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Jean-Yves le Drian, French Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs visits Amel’s center in Haret Hreik

Jean-Yves le Drian, French Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs visits Amel’s center in Haret Hreik

On Thursday July 23rd 2020, Mr Jean-Yves Le Drian, French Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs, together with a delegation including H.E. Bruno Foucher, French Ambassador to Lebanon, and representatives of various institutions including the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and the French Agency for Development (AFD), visited Amel Association International (Amel) center

UN-Habitat equips vulnerable urban communities in Lebanon with first communal handwashing stations in the fight against COVID-19

Beirut, 14 July 2020. UN-Habitat Lebanon has designed, produced and implemented the first communal handwashing stations in Lebanon. Implemented in four vulnerable urban neighbourhoods in Beirut (Sabra and Daouk Ghawash) and Mount Lebanon (Maraach and Nabaa in Bourj Hammoud), beneficiaries include vulnerable Lebanese, refugees and migrants in poor urban neighbourhoods. The handwashing stations will provide

UNESCO supports education in Yemen with generous funding from King Salman Center Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center

As part of their response to the educational crisis in countries in conflict, and in the framework of their support for Arab States to meet the educational needs of children in times of crisis, UNESCO Regional Bureau for Education in the Arab States (UNESCO Beirut) and King Salman Center Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief)

The Government of Italy to rehab additional 7 Lebanese public schools for improved learning for children and youth in Lebanon

Beirut, 08 July 2020 – The Embassy of Italy in Beirut signed today a €2 million funding agreement in support of UNICEF’s school rehabilitation programme. The program, part of UNICEF and the Ministry of Education and Higher Education RACE II initiative, seeks to improve the physical learning environment in public schools throughout Lebanon, with a

Institutions from UN Lebanon, the Lebanese government and the civil society urge all individuals and sectors to strengthen the preventive measures against COVID-19

The UN and partners launch a campaign to raise awareness on the need to prevent the spread of the virus and #StaySAFE July 7, 2020. 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 awareness

Brussels IV Syria Conference Joint Op-Ed Dr. Natalia Kanem, UNFPA and Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Women Put women at the centre of Syria crisis response

As the Syria crisis enters its 10th year, the situation is especially dire for women and girls, with the effects of COVID-19 compounding the risks and hardships for millions of people inside the country and for refugees around the region. Today nearly 12 million people in Syria require urgent humanitarian assistance and around 4 million

The Ministry of Social Affairs launched, in partnership with UNICEF, its 2020-2027 Strategic Plan for the Protection of Women and Children

A new milestone for the protection of women and children in Lebanon. Beirut, 24 June 2020 – The Ministry of Social Affairs (MoSA) launched today, with the support of the European Union, through the EU Madad Fund, and in partnership with UNICEF, its Strategic Plan for the Protection of Women and Children for the period

The National Commission for Lebanese Women (NCLW) wishes the national retreat in Baabda success

The National Commission for Lebanese Women (NCLW) wishes the national retreat in Baabda success in their mission and calls upon the political powers to reconsider women’s almost non-existent representation among political leaders, which in turn prevents women from partaking in national dialogues. On the occasion of the national retreat called  for by H.E. the President

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