Date of project: February 2016 – July 2019
Implementing Partner: Civipol (leader), Intertech, Defense Conseil International (DCI), Search for Common Ground
The European Union is committed to supporting its partner countries in fighting terrorism and ensuring their national unity and stability. A major pillar in Lebanon’s fight against internal and external security threats lies in its security apparatus.
While both Lebanese Armed Forces and the General Directorate of General Security have strong internal management accountability systems, their external accountability and oversight systems still offer significant opportunities for improvements.
The European Union therefore supports Lebanon’s efforts to boost its security system and strengthening the resilience of its security institutions. It does so by helping to enhance the organisational effectiveness of national security agencies and improving their capacity to manage service delivery and obligations in a responsible and effective manner
For the Lebanese Armed Forces:
The sub-activities targeting the LAF entail:
For the General Directorate of General Security
The sub-activities targeting the General Directorate entail: