17.2.5. Collaborate with NGOs and/or businesses to tackle the SDGs through

Student Volunteering Programmes

Lebanese University halves the global food waste and reduces food losses along production and supply chains for the sake of enhancing all staff, the faculty, and students' performance. In this sense, the Lebanese University collaborate with NGOs to tackle the SDGs.

The NGOs in cooperation and partnership with the Lebanese University, enable students to participate in the volunteering program.

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programs promotes volunteerism for peace and development through its strong partnerships and capacity to engage volunteers. As a national UN Volunteer serving with a United Nations agency you will make a positive impact while working alongside people from around the world, including international volunteers and other United Nations professionals.

Who are eligible to register and to be considered for national UNV assignments in Lebanon?

Lebanese nationals or legal residents in Lebanon with the status of refugee or stateless are eligible to register in the local pool.

What are the professional areas in demand in Lebanon?

  • Economics, finance, administration, Statistics and human resources

  • Business management, marketing and tourism

  • Information technology, and telecommunications

  • Crisis management, emergency relief operations and disaster risk reduction

  • Transport (Road and rail transport, transport planning and management)

  • Energy, environment and sustainable natural resources management

  • Agriculture, horticulture, forestry and agro-industry

  • Land mines and demining

  • Product safety, quality assurance and laboratory testing

  • Engineering (civil, mechanical and electrical), industry, construction and skilled trades

  • Legal affairs, Democratization, elections and governance

  • Community and civil society development

  • Health

  • Logistics, inventory, and other premises maintenance/management services

  • Education

  • Architecture and human settlements

  • Journalism, Communication, mass media and art

  • Development programs, technical assistance and volunteer management

Research Programmes

Lebanese University halves the global food waste and reduces food losses along production and supply chains for the sake of enhancing all staff, the faculty, and students' performance. In this sense, the Lebanese University collaborate with NGOs to tackle the SDGs.

About research programs are available at the Lebanese University through:

  • Agreements for Ph.D. supervision or research program in the frame of the collaboration with European universities.

  • Erasmus mobility key action 1 in the frame of an interinstitutional agreement with European universities.

Development of Educational Resarces

Lebanese University halves the global food waste and reduces food losses along production and supply chains for the sake of enhancing all staff, the faculty, and students' performance. In this sense, the Lebanese University about the development of educational resources is participating actually in the Erasmus plus project: Innovative Digital skills aiming to innovate teaching methods for effective health education in Lebanon and Syria.

The Faculty of Information II at the Lebanese University invited UNIC Beirut to brief students about the UN in Lebanon with a particular focus on UNIC's mandate, as part of a course on media studies.

The Faculty’s second year students majoring in Communications and Journalism, learned about the UN agencies operating in Lebanon, as well as the Centre’s latest activities, particularly those held under the umbrella of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the UN-led campaign “Together”.

Participants showed interest in UNIC Beirut’s activities and their media coverage. Students also focused on how to apply for internships and vacancies at the Organization