all spaces and by all people.  The social and economic fallout from the pandemic is disproportionately pushing women and girls into poverty,

SEE Lebanon, UNIC Beirut organize “3ala Amal” concert to spread hope and peace

Beirut, 24 November 2020 (United Nations Information Centre)— In collaboration with the UN Information Centre in Beirut (UNIC Beirut), Social Events Endeavor Lebanon (SEE Lebanon) organized a conceptual concert titled “3ala Amal”, in its attempt to spread hope and deliver a shout-out to all the people in Lebanon who are enduring difficult days as a

himaya and UNICEF urge people to be a “Qudwa”, and report cases of child abuse

On the occasion of World Day for the Prevention of Child Abuse, following the Lebanese economic and health crises, and the Beirut Port explosion which had severe psychological and social consequences on both parents and children, himaya, in partnership with UNICEF, and with funding from the Danish government, is launching an awareness campaign urging every

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