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

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

Lebanon launches “Code of Conduct” for on-the-job vocational training programmes

The document, developed by the ILO and UNICEF in collaboration with Lebanon’s ministries of Labour and of Agriculture, provides guidance to employers engaged in workplace-based learning programmes that provide vocational education students with on-the-job training. Beirut, 17 December 2020– Under the patronage of Lebanon’s Minister of Labour Lamia Yammine, and in collaboration with the Minister

UNICEF’s Jawa2ez GIL empowers tomorrow’s Generation of Innovation Leaders nationwide against unemployment and lack of opportunities

Beirut on December 15, 2020 – UNICEF Lebanon’s Generation of Innovation Leaders (GIL) program celebrated, yet again, Lebanon’s creative youth and their business achievements in its three-day Jawa2ez GIL Zoom event funded by the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Andan Foundation, and organized by The Nawaya Network and INJAZ Lebanon. The second edition of

UNICEF provides cash support to over 70,000 vulnerable children to address the economic crisis

Beirut, 10 December 2020 –Given the deepening economic crisis that is now affecting the majority of the population in Lebanon, UNICEF is providing further cash assistance to over 70,000 children across Lebanon to help households protect child wellbeing. This Cash Assistance is a one-off grant that is being transferred once during the month of December