Lebanese Parliament and UN Lebanon Sign Compact to Boost Collaboration

Lebanese Speaker of Parliament, Mr. Nabih Berri, and the United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Lebanon, Mrs. Najat Rochdi, signed today a partnership compact between the Parliament and the UN Country Team in Lebanon (UNCT) to boost bilateral cooperation in key areas and achieve sustainable development.

This compact aims at institutionalizing the existing bilateral partnership existing between the two parties and at expanding the scope of cooperation to ensure a coordinated, coherent, and integrated approach to supporting the Lebanese Parliament in achieving necessary reform priorities, with the technical support of the UN in Lebanon.

They both welcomed the progress made in strengthening the existing cooperation between the UNCT and the Lebanese Parliament and stressed the importance of fostering and institutionalizing this partnership as well as scaling up joint efforts in instituting reforms.