Palestinian Women to launch the new documentary film, Ana Ahlam

UNRWA partnered with the Center for Resources for Gender Equality “Abaad” and the General Union of Palestinian Women to launch the new documentary film, Ana Ahlam, in a special ceremony held in Beirut on 4 April 2013. Addressing the audience – which included the Ambassadors of Switzerland and Mexico, the Iranian Cultural Attaché, in addition to nearly 180 activists and representatives of Palestinian civil society in Lebanon, and the film director and representatives from the production … [Read more...]

UNESCO Beirut is marking this day by launching a gender based violence pilot study in Lebanon.

  International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women     25 November is declared by UN resolution as International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, inviting governments, international organizations and NGOs to organize activities designed to raise public awareness of the problem on that day. UNESCO Beirut is marking this day by launching a gender based violence pilot study in Lebanon.   December 6 is declared by Canada as the National Day of Remembrance and … [Read more...]

Beirut – UN Staff and Lebanese Youth Stand Up for MDGs

UN Staff and Lebanese Youth Stand Up for MDGs in Beirut A group photo of the youth at the Stand-Up event Around 200 young people, including UN staff, university and Model UN school students and members of Lebanese civil society organizations stood up at the UN House in Beirut and pledged to work for achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in Lebanon. Marking the onset of a campaign to stand up, take action and make noise for the MDGs in Lebanon, the UN Information Centre (UNIC) in … [Read more...]

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