Lebanese Elections Assistance Project (LEAP)

Institutional Strengthening and Professional Development Support for the Electoral Management Body in Lebanon


LEAP aims at developing the capacity of national stakeholders for the conduct of credible, periodical,
transparent and inclusive elections in Lebanon, strengthen public confidence in the electoral process and,
by this, contribute to democratic consolidation in the country.

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Lebanese Elections Assistance Project (LEAP)

Institutional Strengthening and Professional Development Support
for the Election Commission of Lebanon


LEAP aims at developing the capacity of national stakeholders for the conduct of credible, periodical,
transparent and inclusive elections in Lebanon, strengthen public confidence in the electoral process and,
by this, contribute to democratic consolidation in the country.

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Lebanon passes new electoral law in a historic parliamentary session

On Friday 16 June, the Lebanese Parliament has passed the new electoral law after a historic session. The agreement reached before the Parliament’s term ended on 20 June 2017

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The Participation of Lebanese Women in Political Life: Quota and TSMs

On the occasion of Women’s International Day, the UNDP Lebanese Elections Assistance Project (LEAP) launched the Gender Quota toolkit “The Participation of Women in Political Life / Quota & TSMs” on the 9th of March, 2017 at the UNDP premises in Beirut in the presence of LEAP partners and UNDP colleagues.

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Ministry of Interior and Municipalities provides assistance to Lebanese voters through new hotline 1766.

Between 10 February and 10 March 2017, the Ministry of Interior and Municipalities, with the support of the UNDP Lebanese Elections Assistance Project (LEAP), established a call center in order to provide citizens with a direct assistance on the voter registration procedures and assist them with the needed information during the one-month update period.

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2017 Voter Registration

From 10 February to 10 March, citizens are encouraged to check the accuracy of their data on the voter register, in order to be able to vote in the upcoming parliamentary elections.

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Lebanon passes new electoral law in a historic parliamentary session

On Friday 16 June, the Lebanese Parliament has passed the new electoral law...

The Participation of Lebanese Women in Political Life: Quota and TSMs

On the occasion of Women’s International Day, the UNDP Lebanese Elections...

Ministry of Interior and Municipalities provides assistance to Lebanese voters through new hotline 1766

Between 10 February and 10 March 2017, the Ministry of Interior and...
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3,685,812

Total Number of
Lebanese Voters 2017

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Total project budget:
7,704,340.63 USD

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May 2018

Expected Parliamentary
Elections Date

Women

trained

publications

on elections disseminated

Likes

on official elections Facebook page

%

Total Voter Turnout

for the 2016 Local Elections

Where We Work

Our Objectives


Develop Sustainable Capacity for the Management and Administration of Elections in Lebanon.

Increase the capacity of the Supervisory Commission for Elections.

Build Capacity for Voter Education and Public Participation Initiatives in Electoral Processes.

Improve Capacity for the Resolution of Election Disputes.

Build Capacity for Women’s Participation and Representation in Elections.

Our Objectives


Develop Sustainable Capacity for the Management and Administration of Elections in Lebanon.

Increase the capacity of the Supervisory Commission for Elections.

Build Capacity for Voter Education and Public Participation Initiatives in Electoral Processes.

Improve Capacity for the Resolution of Election Disputes.

Build Capacity for Women’s Participation and Representation in Elections.

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