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17 Mar 2019 description
report UNIDO

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.

20 Apr 2018 description
report UNIDO

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.

25 Sep 2017 description
report UNIDO

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.

15 Aug 2016 description
report UNIDO


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.

04 Aug 2015 description
report UNIDO

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.

14 Apr 2015 description
report UNIDO

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”.

07 Oct 2010 description
report UNIDO

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.

15 Feb 2010 description
report UNIDO

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 …