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UN-Habitat and UNICEF promote uptake of jointly collected data on disadvantaged urban neighbourhoods by municipalities and other stakeholders across Lebanon

UN-Habitat and UNICEF promote uptake of jointly collected data on disadvantaged urban neighbourhoods by municipalities and other stakeholders across Lebanon

Beirut, 28 April 2021. UN-Habitat and UNICEF have held a series of over 15 interactive workshops across Lebanon to promote uptake of the jointly collected neighbourhood profile data and use of an easy-to-navigate online portal by local authorities, other United Nations agencies, local and international NGOs, and civil society groups. The profiles are multisectoral assessments

The Government of Japan contributes an additional US2,225,000 through UNICEF to improve child health and provide access to safe water and sanitation

Beirut, 30 March 2020 – The Government of Japan has reaffirmed its commitment to the most vulnerable children living in Lebanon by extending its emergency aid of US2,225,000 to support UNICEF’s Health and Water Sanitation and Hygiene programmes in Lebanon. This contribution, which was disbursed earlier this month, will ensure that most disadvantaged girls, boys

Under the patronage and attendance of the minister of Public health – UNICEF in partnership with the French Development Agency announce the beginning of the rehabilitation work of the Quarantina University Public Hospital

08 March 2021 – Under the patronage of the ministry of Public health in Lebanon, UNICEF and the French Development Agency (AFD) signed today a grant agreement for the renovation and completion of the new building of the Quarantina University public hospital, which was heavily damaged following the Beirut port explosions on August 4, 2020.

UNICEF is making every effort to attain a solution for the payment of contracted teachers’ salaries

Statement attributable to Yukie Mokuo, UNICEF Representative in Lebanon 25 February 2021, Beirut – “UNICEF is aware of the tough situation that public schools’ contracted teachers are facing with regard to the payment of outstanding salaries. We have been following up, and we sympathize with the teachers. As informed at a meeting today with representatives

Violence should not become commonplace for children in Lebanon. Every child must be protected at all times – UNICEF

Statement attributable to Yukie Mokuo, UNICEF Representative in Lebanon 19 February 2021, Beirut – Three children (13, 12 and 11 years old) were reportedly injured due to the explosion of a hand grenade yesterday in Hermel –Baalbek-Hermel Governorate, North-East Lebanon. Another two children, a boy and a girl aged 8 and 10, were also injured

Finland supports UNICEF’s in Lebanon to promote multi-dimensional child wellbeing through integrated programming

18 February 2021 – The Government of Finland reaffirmed its commitment to the most vulnerable children living in Lebanon by contributing an additional € 4,3 million to UNICEF’s No Lost Generation programme. The new contribution will improve the well-being of vulnerable children girls and boys and young people – particularly increase opportunities to learning through

Bristol Myers Squibb Company and The Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation affirm the continued commitment to providing support to the Lebanese people in the face of social crises and health challenges

Beirut, February 1st, 2021: Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS – Middle East & Africa) and Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation affirmed their continued support for Lebanon and their commitment to provide support to the Lebanese people either directly or through its partners, and to work closely with health care providers in Lebanon and specialists in the field

Escalating violence in Tripoli, Lebanon, is inflicting an unacceptable toll on children – UNICEF

Statement attributable to Yukie Mokuo, UNICEF Representative in Lebanon 30 January 2021, Tripoli, Lebanon – “Ongoing clashes between security forces and demonstrators in Lebanon’s Northern city of Tripoli is inflicting an unacceptable toll on children. According to emergency services, at least 70 children have been injured during the recent clashes. UNICEF condemns all forms of

Outsourcing to Lebanon

Link to the CampaignThe world has never been more connected. Digitization has transformed the way businesses operate, and today, talent can be based anywhere in the world. With the Lebanon Outsourcing Initiative, we are presenting the leading outsourcing capabilities of Lebanon, granting access to professionals and businesses globally, to a premium talent pool. Developed by B.O.T., the Lebanon

An unprecedented crisis leaves a profound impact on children in Lebanon – UNICEF

“This situation demands a similarly unprecedented response to support children deprived of essential services”, said UNICEF Representative, Yukie Mokuo BEIRUT, 21 December 2020 – 2020 has been exceptionally challenging, a year of unprecedented deterioration of the wellbeing of children, young people and families living in Lebanon. The COVID-19 pandemic, as well as a dramatically worsening

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