1766 Call Center at the Service of the Public

1766 Call Center at the Service of the Public

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Lebanese Elections Assistance Project (LEAP), funded by the EU and USAID, established and supported a call center at the premises of the Ministry of Interior and Municipalities (MoIM), to receive and answer calls from the Lebanese citizens including voters, candidates, polling staff, and to provide them with needed information. […]

Get Out the Vote Awareness Campaign

Get Out the Vote Awareness Campaign Lebanon

On 16 April, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP ) Lebanese Elections Assistance Project (LEAP), funded by the EU and USAID, developed and launched a public media awareness campaign – “Get out the Vote” – aiming to encourage the young and first-time voters to participate in the parliamentary elections. The campaign stressed on the importance of […]

Awareness Sessions Conducted on Youth and Elections

Awareness Sessions Conducted on Youth and Elections

As part of a broader Get-Out-the-Vote campaign, UNDP Lebanese Elections Assistance Project (LEAP), in partnership with the Lebanese Association for Democratic Elections (LADE), conducted six info sessions in five universities between 5 and 24 April. The overall goal of the awareness sessions was to increase young people’s motivation and preparedness to participate constructively in elections. More […]

Training Women Candidates and Voters for the 2018 Parliamentary Elections

Awareness Sessions Targeting Women Candidates & Voters

Under the framework of “Lebanese Women in Elections” initiative, the United Nations Development Programme – Lebanese Elections Assistance Project, the UN Women and “Women in Front” NGO conducted info sessions across Lebanon aiming to encourage women candidates and voters to participate in the parliamentary elections. Eight info sessions were conducted from 24 January to 2 March, […]

Voter Education and Information Campaign targeting Women

Voter Education and Information Campaign targeting Women

In preparation for the 2018 parliamentary elections, the United Nations Development Programme – Lebanese Elections Assistance Project, funded by the European Union, developed a brochure “Women’s Guide to the Parliamentary Elections 2018” in Arabic and English. The guide includes a simplified reading of the Electoral Law 44/2017 and gives emphasis to information related to the […]

Lebanon Launches its 2018 Voter Registration Awareness Campaign

Lebanon Launches its 2018 Voter Registration Awareness Campaign

The Ministry of Interior & Municipalities (MoIM) – Directorate General of Civil Status (DGCS), with the support of UNDP LEAP – funded by the EU, developed and launched on the 1st of February a public media awareness campaign to remind and encourage citizens of their legal right to inspect the accuracy of their data on […]

Launching a Gender Roadmap to Increase Women’s Participation in Elections

Launching a Gender Roadmap to Increase Women’s Participation in Elections

In preparation for the upcoming parliamentary elections, the Office of the Minister of State for Women’s Affairs (OMSWA), in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Lebanese Elections Assistance Project (LEAP), the European Union and the UN Women in Lebanon, launched a gender roadmap during the “Fostering the role of political parties to promote […]

“Elections Management & Operations” BRIDGE Workshop

"Elections Management & Operations" BRIDGE Workshop

Beirut, 11 December 2017 The United Nations Development Programme – Lebanese Elections Assistance Project organized a BRIDGE (Building Resources in Democracy, Governance and Elections) workshop on “Elections Management & Operations” from 6 to 8 December 2017 in Beirut. Elections officers from the Ministry of Interior and Municipalities (MoIM) and members from the Lebanese Association for […]

Public Awareness Campaign on enhancing Women’s Participation in Elections

Public Awareness Campaign on enhancing Women’s Participation in Elections

The United Nations Development Programme – Lebanese Elections Assistance Project, the European Union and UN Women Lebanon partnered with the Office of the Minister of State for Women’s Affairs (OMSWA) to implement an agreed gender joint roadmap that presents alternatives, other than quota, to increase women’s participation in elections and help in advocating and influencing […]

Lebanon Passes New Electoral Law in a Historic Parliamentary Session

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 is the culmination of a long and complex process that was initiated several months ago and with the participation of all the Lebanese political actors. The […]