UNHCR Lebanon Statelessness Update August 2014

Report
from UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Published on 31 Aug 2014 View Original

August developments

  • UNHCR held two capacity building workshops on civil registration in Beirut and Mount Lebanon with participants from five different ministries. These were the first in a series of workshops undertaken in partnership with the local NGO, Frontiers Ruwad Association to make recommendations for strengthening civil registration in Lebanon for child protection and prevention of statelessness.

  • The Statelessness Unit provided telephone counseling on birth registration to 600 individuals with Syrian children born in Lebanon. It also conducted training on birth registration for social workers in South Lebanon.