UNDP Lebanon and Monaco sign a cooperation agreement in the presence of HSH Prince Albert II
Under the patronage and in the presence of His Serene Highness (HSH) Prince Albert II of Monaco, The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) organized on 14 Jan 2011 a signing ceremony for two cooperation agreements, the first between Monaco and UNDP in the framework of ART GOLD project, (...)
"Memoirs of refugees" Exhibition at the Institut Universitaire de Formation des Maîtres de Vannes, within a week of international solidarity held from 16th to 20th of November 2009
Memoirs of refugees "is an exhibition held at the Institut Universitaire de Formation des Maîtres de Vannes during the week of international solidarity. It was held from 16th to 20th of November 2009, purpose of this exhibition is not to condemn but to demonstrate the reality of (...)
Youth from Tadamoun Wa Tanmia participating in "Men and women, cross roads" - EURO MED
"Men and women, cross roads" is a program that aims to combat violence against women. This meeting is one of Euro med activities, organized by the FOL Federation des Oeuvres Laique in Plumangat - France from 6th until 16th of July (...)
First meeting of animators held in Picardie north of Paris, from 7 to 12 September 2009
Held in Picardie north of Paris, from 7 to 12 September 2009 with the support of OFAJ and Solidarité Laique. Participants were youth from Lebanon (Solidarity and Development Association), Germany (Jugendwerk der AWO Berlin) and France (Les (...)
Loom weaving (Al Nol) : A Lebanese tradition facing extinction
The Lebanese used to be famous for practicing various handicraft, many of them now extinct, among them loom weaving (Al Nol).
"Al Dawliyah Lilmaaloumat" study for waste collection and treatment in Lebanon: 128 million dollars paid annually for "Sukleen" and "Sukumi" companies
"Al Dawliyah lilmaaloumat" carried out a study (available in arabic) on waste in Lebanon. It presented figures showing the amount of waste in the regions and districts, and also explained how the successive governments did not set up a comprehensive national plan to address this issue (...)
Seminar on "improving Accessibility to Marine Regions: A Challenge for Europe" - 15/04/2011 in Gijón
The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions, the Principality of Asturias and the Port Authority of Gijón will organize a seminar on "Improving Accessibility to Marine Regions: A Challenge for Europe" on 15th of April in Gijón (Asturias, (...)
File on municipal and ikhtiariah lebanese elections 2010 and income distribution of Independent Municipal Fund
File available in arabic on the voters, municipal councils and results of lebanese Municipal and Ikhtiariah elections held in 2010.
Project "Energy Efficiency Watch"
In today's world, Europe is facing rising oil and gas prices, threats to the security of energy supply and energy poverty as well as the already noticeable consequences of climate change. Energy efficiency is the quickest, cheapest and most direct way to turn these challenges into real (...)
Guidebook of Sustainable Neighbourhoods in Europe
The practical existing examples presented in this guidebook are prepared for local authorities in order to get inspiration to build attractive, healthy and self-sufficient, sustainable communities. Therefore, the purpose of this guidebook is to identify and present pioneer eco-community (...)
French Public School seeks to establish internet group to group correspondence with a Lebanese school
Primary School in Creusot (southern Bourgogne - France) seeks to establish an Internet correspondence (in French language) with a primary school in Lebanon.
Call for project: Construction of a sewage system for the city of Baaqline
Baaqline faces serious problems in protecting its environment due to the lack of drainage systems and wastewater treatment. Wastewater is still discharged in unsafe and unhealthy open pits, which infiltrate to the groundwater.
Call for proposal- project for the implementation of traffic safety in Chouf Es Souayjani municipalities’ federation
During the civil war the region has experienced a period of rapid development due to the relocation of many people from Beirut and its suburbs. This quick growth lacked urban planning and adequate infrastructure for the area. (Available in (...)
Federations of municipalities
Federations or unions are created by decree, or at the request of Municipalities (optional) or on top of the initiative of Minister of Interior (as necessary). They can constitute an unlimited number of cities and enjoy a legal status with financial and administrative (...)
The Mohafazah (Mohafazat in plural) is an administrative division which is the region in France. It is generally divided into several kadaa (Qada'a) and generally the administrative center is the city which is the most important in the (...)
The Kaza (Qada'a) is an administrative division of the Mohafazah, whose equivalent in France would be the department.
Article 1 of Legislative Decree No. 118 of 30 June 1977 states that the municipality is a local government. Its enjoys financial autonomy and power of self-management.