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Funding Border Management Project on The Way

A sum of 3.6 million euros will be providedby the European Union (EU) to finance a three-year border management project, according to EU.The Developing National Capability for Integrated Border Management in Lebanon project will provide support to Lebanese authorities to secure and control the borders in accordance with national and international Integrated Border Management standards,as reported by Lebanon This Week Byblos bank economic publication.

 

It will help define and implement a national strategy for integrated border management, support the operations of General Security and Customs at legal crossing points along the northern and eastern borders, support inter-agency cooperation, and increase outreach to border communities. As a result, the project aims to increase the security of Lebanese citizens, promote regional stability and facilitate trade and development. It will be implemented by the International Centre for Migration Policy Development through the Lebanese Customs and General Security.

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Migration to cities is increasing so much that, by 2050, the UN predicts that approximately two thirds of the world’s population will be living in cities.

ECO INITIATIVES

  • A fundraising event, entitled Think Green, will be held by Zero Waste ACT for all its business members on September, 10,2013, at WHITE, Dora.
  • The Green Mind Association invited all Green Mind Award Participants, finalists, runner ups and winners to the GREEN MIND DAY on  Jan-16-2013 in Beirut, to create a platform where interested Venture Capital and Potential Investors met with participants.
  • A green initiative launched by Ashrafieh 2020 project aims to transform Ashrafieh into a tranquil and unpolluted area.Green spaces allow residents to walk and ride bicycles.

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