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UNESCO and Education Cannot Wait launch online learning resources for teachers and students in Lebanon

UNESCO and Education Cannot Wait launch online learning resources for teachers and students in Lebanon

The COVID-19 outbreak has translated into a major education crisis. In Lebanon, 1.2 million children are affected by school closure and have seen their learning routine disrupted. While Lebanon has switched to distance teaching and learning to mitigate the effects of such disruption, challenges related to preparedness, infrastructure and capacity, as well as the digital

Over 150 global corporations urge world leaders for net-zero recovery from COVID-19

NEW YORK, 18 May 2020 — 155 companies — with a combined market capitalization of over US$ 2.4 trillion and representing over 5 million employees — have signed a statement urging Governments around the world to align their COVID-19 economic aid and recovery efforts with the latest climate science. As debates on recovery packages around the world ramp up

UNITED NATIONS LAUNCHES GLOBAL INITIATIVE TO COMBAT MISINFORMATION

(EMBARGOED, 12 noon, EST) NEW YORK, 21 MAY 2020—Today the United Nations is launching ‘Verified’, an initiative to combat the growing scourge of COVID-19 misinformation by increasing the volume and reach of trusted, accurate information. “We cannot cede our virtual spaces to those who traffic in lies, fear and hate,” said UN Secretary-General, António Guterres,

UNIDO launches the safety guidelines for the industrial sector in response to COVID-19

Beirut, May 20, 2020 – Under the patronage of H.E. the Prime Minister of Lebanon, represented by  H.E. Dr. Imad Hoballah, Minister of Industry, The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), in partnership with the Ministry of Industry, launched a safety guidelines developed for the industrial sector entitled “Recommendations and Preventive Measures in Response to COVID-19”, at

Roads for Life Trains Inspectors of the General Security on Coronavirus at the Basil Fuleihan Institute

Roads for Life (RFL) organized an informative training session on coronavirus (COVID-19) for members of the General Security. Eleven members of the General Security, including inspectors specialized in awareness and health, as well as individuals and officers who are responsible of conducting investigations, took part in this session which was held at the Institute of

The Humanitarian development aid office of the UAE Embassy in Beirut in collaboration with Ajialouna offer 15,000 Iftar meals to underprivileged individuals in Tripoli

The Humanitarian development aid office of the United Arab Emirates Embassy in Beirut in collaboration with Ajialouna offer 15,000 Iftar meals to  underprivileged individuals in Tripoli. Beirut, 8th of May 2020: True to its motto “we live to Give” and to its mission of supporting the needy and improving their quality of life, Ajialouna, the non-profit

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