UNESCO announces US$ 100,000 financing towards the development of the creative industries in Lebanon

29 May 2023, Lebanon

On a mission to Beirut almost 3 years after the deadly port explosions, UNESCO Director of Culture and Emergencies Krista Pikkat announced the financing of US$ 100,000 in support of the cultural and creative industries outside the Lebanese Capital. The investment in the vital sector is made through UNESCO Heritage Emergency Fund, a multi-donor mechanism established in 2015 to enable rapid response to protect culture in emergency.