Trade and Development Strategies

Year Strategy name Sector
2009 UNDAF Lebanon 2010-2014

The United Nations Development Assistance Framework is aligned with the Government programme... The United Nations Development Assistance Framework is aligned with the Government programme for Recovery, Reconstruction and Reform and with the Millennium Development Goals. Hence, it outlines five main areas of intervention to focus on: 1) democratic governance and institutional development; 2) socio-economic development and regional disparities reduction; 3) environmental sustainability; 4) human rights; and 5) gender.

2007 Recovery, Reconstruction and Reform

The plan outlines the economic and social developments in Lebanon in the... The plan outlines the economic and social developments in Lebanon in the 2001-2005 period, and the consequences of the July Israeli War of 2006. Hence, it proposes a reform program aiming at enhancing economic growth through structural reforms aiming at improving governance, the business environment, and the financial sector. Furthermore, it pursues social sector reforms (focusing on health and education), a restructuring of the pension system and a structural fiscal adjustment. Finally, it outlines the role of the banking sector in the reconstruction effort, the privatization program and the monetary and exchange rate policies necessary to boost economic recovery.