Protecting Jupiter's Colonnade in Baalbek

On 26-29 March 2018, UNESCO Beirut organized a 4th Consultation Workshop on the Conservation works at Jupiter’s Colonnade in Baalbek. Here are some pictures of the observations on the site.

Global Action Week for Education

Under the patronage of UNESCO Beirut, the Al Mabarrat Association organized, on 24 April 2018, the closing ceremony of the Global Action Week for Education (GAWE), an international annual campaign led by the Global Campaign for Education with support from UNESCO to raise awareness on the importance of education to achieve sustainable development and the commitments made by all to reach the global education goal by 2030.

#UNITE4HERITAGE in Baalbek

Photos from the "Silent Echo" Exhibition opening ceremony during which the #unite4heritage campaign was promoted in Baalbek! 

Moot Court competition and Seminar on the laws and rights of refugees

Here you can see a collection of photos from the Moot Court competition and Seminar on the laws and rights of refugees, organized by the Agence universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF), UNESCO Regional Bureau for Education in the Arab States and the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), from March 21 to 23, 2016 at UNESCO Office in Bir Hassan, Beirut.

UNESCO, French and Swiss experts for the safeguarding of heritage in Syria

In March 2016, UNESCO partnered with French and Swiss heritage experts from over 50 institutions to collect a total of 7 tons of materials, and donate them to professionals working for the Directorate General of Antiquities and Museums of Syria. This collection will allow local staff to carry on their ongoing efforts in protecting and safeguarding cultural heritage in the country.

UNESCO and CARITAS-Lebanon open new Youth Information Centre in Qobayat

In February 2016, UNESCO and CARITAS - Lebanon opened a new Youth Information Centre in the town of Qobayat, Akkar, Northern Lebanon.

UNESCO and UNIFIL: Together to protect cultural heritage in times of war

In November 2015, UNESCO and UNIFIL organized a seminar on the 1954 Hague Convention for the protection of cultural property in the event of armed conflict

Visit of UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova to Lebanon 15 May 2015

Here are some photos from the latest visit of UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova to Lebanon on 15 May 2015