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Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between UN-Habitat and Azm & Saade Association

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28 November 2016
Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between UN-Habitat and  Azm & Saade Association
The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and Azm & Saade Association have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in a launching ceremony that took place on Monday, November 28th, 2016.

The event started with opening remarks from his Excellency Mr. Najib Mikati and Mr. Tarek Osseiran, UN-Habitat Programme Manager, who highlighted the importance of establishing partnerships with local actors, be it the municipality, or active NGOs working at the community level.

The opening addresses was followed by a presentation by Ms. Sarah Hassoun, Civil Engineer at the Azm & Saade Association, who elaborated on their work “creating job opportunities for the most vulnerable communities in Tripoli…and working closely with UN-Habitat to achieve city wide initiatives.” Mr. Samer Schinder, UN-Habitat Tripoli Area Coordinator, then expanded upon their continued work in creating comprehensive City Profiles for Lebanon’s cities.

Within the framework of this MoU, UN-Habitat and Azm and Saade will jointly rehabilitate a public space in Haddadine neighborhood in Tripoli.