All posts tagged "Lebanon"

  • Tyre City Profile 2017

    Tyre, often referred to by its Arabic name of Sour, is a harbour city well recognized for its mercantile activity throughout the Mediterranean since ancient Phoenician times. Located in Lebanon’s South Governorate 83km south of the capital...

    • Posted December 13, 2017
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  • UN-Habitat and partners hold a cleaning exercise in Tripoli, Lebanon

    Tripoli, Lebanon 08 November 2016—In collaboration with its partners and area residents, UN-Habitat recently conducted a day-long cleaning campaign event in the neighborhood of Haddadine, Tripoli in Lebanon. In partnership with the Municipality of Tripoli, the Ahal El...

    • Posted November 8, 2016
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  • Tripoli City Profile 2016

    UN-Habitat City Profiles are a multi-sectoral spatial tool to improve understanding of vulnerabilities in specifically urban settings and to inform the response. Developed in close collaboration with unions, municipalities, humanitarian partners and other stakeholders, the profiles are...

    • Posted November 8, 2016
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  • UN-Habitat hosts ‘Urban Crisis Response’ conference in Lebanon

    Beirut, 2 November 2016—UN-Habitat hosted a conference on “Urban Crisis Response” to examine and discuss the plethora of challenges facing Lebanon’s urban population. Under the patronage of the Ministry of Social Affairs, and on the occasion of...

    • Posted November 2, 2016
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  • Beirut, a safe refuge? Urban refugees accessing security in a context of plural provision

    This paper explores on how one of the most vulnerable populations in Beirut, Syrian refugees,1 realise their security interests in the face of both the threat and actuality of violence, within plural provision arrangements. It focuses on the local dynamics...

    • Posted October 31, 2016
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  • Enhanced local coordination for effective aid provision: the case of Lebanon

    Lebanon’s refugee crisis has highlighted the need for much closer coordination among the various organisations and local authorities involved in the response. A new study1 has laid the groundwork for a series of recommendations, set out in this briefing, on...

    • Posted October 31, 2016
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  • Responding to the Syrian crisis in Lebanon: Collaboration between aid agencies and local governance structures

    Lebanon’s refugee crisis has highlighted the need for much closer coordination among the various organisations and local authorities involved in the response.

    • Posted October 27, 2016
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  • UN-Habitat partners with UNICEF to highlight benefits of handwashing

    Lebanon 26 October 2016– UN-Habitat working in partnership with UNICEF raised awareness about the benefits of handwashing with soap through entertaining advocacy events which targeted 850 children of different ages from the hosting communities and the Syrian...

    • Posted October 27, 2016
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  • Habitat III National Report for Lebanon launched

    Beirut, 30 September 2016- The Habitat III National Report for Lebanon was launched during an event organized by the UN-Habitat Office in Lebanon and the Council for Development and Reconstruction (CDR) recently at the General Directorate of Urban...

    • Posted September 30, 2016
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  • Regional Technical Offices Improving Municipal Planning & Enhancing Local Governance

    The Regional Training Officers is a unit performing under the mandate of the Union of Municipalities (UoM), and comprises motivated local experts and technical persons. It aims at mobilizing public and civil local actors to collectively address...

    • Posted December 1, 2015
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  • Let’s Bring Beirut River Back to Life!

    Beirut River 2.0 addresses the deterioration of the Beirut river and connected infrastructure, resulting in a negative impact on the surrounding communities and environment. It aims at Bringing Beirut River Back to Life and improving the living...

    • Posted December 1, 2015
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  • Norwegian Prime Minister visits Syrian Refugee in Lebanon

    Beirut 13 November 2015— The Prime Minister of Norway, Erna Solberg, last Saturday made a sudden and brief visit to the Nabaa neighborhood, which falls within the Municipality of Bourj Hammoud in order to take a closer look...

    • Posted November 13, 2015
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  • Lebanon Updates Newsletter

    Since 2007, UN-Habitat has been adopting a community based approach through establishing Regional Technical Offices (RTOs) at the level of Unions of Municipalities (UoMs). The RTO is a unit performing under the mandate of the Union of...

    • Posted November 12, 2015
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  • Investigating Grey Areas: Access to Basic Urban Services in the Adjacent Areas of Palestinian Refugee Camps in Lebanon

    In July 2009, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Lebanon commissioned the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) to carry out a research on access to basic urban services (BUS) in the Adjacent Areas (AAs) of...

    • Posted August 28, 2014
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  • Lebanon Urban Profile: A Desk Review Report, October 2011

    Lebanon is a small country with a total population of 4,223,553 (World Bank, 2010). Recent figures show that 87% of this population currently live in urban areas with the majority – estimated at 64% – residing in...

    • Posted August 28, 2014
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  • Local Strategic Planning: At the Level of Municipalities & Unions of Municipalities in Lebanon(ARABIC)

    يندرج هذا الدليل التدريبي في إطار مشروع « تعزيز الحكم المحلي من أجل تفعيل اللامركزية الإدارية في لبنان » الذي يقوم بتنفيذه برنامج UN-HABITAT بالتعاون مع وزارة الداخلية والبلديات/المديرية العامة للإدارات والمجالس المحلية وبتمويل من الحكومة الإيطالية....

    • Posted August 28, 2014
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  • Profiling Deprivation: An Analysis of the Rapid Needs Assessment in Palestinian Gatherings Host Communities in Lebanon

    This report is produced in the context of the UNDP / UN-Habitat programme in Palestinian gatherings in Lebanon, implemented in partnership with the Lebanese – Palestinian Dialogue Committee (LPDC). The Programme aims at enhancing access to basic...

    • Posted August 28, 2014
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  • Towards Strategic Planning: Challenges and Assets Analysis for Seven Villages in the Caza of Bint Jbeil

    تهدف الدراسة الى تحديد الاهداف التنموية الاستراتيجية واتجاهاتها لسبع بلدات في قضاء بنت جبيل. وقد تمّ هذا عن طريق إجراء تحليلات للواقع المحلي ودراسة للعناصر التي تشكل المقومات المتوفرة في المجتمع المحلي. وتقدم هذه الدراسة إطاراً عملياً...

    • Posted August 28, 2014
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  • Towards Strategic Planning: Challenges and Assets Analysis for Seven Villages in the Caza of Marjeyoun (ARABIC)

    تندرج هذه الدراسة في سياق مشروع برنامج الأمم المتحدة للمستوطنات البشرية UN-HABITAT( ( الرامي الى تطوير قدرات البلديات في الجنوب اللبناني من أجل الشروع في اجراء تخطيط تنموي استراتيجي. باشر برنامج UN-HABITAT نشاطه في جنوب لبنان عام...

    • Posted August 28, 2014
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  • Towards Strategic Planning: Challenges and Assest analysis for Seven villages in the Caza of Tyre (ARABIC)

    تندرج هذه الدراسة في سياق مشروع برنامج الأمم المتحدة للمستوطنات البشريةUN-HABITAT( ( الرامي الى تطوير قدرات البلديات في الجنوب اللبناني من أجلالشروع في اجراء تخطيط تنموي استراتيجي. باشر برنامج UN-HABITAT نشاطهفي جنوب لبنان عام 2007 نتيجة حرب...

    • Posted August 28, 2014
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