Success Stories

Strengthening human rights reporting and follow-up

An EU-funded project helps Lebanon move closer to social justice

As a signatory of six ratified human rights treaties, Lebanon has committed to cooperating with international human rights mechanisms such as the Universal Periodic Review (UPR), working to implement their recommendations and regularly reporting on progress. Aside from the challenges of domestic and regional political instability, Lebanon’s ability to implement its commitments in the field of human rights had traditionally been hampered by a lack of coordination between the various ministerial reporting bodies, coupled with inconsistent standards of reporting ... Read More >

Towards implementation of UPR recommendations

Civil society organisations receive EU-funded grants after calls for proposals

Among the activities of the EU-funded "Supporting Lebanon in the implementation of the UPR recommendations", a project implemented by the regional Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), two calls for proposals were launched in 2017, aiming at engaging civil society organisations (CSOs) and promoting the universal periodic review (UPR) recommendations on human rights in Lebanon ... Read More >