UNDP support to parliamentary by-elections in Tripoli

UNDP support to parliamentary by elections in Tripoli

On 14 April, Lebanon held parliamentary by-elections in Tripoli to fill in the vacant fifth Sunni seat, which was annulled by the Constitutional Council following a successful challenge submitted after the parliamentary elections in 2018. The voter turnout in Tripoli reached 13.6% where the number of registered voters was 241,534. The citizens of Tripoli voted […]

By-elections in Tripoli: a call center to support the citizens

By-Elections in Tripoli: A call center to support the citizens

Aiming to support the Ministry of Interior and Municipalities (MoIM), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) through the Lebanese Elections Assistance Project (LEAP), funded by the European Union, established and facilitated the electoral hotline center at the premises of the ministry to receive calls from the Lebanese citizens be it voters, candidates, observers and polling […]

Training of polling officials for the Tripoli by-elections

Training Polling Officials for the Tripoli by elections

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), through the Lebanese Elections Assistance Project (LEAP), funded by the European Union, supported the Ministry of Interior and Muncipalities – Directorate General for Political Affairs and Refugees, to develop and conduct 8 training sessions for 730 polling officials on 4-5 April 2019 in Beirut. The sessions were conducted by […]

“Tripoli votes”: voter information campaign

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In the context of engaging citizens and voters to participate in Tripoli’s by elections, the Ministry of Interior and Municipalities, supported by UNDP through the Lebanese Elections Assistance Project, funded by the European Union, launched a voter information campaign on 2 April. It aimed at informing and encouraging the citizens of Tripoli, Lebanon, to participate […]

An Elections Dispute Resolution Workshop Brought Together Mexican Federal Electoral Tribunal and Lebanese Constitutional Council

The Mexican Federal Electoral Tribunal and the Lebanese Constitutional Council in the Elections Dispute Resolution Workshop

In the framework of the south-south cooperation initiatives, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) – Lebanese Elections Assistance Project (LEAP), along with UNDP Mexico, organised a two-day workshop between the Mexican Federal Electoral Tribunal and the Constitutional Council in Lebanon on topics related to the structure and attributions of the two institutions in the context […]

UNDP LEAP Support to the 2018 Parliamentary Elections

UNDP LEAP support to the 2018 Parliamentary Elections

On 6 May 2018, Lebanese citizens went to the polls to elect their new parliament for the first time since 2009, based on a new electoral proportional system. The national voter turnout reached 49.7% in the 15 electoral districts. Lebanese voters casted their votes using the preprinted ballot, a reform that was adopted to ensure […]

Knowledge Toolkit on Elections Dispute Resolution

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Aiming to increase public awareness on elections dispute resolution, the project developed a knowledge toolkit that included a guide on “Complaints and Challenges related to Parliamentary Elections 2018” in Arabic and English and a series of four animation clips in the same context. The toolkit aims to provide citizens, as well as other parties involved in elections, with […]

Enhancing the Capacity of Electoral Officials in Lebanon

Enhancing the Capacity of Electoral Officials in Lebanon

Training the electoral officials and relevant stakeholders is an essential part of each election. Hence, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Lebanese Elections Assistance Project (LEAP), funded by the EU and USAID, supported the Ministry of Interior and Municipalities (MoIM) in the development and conduct of electoral procedure trainings for polling officials. UNDP LEAP training […]

Supporting the Automation of the Candidate Registration and Result Management Systems

Supporting the Automation of the Candidate Registration and Result Management Systems

Electronic Result Management System The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Lebanese Elections Assistance Project (LEAP), funded by the EU and USAID, provided support to the Ministry of Interior and Municipalities (MoIM) in developing a modern and reliable electronic electoral Results Management System (RMS). The system includes the work process of the Registration Committees (RCs) and […]