About LEAP

Project data

Budget

US$ 11,662,738.70

Team

10

Duration

10/2012 - 12/2019

Sources of funding

European Union: US$ 9,231,502.38
USAID: US$ 1,905,097.89
UK: US$ 403,877.22
UNWOMEN: US$ 69,498.00
UNDP: US$ 52,763.21

Partners

Ministry of Interior & Municipalities
Constitutional Council
State Council
Women in Front
NCLW - National Commission for Lebanese Women

Focus

Support management and administration of elections
Strengthen capacity of Supervisory Commission for Elections
Increase public participation and awareness in electoral processes
Support the elections dispute resolution bodies
Increase women’s participation

What we do

UNDP Lebanese Elections Assistance Project (LEAP) started its activity in October 2012 with the main objective to strengthen the institutional capacity of the national institutions and stakeholders in terms of electoral management and administration, in accordance with the international standards.

To achieve these objectives, LEAP works closely with the Ministry of Interior and Municipalities, which has responsibilities for electoral management, administration and overall electoral operations.

The project also supports other electoral stakeholders, such as the Constitutional Council, State Council, Supervisory Commission for Elections and judicial bodies with responsibilities for electoral disputes, electoral campaign monitoring.

In addition, the project works in close cooperation with civil society organizations active in the area of elections.

Within this context, UNDP LEAP is providing electoral technical assistance and advisory support through a multi-component approach focused on the following areas:

  1. Management and Administration of Elections
  2. Supervision of Elections
  3. Voter Education and Awareness raising initiative
  4. Resolution of Electoral Disputes
  5. Women’s Participation in Election

Who we are

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Dan Radulesu

Chief technical advisor

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Olga Eid

Monitoring & evaluation assistant

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Nora Mourad

Research & gender officer

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Guilnard Asmar

Media & outreach officer

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Lara Al Hajj

Finance assistant

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Ghinwa Eido

Procurement officer

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Rita Chidiac

Graphic designer

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Anthony Bou Moussa

Project assistant

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Artin Yacoubian

Driver

Contact

UNDP in LEBANON

Arab African International Bank Bldg,
Riad El Solh Street,
Nejmeh, Beirut 2011 5211
Lebanon
P.O.Box: 11-3216, Beirut, Lebanon

LEAP focal point

Dan Radulescu
Chief technical advisor