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12 December 2010
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UNFPA Lebanon Contributes to the First White Ribbon Campaign in the Middle East

        From November 25 till December 10, Lebanon joined over 55 countries around the world by organising the first White Ribbon Campaign in the Middle East. The focus of the campaign was on... Read more

10 December 2010
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Y-PEER Lebanon Uses Games, Theatre and Dance to Raise HIV/AIDS Awareness among High-School Children

          On the occasion of World AIDS Day, Y-PEER Lebanon organized “Our Health, Our Right... Let’s Take a Stand” a two-day event for raising HIV/AIDS awareness among high school students. The... Read more

7 October 2010
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Y-PEER Lebanon Elected Best Network of the Year!!

        Between October 1 and 6, all representatives of Y-PEER national networks gathered in Istanbul with their international partners to share experiences, launch the International Year of Youth... Read more

19 August 2010
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Y-PEER Lebanon Celebrate International Youth Day and Year ON AIR

        This year’s International Youth Day coincided with the launch of the International Youth Year. To mark this very special occasion, Y-PEERs Lebanon went for high-visibility events. Twice... Read more

3 August 2010
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UNFPA Lebanon Places Older Adults on World Population Day’s Agenda

      Marking World Population Day and in partnership with the Lebanese Family Planning Association, UNFPA Lebanon organized a seminar on the ‘Demographic and Social Impacts of an Increase in Older... Read more

9 July 2010
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UNFPA Launches Lebanon’s first Gender Based Violence National Coordination Tool amid Recent Legislative Developments

              Lebanon has been witnessing an acceleration in its fight for ending Gender Based Violence (GBV) in the past few months.  On April 7th, 2010, the Council of Ministers approved the Law... Read more

10 May 2010
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A Different Kind of Graduation in South Lebanon

        UNFPA-supported Initiative Empowers Women through Literacy. The southern Lebanese village of Yarine had a special reason to celebrate recently. Its men and women, young and old, joined... Read more

8 May 2010
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Beneficiaries of Gender Empowerment Project Run for Municipal Elections… And Win!

      In May 2010, Lebanon held its municipal elections. For the first time in its history, Lebanon adopted a 20% quota for women in municipal councils. Yet this was not the breakthrough. These... Read more

7 May 2010
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UNFPA Lebanon in Charge of the Gender Component of the MDG-F Joint Programme on ‘Conflict Prevention and Peace Building in North Lebanon’

    UNFPA Lebanon recently initiated the implementation of the gender component within the approved MDG-F on “Conflict Prevention and Peace Building in North Lebanon”. A project manager, M. Karam... Read more

29 March 2010
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Y-PEERs Lebanon at Model UN: Is there a Y-PEER in you?

            The Lebanese American University (LAU) in Beirut looked different on that particular Saturday. Hundreds of high school students, members of the AL WALID Global Classroom- Model United... Read more

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