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- UNDP: Lebanon: Health 2019 Mid-Year Statistical Dashboard. 14 Oct 2019
- UNHCR: Syria Refugee Response Lebanon: Bekaa & Baalbek-El Hermel Governorate - Distribution of the Registered Syrian Refugees at the Cadastral Level (As of 30 September 2019). 11 Oct 2019
- UNHCR: Syria Refugee Response Lebanon: North Governorate, Tripoli, Batroun, Bcharreh, El Koura, El Minieh-Dennieh, Zgharta Districts (T+5) - Distribution of the Registered Syrian Refugees at the Cadastral Level (As of 30 September 2019). 11 Oct 2019
- UNHCR: Lebanon: Inter-Agency - Basic Assistance 2019 Jan-June Update. 14 Oct 2019
- BioMed Central: “With every passing day I feel like a candle, melting little by little.” experiences of long-term displacement amongst Syrian refugees in Shatila, Lebanon. 11 Oct 2019
VIENNA, 11 March 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has welcomed an announcement by the Government of Japan that it will contribute over US$5.8 million to nine projects in Ethiopia, Gabon, the Islamic Republic of Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Liberia, South Sudan, the State of Palestine and the Syrian Arab Republic. These UNIDO projects promote inclusive and sustainable industrial development by taking a human security approach.
BAGHDAD, 20 April 2018 - The Government of Japan has announced that it will fund a project to enhance youth employability among Syrian refugees, internally displaced persons and host communities in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. This is one of eight new projects implemented by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in Ethiopia, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Liberia, Nigeria, Somalia and the Syrian Arab Republic, with Japanese funding totaling US$5.2m.
VIENNA, 25 September 2017 – The Government of Italy will fund a project of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in Lebanon designed to improve the competitiveness and value of selected authentic Lebanese products, specifically in the country’s host communities most affected by the high influx of Syrian refugees.
Since the outbreak of the Syrian Civil War in 2011, more than 1 million refugees have fled to Lebanon. This has placed tremendous pressure on the country, which has a relatively small population of 4.5 million. The labour market in Lebanon has deteriorated rapidly and the unemployment rate, particularly among young people, has been rising due to the influx of refugees.
BEIRUT, 28 July 2015 – New employment and income opportunities for residents of vulnerable communities in the Bekaa region, created under a project implemented by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), have helped stimulate the economic recovery of this crisis-affected region of Lebanon.
ZAHLE, Lebanon, 7 April 2015 – Vocational training courses for Syrian refuges and vulnerable Lebanese host communities were organized in Zahle, in the Lebanese Bekaa region, by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) together with the Ministry of Industry.
Implemented in cooperation with a number of national counterparts and private sector partners, the courses were part of the project “Supporting host communities affected by the high influx of Syrian refugees in Lebanon”.
VIENNA, 7 October - Italy will contribute EUR 1.5 million towards a project by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) to support the economic recovery in Southern and Northern Lebanon and in the Bekaa Valley.
An agreement on this was signed in Vienna today by UNIDO Director-General, Kandeh K. Yumkella, and the Permanent Representative of Italy to UNIDO, Ambassador Gianni Ghisi.
After the 2006 war destroyed hundreds of Lebanese enterprises, UNIDO and the Lebanese Ministry of Industry joined efforts and soon responded with a 4.5 million dollar project to revitalize over 150 small enterprises in the south of the country, the Bekaa Valley, and in South-Beirut.
By September 2009, the Lebanon Agro-Industrial Support and Economic Recovery, or LAISER, project helped increase the number of employees in these enterprises from just over 100 to over 650.
More than 300 people took part in different training courses, including on food safety management, occupational …