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Open funding opportunities by Small Grants Programme (SGP)

The GEF Small Grants Programme-UNDP is accepting proposals in the three thematic areas: 1-    Biodiversity 2-    Land degradation 3-    Climate Change. The maximum amount for each grant project should not exceed the limit of US$ 50,000.   Deadline for proposals submission is 10 January 2014.   For further information please contact Mr. Adnan Melky on 00961 3 641174 or   Esta ...

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This past November was the hottest on Earth since 1880

  This past November was the hottest on record, with land and ocean temperatures a toasty 1.4 degrees Fahrenheit (0.78 degrees Celsius) above the average 20th century global temperature of 55.2 degrees Fahrenheit (12.9 degrees Celsius), according to data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). When only land temperatures are taken into account, this November was the second hott ...

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Closing Event for Environment Fund for Lebanon Project

The Environment Fund Project held its final ceremony, on Wednesday 11 December 2013 under the auspices of Caretaker Environment Minister, Mr.  Nazem Khoury, at At Monroe Hotel, Ein El Mreiseh, Beirut. And under the patronage of Mr. Christian Clages, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany and Mr. Nabil Al-Jisr, President of the Council for Development and Reconstruction Delivering a word during the ev ...

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Hunters from Lebanon, Jordan, Syria, Palestine, Egypt, Yemen and Ethiopia have signed a Regional Declaration on Responsible Hunting [1], at a ceremony organised by the BirdLife International and UNDP/GEF Migratory Soaring Birds (MSB) project, in coordination with the Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon (SPNL), BirdLife in Lebanon. Under the Patronage of H.E. Mr. Nazem El Khoury, Lebanese Ministe ...

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