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Mapping of Policy Decisions in Lebanon

Publication Date: 2018

The Policy Decisions database, is an interactive repository, developed by the Centre for Social Sciences Research and Action, that tracks the policy decisions taken by the state or its administration according to the national constitutional laws and regulations.

This database monitors fiscal, economic, social, security, cultural, environmental, education, health decisions, and state institutions appointments on which the state or its administration legislates. The database is continuously updated. Each listed policy decision is coded based on a typology devised by the centre. The objective of the database is to investigate policy decisions issued by the Lebanese state or its administration, by providing accurate data and relevant information on these.

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Title Date Acting Bodies Type Status Categories Impact Civil Society Response
Cabinet allocates USD 35 million per month for the upcoming four months to buy medicine and medical supplies for cancer and chronic diseases patients, infant milk, and products to manufacture medicines 2022-05-20 (May 20, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Health National Not applicable
Government gives the Ministry of Health a treasury advance of L.L. 14 billion to pay financial dues to governmental hospital employees 2022-05-20 (May 20, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Health National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water decreases prices of gasoline, diesel, and domestic gas 2022-05-20 (May 20, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Cabinet approves and transfers to Parliament a Law to create Byblos Marine Natural Reserve 2022-05-20 (May 20, 2022) Lebanese Government Laws Proposed/Discussed Environment Local Not applicable
Ministry of Telecommunication hikes telecom tariffs 2022-05-20 (May 20, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Minister of Industry bans all manufacturers from using subsidized flour with the exception of bread bakeries 2022-05-20 (May 20, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water increases prices of gasoline, diesel and domestic gas 2022-05-19 (May 19, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Economy and Trade increases bread prices 2022-05-19 (May 19, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Banque du Liban extends Circular 161 until July 31, 2022 2022-05-18 (May 18, 2022) Banque du Liban (BDL) Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water increases prices of gasoline, diesel, and domestic gas 2022-05-17 (May 17, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Muncipality of Baalbek bans Syrians from roaming near polling stations on parliamentary election day 2022-05-14 (May 14, 2022) Municipalities Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Security Local Not applicable
Ministry of Labour grants a cost-of-living allowance to private-sector employees 2022-05-12 (May 12, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Interior and Municipalities allows Lebanese citizens to renew expired passports for one day to participate in the parliamentary elections 2022-05-12 (May 12, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Nabatieh Governorate forbids Syrian refugees from leaving their homes during 38 hours on parliamentary election week end 2022-05-11 (May 11, 2022) Governor/s (inc. Qa’im maqam, Mohafeth) Circulars Approved/ Ratified Security Local Contested
Ministry of Culture exempts Lebanese visitors from entrance fees to archaeological sites and museums from May 18 to May 27, 2022 2022-05-11 (May 11, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Culture National Not applicable
Ministry of Interior orders nightclubs and restaurants to close early on the eve of election day 2022-05-10 (May 10, 2022) Lebanese Government Circulars Approved/ Ratified Security National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water increases prices of gasoline and diesel 2022-05-10 (May 10, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Ministry of Interior bans motorcycles on parliamentary election day 2022-05-10 (May 10, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Security National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water increases prices of gasoline, diesel and domestic gas 2022-05-06 (May 6, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Ministry of Finance amends custom duties on cardboard to pack beauty products 2022-05-05 (May 5, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Fiscal measures National Not applicable
Government transfers credit from the general budget reserve to the budget of Ministry of Public Works and Transport to pay wages of seasonal workers who removed the snow this winter 2022-05-05 (May 5, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water decreases prices of gasoline and increases prices of domestic gas and diesel 2022-04-28 (April 28, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water decreases prices of gasoline and increases prices of domestic gas and diesel 2022-04-27 (April 27, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Banque du Liban extends Circular 161 until May 31, 2022 2022-04-27 (April 27, 2022) Banque du Liban (BDL) Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water increases prices of gasoline, diesel and domestic gas 2022-04-26 (April 26, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 294 to temporarily reduce some building permits fees 2022-04-21 (April 21, 2022) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Fiscal measures National Contested
Ministry of Energy and Water increases prices of gasoline, diesel, and domestic gas 2022-04-21 (April 21, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water increases prices of gasoline 2022-04-20 (April 20, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Interior secures funds to cover the health care needs of members, both active and retired, of the Internal Security Forces 2022-04-20 (April 20, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Security National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water increases prices of gasoline 2022-04-20 (April 20, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Ministry of Public Health increases the tariff of dialysis sessions 2022-04-20 (April 20, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Health National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water increases prices of gasoline, diesel and domestic gas 2022-04-19 (April 19, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Ministry of Telecommunications gives Ogero a treasury advance of L.L. 127 billion to cover the cost of cash assistance and transportation allowances for Ogero employees 2022-04-14 (April 14, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Cabinet appoints Hassan Shukair Deputy Director General of State Security 2022-04-14 (April 14, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Security, State Institutions Appointments National Not applicable
Government gives the Ministry of Finance a treasury advance of 4860 billion to be cashed to all public servants and retired public servants in the form of temporary social assistance 2022-04-14 (April 14, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Parliament approves an extension of the student dollar law to include students who began to study abroad before the academic year 2020-2021 2022-04-14 (April 14, 2022) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Education International Contested
Government transfers credit from the general budget reserve to the budget of Ministry of Education to pay wages of contract teachers 2022-04-14 (April 14, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Education National Not applicable
Banque du Liban opens lines of credit to subsidise wheat 2022-04-12 (April 12, 2022) Banque du Liban (BDL) Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water decreases prices of gasoline and diesel and increases price of domestic gas 2022-04-12 (April 12, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
State Security detains US journalist Nadia Homsi at Beirut Airport for twelve hours 2022-04-10 (April 10, 2022) Security bodies (Army, General Security, State Security…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security Local Contested
Ministry of Culture retracts his decision to preserve the silos 2022-04-09 (April 9, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Culture Local Contested
Parliament passes Law No. 282 to allocate exceptional funding for the organisation of parliamentary elections 2022-04-08 (April 8, 2022) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water decreases prices of diesel and domestic gas 2022-04-08 (April 8, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Culture adds a site to the general inventory of historical buildings 2022-04-07 (April 7, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Culture Local Not applicable
Ministry of Culture adds a site to the general inventory of historical buildings 2022-04-07 (April 7, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Culture Local Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water decreases prices of galosine, diesel and domestic gas 2022-04-05 (April 5, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water decreases prices of gasoline, diesel and cooking gas 2022-04-05 (April 5, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Parliamentary Finance and Budget Committee approves a Law article to exempt heirs of martyrs of Beirut port blast from tax on inheritance 2022-04-05 (April 5, 2022) Lebanese Parliament Laws Proposed/Discussed Fiscal measures National Not applicable
North Lebanon Prosecutor Matilda Touma arrests sexual harasser Samer Mawlawi 2022-04-02 (April 2, 2022) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) Local Accepted
Ministry of Economy and Water decreases prices of gasoline, diesel and domestic gas 2022-04-01 (April 1, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Lebanon joins the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe 2022-03-31 (March 31, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Culture National Not applicable
Cabinet makes cash benefit for public sector workers conditional to an attendance of three days per week 2022-03-31 (March 31, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water decreases price of diesel 2022-03-31 (March 31, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Interior and Municipalities sets compensations for civil servants who will work on election day to manage polling station 2022-03-31 (March 31, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Cabinet approves modified capital control draft law 2022-03-30 (March 30, 2022) Lebanese Government Laws Proposed/Discussed Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Banque du Liban extends Circular 161 until April 30, 2022 2022-03-30 (March 30, 2022) Banque du Liban (BDL) Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water increases prices of gasoline, diesel and domestic gas 2022-03-29 (March 29, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Parliament approves a law to allocate compensations to victims of the Akkar explosion 2022-03-29 (March 29, 2022) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) Local Not applicable
Ministry of Economy and Trade increases bread prices 2022-03-29 (March 29, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Parliament approves a law to postpone municipal elections and to extend the municipalities’ term for an additional year 2022-03-29 (March 29, 2022) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Contested
Parliament passes a law to support local production of medicines in Lebanon 2022-03-29 (March 29, 2022) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Health National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water increases prices of gasoline, diesel and domestic gas 2022-03-28 (March 28, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Banque du Liban issues Circular 162 that demands banks to place no restrictions on payment of public sector employees' salaries and allowances 2022-03-28 (March 28, 2022) Banque du Liban (BDL) Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Finance and Budget Committee and Administration and Law Committee reject Capital Control Law proposal 2022-03-28 (March 28, 2022) Lebanese Parliament Laws Rejected Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Public prosecutor Ghassan Oueidat overturns a judicial decision that instructed customs authorities to prevent six banks from moving money out of the country 2022-03-28 (March 28, 2022) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water increases prices of gasoline, diesel and domestic gas 2022-03-24 (March 24, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Ministry of Finance amends custom duties on ginger 2022-03-24 (March 24, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Fiscal measures National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water increases prices of gasoline, diesel and domestic gas 2022-03-23 (March 23, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
State Shura Council rules that citizens who removed their sect from their civil registry records can run for Parliament 2022-03-22 (March 22, 2022) State Council Judicial Decisions Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Minsitry of Energy and Water increases prices of gasoline, diesel and domestic gas 2022-03-22 (March 22, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Judge Ghada Aoun charges Riad Salameh with illicit enrichment 2022-03-21 (March 21, 2022) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Not applicable
Judge Ghada Aoun seizes Raja Salameh’s real estate assets 2022-03-21 (March 21, 2022) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Not applicable
Higher Judicial Council appoints six chamber presidents of the Court of Cassation 2022-03-21 (March 21, 2022) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Decrees Other / NA State Institutions Appointments National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water decreases prices of gasoline and domestic gas, and increases price of diesel 2022-03-18 (March 18, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Judge Bassem Nasser freezes assets of Blom Bank’s Tripoli branches 2022-03-18 (March 18, 2022) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security Local Not applicable
Ministry of Culture adds Beirut port silos to the general inventory of historical buildings 2022-03-18 (March 18, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Culture Local Accepted
Judge Ghada Aoun arrests Raja Salameh for complicity in illicit enrichment 2022-03-17 (March 17, 2022) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Not applicable
Cabinet appoints Secretary-General of the Higher Defense Council 2022-03-17 (March 17, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Security, State Institutions Appointments National Not applicable
Ministry of Industry makes licensing of factories conditional upon the commitment to a decree to fight the worst forms of child labour 2022-03-17 (March 17, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Interior and Municipalities sets new fees for passport renewal 2022-03-17 (March 17, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water decreases prices of gasoline, diesel and cooking gas 2022-03-17 (March 17, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Interior and Municipalities appoints members of the supervisory commission for elections 2022-03-17 (March 17, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...), State Institutions Appointments National Not applicable
Judge Ghada Aoun freezes all Creditbank's assets and issues a travel ban against Creditbank's chairman 2022-03-17 (March 17, 2022) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Not applicable
China and Lebanon conclude an agreement on economic and technical cooperation 2022-03-17 (March 17, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of National Defense appoints a member of the Military Council 2022-03-17 (March 17, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Security, State Institutions Appointments National Not applicable
Judge Mariana Anany issues a ruling to seize all shares, real estate and assets of Fransabank 2022-03-16 (March 16, 2022) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Fiscal measures National Not applicable
Cabinet approves the electricity sector reform plan 2022-03-16 (March 16, 2022) Lebanese Government Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Finance and Budget Committee approves the budget plans for the defense, labor and social affairs ministries 2022-03-15 (March 15, 2022) Lebanese Parliament Laws Proposed/Discussed Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water decreases prices of gasoline, diesel and cooking gas 2022-03-15 (March 15, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Judge Ghada Aoun freezes the assets of five Lebanese banks and their board members 2022-03-14 (March 14, 2022) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water increases prices of gasoline, diesel and cooking gas 2022-03-11 (March 11, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Cabinet excludes voting centers in Ukraine for parliamentary elections due to the Russian invasion 2022-03-10 (March 10, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) International Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 270 to promote General Security inspectors to the rank of captain 2022-03-10 (March 10, 2022) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Security, State Institutions Appointments National Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 276 to allow earning and spending according to the one-twelfth rule until the approval of the 2022 budget 2022-03-10 (March 10, 2022) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Cabinet drops a proposal to create voting megacenters for parliamentary elections in May 2022 2022-03-10 (March 10, 2022) Lebanese Government Laws Rejected Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 271 to promote Internal Security Forces sergeants to the rank of lieutenant 2022-03-10 (March 10, 2022) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Security, State Institutions Appointments National Not applicable
Government gives the High Relief Committee a treasury advance 2022-03-10 (March 10, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 278 to appoint retired full-time contract workers at the Lebanese University as permanent teaching staff 2022-03-10 (March 10, 2022) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Education National Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 279 to extend Law No. 200 that lifts banking secrecy on public accounts to facilitate a forensic audit on Banque du Liban 2022-03-10 (March 10, 2022) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Fiscal measures National Not applicable
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants exempts Union of Arab Chambers from fees and taxes 2022-03-10 (March 10, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Fiscal measures Local Contested
Judge Ghada Aoun issues travel bans against five bank CEOs 2022-03-10 (March 10, 2022) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Not applicable
Council of Ministers reappoints Major-General Tony Saliba as Director-General of State Security although he is a defendant in the Beirut Port Blast case 2022-03-10 (March 10, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Security, State Institutions Appointments National Contested
Parliament passes Law No. 273 to amend Law No. 62 that established the National Human Rights Commission 2022-03-10 (March 10, 2022) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 277 to amend the Social Security Law 2022-03-10 (March 10, 2022) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Cabinet appoints new information minister 2022-03-10 (March 10, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified State Institutions Appointments National Not applicable
Ministry of Economy and Trade increases bread prices due to the lack of subsidies on sugar and yeast 2022-03-10 (March 10, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 269 to regularise the status of General Security inspectors 2022-03-10 (March 10, 2022) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Security, State Institutions Appointments National Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 275 to include informatics in public education curriculum 2022-03-10 (March 10, 2022) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Education National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water increases prices of gasoline and diesel, and decreases price of cooking gas 2022-03-09 (March 9, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water increases prices of gasoline, diesel and cooking gas 2022-03-08 (March 8, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Parliament passes Law No. 191 to enhance defense guarantees 2022-03-08 (March 8, 2022) Lebanese Government Laws Approved/ Ratified Security National Not applicable
Banque du Liban opens lines of credit for wheat imports 2022-03-07 (March 7, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Government gives the High Relief Committee a treasury advance of L.L. 1.2 billion to evacuate the Lebanese who arrived in Poland after fleeing the conflict in Ukraine 2022-03-05 (March 5, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) International Not applicable
Cabinet proposes to postpone municipal elections to May 31, 2023 2022-03-04 (March 4, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Proposed/Discussed Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Contested
Government transfers credit from the general budget reserve to the Ministry of Interior and Municipalities to hold parliamentary elections 2022-03-03 (March 3, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water increases prices of gasoline, diesel and cooking gas 2022-03-03 (March 3, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Council of Ministers increases passport fees 2022-03-03 (March 3, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Agriculture starts a programme to monitor contaminants in food 2022-03-03 (March 3, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Health National Not applicable
Government gives cash benefit to public sector workers and retirees 2022-03-03 (March 3, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Contested
Ministry of Telecommunications raises the price of international calls 2022-03-03 (March 3, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Government extends the general mobilisation to contend Covid-19 spread till March 31, 2022 2022-03-03 (March 3, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Health National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water increases prices of gasoline and diesel, and decreases price of cooking gas 2022-03-01 (March 1, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Education and Higher Education increases application fees for official exams in the vocational and technical education 2022-02-28 (February 28, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Education National Contested
Ministry of Justice appoints new judges to the committees looking into the implementation of increases in rent allowances 2022-02-24 (February 24, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified State Institutions Appointments National Not applicable
Lebanon adheres to the Arab Convention on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons in Punishment and Rehabilitation Facilities for Enforcement of Penal Verdicts 2022-02-24 (February 24, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Security International Not applicable
Ministry of Culture temporarily halts restoration work on Saida’s sea castle following objections to the renovation plans 2022-02-23 (February 23, 2022) Lebanese Government Circulars Approved/ Ratified Culture Local Not applicable
Banque du Liban extends Circular 161 until March 31, 2022 2022-02-23 (February 23, 2022) Banque du Liban (BDL) Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water increases prices of gasoline, and decreases price of diesel and cooking gas 2022-02-22 (February 22, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Parliament approves a law on the provisional twelfth rule spending 2022-02-21 (February 21, 2022) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Parliament passes competition law 2022-02-21 (February 21, 2022) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Banque du Liban issues Circular 614 that authorizes all money transfer companies to process foreign exchange transactions 2022-02-21 (February 21, 2022) Banque du Liban (BDL) Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Parliament sends back to committees a proposed law on the independence of the judiciary 2022-02-21 (February 21, 2022) Lebanese Parliament Laws Rejected State Institutions Appointments National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water decreases prices of gasoline, diesel and cooking gas 2022-02-17 (February 17, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water increases prices of gasoline and cooking gas, and decreases price of diesel 2022-02-16 (February 16, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Judge Ghada Aoun charges the director-general of the Internal Security Forces with obstructing the implementation of a judicial warrant and breaching the duties of his job 2022-02-16 (February 16, 2022) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Not applicable
Cabinet proposes a draft law to assign LL 320 billion to fund parliamentary elections 2022-02-15 (February 15, 2022) Lebanese Government Laws Proposed/Discussed Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water decreases prices of gasoline, diesel and cooking gas 2022-02-11 (February 11, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Cabinet approves draft 2022 budget 2022-02-10 (February 10, 2022) Lebanese Government Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Economy issues a circular asking all supermarkets to submit the prices of their main commodities weekly to ensure consumer protection 2022-02-10 (February 10, 2022) Lebanese Government Circulars Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Environment sets new threshold values for emissions of air pollutants 2022-02-10 (February 10, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Environment National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water increases prices of gasoline, diesel and cooking gas 2022-02-08 (February 8, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Cabinet rejects a bill to curtail the mandate of the public prosecutor at the Court of Cassation 2022-02-08 (February 8, 2022) Lebanese Government Laws Rejected Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water increases prices of gasoline, diesel and cooking gas 2022-02-04 (February 4, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Ministry of Labour increases transportation allowance for private sector employees 2022-02-03 (February 3, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Education and Higher Education increases benefits for contract teachers in public and secondary schools 2022-02-03 (February 3, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...), Education National Not applicable
Cabinet gives additional transportation compensation for soldiers and security forces 2022-02-03 (February 3, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...), Security National Not applicable
Cabinet increases transportation allowance for public sector employees 2022-02-03 (February 3, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water increases prices of gasoline, diesel and cooking gas 2022-02-03 (February 3, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Finance gives cash benefit to public sector workers and retirees 2022-02-03 (February 3, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Labour gives parents working in the public sector grants for their children's schooling 2022-02-03 (February 3, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Education National Not applicable
State Shura Council halts the implementation of the Minister of Labour's decision granting permits for Palestinians born in Lebanon to practice professions that the law has restricted to Lebanese 2022-02-03 (February 3, 2022) State Council Judicial Decisions Abolished Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Cabinet appoints head and members of the National Anti-Corruption Commission 2022-02-03 (February 3, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified State Institutions Appointments National Not applicable
Ministry of Education and Higher Education increases benefits for contract teachers in public vocational and technical schools 2022-02-03 (February 3, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...), Education National Not applicable
Government transfers credit from the general budget reserve to the Ministry of Interior and Municipalities to prepare parliamentary elections 2022-02-03 (February 3, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water decreases prices of gasoline, diesel and cooking gas 2022-02-02 (February 2, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water increases prices of gasoline and decreases prices of diesel and cooking gas 2022-02-01 (February 1, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water decreases prices of gasoline, diesel and cooking gas 2022-01-28 (January 28, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Cabinet agrees to exempt from income tax companies that were forced to close because of Beirut port blast and later reopened 2022-01-27 (January 27, 2022) Lebanese Government Laws Approved/ Ratified Fiscal measures National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water decreases prices of gasoline, diesel and cooking gas 2022-01-27 (January 27, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Industry bans the import of dangerous chemicals 2022-01-27 (January 27, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Environment National Not applicable
Cabinet agrees to cancel an article from the 2020 budget that allowed the collection of taxes and duties in foreign currency 2022-01-27 (January 27, 2022) Lebanese Government Laws Approved/ Ratified Fiscal measures National Not applicable
Ministry of Economy and Trade sets wages for Insurance Control Commission employees 2022-01-27 (January 27, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Finance issues an addendum to the budget proposal 2022-01-26 (January 26, 2022) Lebanese Government Laws Proposed/Discussed Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Cabinet agrees on the imposition of customs fees on imported goods that have a local equivalent in Lebanon 2022-01-26 (January 26, 2022) Lebanese Government Laws Approved/ Ratified Fiscal measures National Not applicable
Minister of Finance asks the cabinet to remove from the budget proposal article 109 that gives ministers exceptional powers in amending tax rates and brackets 2022-01-26 (January 26, 2022) Lebanese Government Laws Proposed/Discussed Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Banque du Liban extends Circular 161 until February 28, 2022 2022-01-26 (January 26, 2022) Banque du Liban (BDL) Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Cabinet approves a modification to tariffs at the ports and airport 2022-01-26 (January 26, 2022) Lebanese Government Laws Approved/ Ratified Fiscal measures National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water decreases prices of gasoline and increases prices of diesel and cooking gas 2022-01-25 (January 25, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Banque du Liban issues Circular 611 to remind banks that they should accept checks 2022-01-25 (January 25, 2022) Banque du Liban (BDL) Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water decreases prices of gasoline, diesel and cooking gas 2022-01-21 (January 21, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Finance sends the draft of the 2022 budget to the government 2022-01-21 (January 21, 2022) Lebanese Government Laws Proposed/Discussed Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Ministry of Energy and Water decreases prices of gasoline, diesel and cooking gas 2022-01-20 (January 20, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Cybercrime Bureau summons activist Tarek Abou Saleh 2022-01-20 (January 20, 2022) Security bodies (Army, General Security, State Security…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Contested
Ministry of Public Health begins an inspection in pharmacies to control medicine market and medications prices 2022-01-19 (January 19, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Health National Not applicable
Investigation department in Jounieh arrests Elie Haykal for allegedly assaulting a member of the Internal Security Forces during a demonstration 2022-01-19 (January 19, 2022) Security bodies (Army, General Security, State Security…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Contested
Ministry of Energy and Water increases prices of gasoline, diesel and cooking gas 2022-01-19 (January 19, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Ministry of Energy and Water decreases prices of gasoline, diesel and cooking gas 2022-01-18 (January 18, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Judge Ghada Aoun issues a decision to freeze all real estate and cars belonging to Banque du Liban chief Riad Salameh 2022-01-18 (January 18, 2022) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Not applicable
Bekaa Court Judge issues an arrest warrant for a cleric accused of rape of a minor 2022-01-15 (January 15, 2022) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) Local Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water decreases prices of gasoline, diesel and cooking gas 2022-01-14 (January 14, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water decreases prices of gasoline, diesel and cooking gas for the second time in a day 2022-01-14 (January 14, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Economy and Trade decreases per-gram price of bread 2022-01-14 (January 14, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 254 to establish the syndicate of Palestinian in Lebanon 2022-01-13 (January 13, 2022) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 256 to increase fines for noncompliance with COVID restrictions 2022-01-13 (January 13, 2022) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Security, Health National Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 263 to grant Lebanese journalists and photographers benefits mentioned in the Social Security Law in case of illness and maternity 2022-01-13 (January 13, 2022) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Health National Not applicable
President Michel Aoun opens an extraordinary session of Parliament from January 10 to March 21 2022-01-13 (January 13, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified State Institutions Appointments National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water increases prices of gasoline, diesel and cooking gas 2022-01-13 (January 13, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Ministry of Education and Higher Education establishes mechanisms to offer tuition support to private school students 2022-01-13 (January 13, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Education National Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 265 to allow distance learning in higher education if necessary 2022-01-13 (January 13, 2022) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Education National Not applicable
Ministry of Finance outlines tools to rely on to detect tax evasion 2022-01-13 (January 13, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Fiscal measures National Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 258 to cancel lump sum annual fee in light of the economic crisis and the need for social justice 2022-01-13 (January 13, 2022) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Fiscal measures National Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 267 to strengthen criminal penalties for attacks against doctors 2022-01-13 (January 13, 2022) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Health National Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 253 to establish a National Agency for Medicine to combat fraud and monopoly in the sector 2022-01-13 (January 13, 2022) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Health National Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 255 to include technical and professional trainings in the basic and secondary education curriculum 2022-01-13 (January 13, 2022) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Education National Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 259 to amend the Law on retirement conditions and pension for Beirut and Tripoli lawyers 2022-01-13 (January 13, 2022) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 268 to amend the Penal Code to foster people to provide first aid to a person 2022-01-13 (January 13, 2022) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Health National Not applicable
Ministry of Economy and Trade increases bread prices 2022-01-12 (January 12, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Internal Security Forces Cybercrime Bureau summons activist Doumit Azzi Draiby for alleged libel and defamation 2022-01-12 (January 12, 2022) Security bodies (Army, General Security, State Security…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Contested
Ministry of Energy and Water increases prices of gasoline, diesel and cooking gas 2022-01-11 (January 11, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Judge Ghada Aoun issues a travel ban against Banque du Liban chief Riad Salameh 2022-01-11 (January 11, 2022) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Not applicable
Parliamentary Finance and Budget Committee approves a draft law to lift banking secrecy from Banque du Liban's account 2022-01-10 (January 10, 2022) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Fiscal measures National Not applicable
Mount Lebanon Court Judge arrests a cleric for facilitating the sexual exploitation of a minor 2022-01-10 (January 10, 2022) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) Local Not applicable
President Michel Aoun sends amendments to the student dollar law back to Parliament 2022-01-07 (January 7, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Rejected Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Education International Contested
Lebanon and the World Food Organisation conclude an agreement to support farmers affected by the Covid-19 pandemic and the economic crisis 2022-01-06 (January 6, 2022) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministries of Finance, Agriculture and Public Health exempt raw materials that enter into the pharmaceutical industry from tax upon import 2022-01-06 (January 6, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Fiscal measures National Not applicable
Ministry of Interior specifies the paperwork needed, the deadlines and the fee to apply to run in the parliamentary elections 2022-01-05 (January 5, 2022) Lebanese Government Circulars Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water increases prices of gasoline, diesel and cooking gas 2022-01-04 (January 4, 2022) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Government schedules parliamentary elections for May 15, 2022 2021-12-29 (December 29, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Judge Faisal Makki seizes 34 properties owned by BLOM Bank as a temporary settlement of a fine that Makki ordered the bank to pay a depositor 2021-12-29 (December 29, 2021) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Fiscal measures Local Not applicable
Government promotes officers in the military 2021-12-29 (December 29, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Security, State Institutions Appointments National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water increases prices of gasoline and cooking gas 2021-12-28 (December 28, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Banque du Liban extends Circular 161 until January 31, 2022 2021-12-23 (December 23, 2021) Banque du Liban (BDL) Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 252 to grant Ogero an additional line of credit to prevent a gradual disruption of telecommunications and Internet 2021-12-23 (December 23, 2021) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Probe of Beirut port blast suspended for the fourth time over a lawsuit filed by ex-ministers Judge Bitar had summoned for interrogation 2021-12-23 (December 23, 2021) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Not applicable
Constitutional Council fails to reach unanimous decision on challenge to electoral law amendments 2021-12-21 (December 21, 2021) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water increases prices of gasoline and decreases prices of diesel 2021-12-21 (December 21, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
President Michel Aoun signs Law No. 251 to authorise the World Bank-funded Emergency Social Safety Net program, 9 months after the law was passed by the Parliament 2021-12-17 (December 17, 2021) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water increases prices of gasoline, diesel and cooking gas 2021-12-17 (December 17, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Internal Security Forces summon demonstrators who stormed into the Ministry of Social Affairs 2021-12-16 (December 16, 2021) Security bodies (Army, General Security, State Security…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Contested
General Security summons Lebanese social media influencer Toufic Braidi for allegedly insulting the president 2021-12-16 (December 16, 2021) Security bodies (Army, General Security, State Security…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Contested
Banque du Liban issues Circular 161 to allow holders of Lebanese dollars to exchange their money with fresh dollars at the Sayrafa rate in December as the central bank will supply banks with US dollar banknotes at the Sayrafa rate instead of Lebanese lira 2021-12-16 (December 16, 2021) Banque du Liban (BDL) Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water increases prices of gasoline, diesel and cooking gas 2021-12-14 (December 14, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Ministry of Energy and Water increases prices of gasoline, diesel and cooking gas 2021-12-10 (December 10, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Judge Bitar issues an arrest warrant for MP and former Finance Minister Ali Hassan Khalil for the second time in the Beirut port blast probe 2021-12-10 (December 10, 2021) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Not applicable
Banque du Liban allows commercial bank depositors to withdraw from their local dollar accounts at a rate of LL 8,000 to the dollar 2021-12-09 (December 9, 2021) Banque du Liban (BDL) Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Ministry of Labour allows Palestinians born in Lebanon, stateless residents of Lebanon and the children of Lebanese mothers and non-Lebanese fathers to work in trade-union regulated professions from which they had previously been barred 2021-12-08 (December 8, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Accepted
General Security frees US journalist Nada Homsi 2021-12-08 (December 8, 2021) Security bodies (Army, General Security, State Security…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water decreases prices of gasoline, diesel and cooking gas 2021-12-07 (December 7, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Appeals Court overturns a lawsuit filed by former minister Youssef Fenianos against Beirut port blast investigator Judge Bitar 2021-12-07 (December 7, 2021) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Not applicable
Parliament amends student dollar law to allow transfers for the current academic years and future years, but President Aoun withholds his signature 2021-12-07 (December 7, 2021) Lebanese Parliament Laws On Hold Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Education International Contested
Parliament rejects a draft Law to renew the lift on banking secrecy aimed at facilitating Banque du Liban audit 2021-12-07 (December 7, 2021) Lebanese Parliament Laws Rejected Fiscal measures National Not applicable
Parliament sends back to committee a draft Law to compensate victims of Akkar explosion 2021-12-07 (December 7, 2021) Lebanese Parliament Laws Rejected Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) Local Not applicable
Parliamentary Finance and Budget Committee and Parliamentary Administration and Justice Committee discuss and drop Capital Control Law proposal 2021-12-06 (December 6, 2021) Lebanese Parliament Laws Rejected Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Information Minister George Kordahi resigns 2021-12-03 (December 3, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified State Institutions Appointments National Not applicable
Ministry of Economy decreases per-gram price of bread 2021-12-03 (December 3, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water decreases prices of gasoline, diesel and cooking gas 2021-12-03 (December 3, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water sets new prices for gasoline, diesel and cooking gas 2021-11-30 (November 30, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Judicial decision rules in favour of depositors and holds banks responsible for not securing liquidity 2021-11-30 (November 30, 2021) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Military Court sentences journalist Radwan Mortada to 13 months in prison in absentia for allegedly insulting the military 2021-11-27 (November 27, 2021) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Contested
Lebanon and the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development conclude a grant agreement to contribute to the response plans for the Syrian refugee crisis in Lebanon 2021-11-26 (November 26, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water increases prices of gasoline, diesel and cooking gas 2021-11-26 (November 26, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Ministry of Tourism discourages promotion of Belarus as a travel destination to help "stop illegal immigration" 2021-11-25 (November 25, 2021) Lebanese Government Circulars Approved/ Ratified Security International Not applicable
Ministry of Economy and Trade increases bread prices 2021-11-25 (November 25, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Labour increases transportation allowance for private sector employees 2021-11-24 (November 24, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water increases prices of gasoline, diesel and cooking gas 2021-11-24 (November 24, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Military Court summons a civilian, Lebanese comedian Shaden Fakih, for allegedly humiliating and harming the reputation of Internal Security Forces 2021-11-24 (November 24, 2021) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Contested
Ministry of Energy and Water invites companies to participate in the second offshore licensing round in Lebanon and sets procedures 2021-11-23 (November 23, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Fiscal measures National Not applicable
Prime Minister Najib Mikati annouces bonuses and an increase in transportation allowance for public sector employees 2021-11-19 (November 19, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Military Court sentences five defendants in the Akkar explosion investigation 2021-11-19 (November 19, 2021) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water increases prices of gasoline, diesel and cooking gas 2021-11-19 (November 19, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Parliament passes Law No. 246 on fuel oil trade between Lebanon and Iraq 2021-11-18 (November 18, 2021) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) International Not applicable
Free Patriotic Movement files an appeal before the Constitutional Council to invalidate the amendments to the electoral law 2021-11-17 (November 17, 2021) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Laws Proposed/Discussed Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water slightly decreases gasoline prices, and increases diesel and cooking gas prices 2021-11-16 (November 16, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
General Security arrests US journalist Nada Homsi 2021-11-16 (November 16, 2021) Security bodies (Army, General Security, State Security…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Contested
Ministry of Public Health lifts partially subsidies on medications 2021-11-16 (November 16, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Health National Contested
Parliament passes Law No. 247 to offer tuition support to private school students and to allocate additional funds for public education 2021-11-12 (November 12, 2021) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Education National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water and the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development conclude a loan agreement to partially fund a project for drinking water and irrigation in the Denniyeh area 2021-11-12 (November 12, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) Local Not applicable
Parliament passes law No. 245 to open a LL 1,200 billion additional credit in the general budget for emergency and exceptional expenditures 2021-11-12 (November 12, 2021) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 248 to exempt tourism facilities from penalty for failing to pay taxes and fees by the due date 2021-11-12 (November 12, 2021) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Fiscal measures National Not applicable
Lebanon and Germany conclude a technical agreement to support employment, water resources management and schools 2021-11-12 (November 12, 2021) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water increases gasoline, diesel and cooking gas prices for the second time in 48 hours 2021-11-12 (November 12, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Parliamentary Finance and Budget Committee approves compensation for wheat and barley farmers to recover from damages that have affected their yield 2021-11-11 (November 11, 2021) Lebanese Parliament Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Economy and Trade increases bread prices 2021-11-11 (November 11, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ras Baalbeck municipality sets curfew and daily wage cap for Syrian workers, and wage cap for domestic workers 2021-11-11 (November 11, 2021) Municipalities Circulars Approved/ Ratified Security Local Contested
Banque du Liban announces to fuel distributors that it will now subsidize only 90 percent of fuel costs 2021-11-10 (November 10, 2021) Banque du Liban (BDL) Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Ministry of Energy and Water increases prices of gasoline, diesel and cooking gas 2021-11-10 (November 10, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Government transfers credit from the general budget reserve to the Ministry of Public Works and Transport to pay overtime and night shifts to civil aviation staff 2021-11-09 (November 9, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Agriculture bans the import of plant seeds treated with thiram pesticide because of public safety concerns 2021-11-07 (November 7, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Environment National Not applicable
Probe of Beirut port blast suspended for the third time pending a new complaint filed at the Court of Appeals against Judge Bitar 2021-11-04 (November 4, 2021) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Contested
Lebanon and Armenia conclude a military cooperation agreement 2021-11-04 (November 4, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Security International Not applicable
Ministry of Economy and Trade increases bread prices 2021-11-03 (November 3, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water increases prices of gasoline, diesel and cooking gas 2021-11-03 (November 3, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Parliament passes Law No. 8 to move up 2022 legislative elections from May 8 to March 27 and to have expat voters cast their ballot in the constituency they are registered in in Lebanon despite President Aoun's refusal to sign it 2021-11-03 (November 3, 2021) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Telecommunications raises the price of international calls without raising the cost of local and international calls via WhatsApp, FaceTime, IMO, BOTIM, Viber and other means of communication over the internet 2021-11-01 (November 1, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Parliament approves a bill that excludes children whose mothers are Lebanese but whose fathers are not from a bill to support families in paying the fees of students in primary and secondary level private schools 2021-10-29 (October 29, 2021) Lebanese Parliament Laws Proposed/Discussed Education National Contested
Government opens a credit of LL 50 billion to complete the payment of compensation to those affected by Beirut port blast 2021-10-29 (October 29, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) Local Not applicable
Ministry of Telecommunications gives Ogero a treasury advance of L.L. 40 billion to secure fuel to ensure telecom services 2021-10-29 (October 29, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Military court investigation into the Tayyouneh clashes suspended pending a lawsuit filed by detainees in the case 2021-10-28 (October 28, 2021) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Not applicable
Government transfers credit from the general budget reserve to the budget of the Army to pay salaries to the soldiers until the end of the year 2021-10-28 (October 28, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Security National Not applicable
Government transfers credit from the general budget reserve to the budget of the Army to secure food for the soldiers 2021-10-28 (October 28, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Security National Not applicable
Banque du Liban issues Circular 160 that allows banks to impose fees and commissions for administrative operations and services they carry out 2021-10-27 (October 27, 2021) Banque du Liban (BDL) Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Judge Akiki charges 68 people with murder and sedition in relation to the Tayyouneh shootings 2021-10-25 (October 25, 2021) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Not applicable
The Military Court issues a search and investigation warrant against former MP Khaled Daher, at whose home heavy weapons were found 2021-10-23 (October 23, 2021) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Not applicable
President Michel Aoun declines to ratify Parliament's decision to move up 2022 legislative elections 2021-10-22 (October 22, 2021) Lebanese Government Laws Rejected Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Industry monitors the use of chemical products in factories to avoid incidents such as explosions and fires 2021-10-21 (October 21, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Security National Not applicable
Ministry Of Energy and Water raises gasoline prices by 25% and diesel prices by 15% 2021-10-20 (October 20, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Parliament agrees to move up 2022 legislative elections from May 8 to March 27 and to have expat voters cast their ballot in the constituency they are registered in in Lebanon 2021-10-20 (October 20, 2021) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Government extends the general mobilisation to contend Covid-19 spread till December 31, 2021 2021-10-19 (October 19, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Health National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water hikes cooking gas price 2021-10-15 (October 15, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Court of Cassation dismisses requests to remove Beirut port blast investigator Judge Bitar 2021-10-14 (October 14, 2021) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Not applicable
Probe of Beirut port blast suspended for the second time pending new complaints filed at the Court of Cassation against Judge Bitar 2021-10-12 (October 12, 2021) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Contested
Judge Bitar issues an arrest warrant for MP and former Finance Minister Ali Hassan Khalil after he failed to show up for questioning in the Beirut port blast probe 2021-10-12 (October 12, 2021) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Not applicable
Parliamentary Finance and Budget Committee approves a proposed law to lift banking secrecy for all public employees 2021-10-11 (October 11, 2021) Lebanese Parliament Laws Proposed/Discussed Fiscal measures National Not applicable
Court of Cassation dismisses complaints filed against Beirut port blast investigator Judge Bitar 2021-10-11 (October 11, 2021) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Not applicable
Parliamentary Health Committee submits a draft law that regulates the import, storage, monitoring and pricing of medicines, encourages the national pharmaceutical industry, establishes a central laboratory, and prevents monopoly 2021-10-11 (October 11, 2021) Lebanese Parliament Laws Proposed/Discussed Health National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water increases prices of diesel and cooking gas 2021-10-11 (October 11, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Ministry of Justice transfers the investigation into the Akkar explosion to the Court of Justice 2021-10-08 (October 8, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Security National Not applicable
Ministry of Economy and Trade shortens the deadline set for private electric generators' owners to install energy consumption meters for their subscribers 2021-10-07 (October 7, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Economy and Trade hikes bread and flour prices 2021-10-06 (October 6, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Labor reminds that preference should be given to Lebanese workers to be employed in public administrations, institutions, municipalities and banks 2021-10-04 (October 4, 2021) Lebanese Government Circulars Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Beirut Court of Appeals rejects two lawsuits requesting Judge Bitar's dismissal in the Beirut port blast probe 2021-10-04 (October 4, 2021) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Not applicable
Prime minister and ministers of Social Affairs and Economy and Trade sign an agreement on the mechanism and criteria for implementing the ration card 2021-09-30 (September 30, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Agriculture allows the import of fruit and vegetable packed in polystyrene containers in view of the Lebanese market's need for some types of vegetables and fruits 2021-09-29 (September 29, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Banque du Liban issues Circular 597 to amend and clarify Circular 158 on Exceptional measures for the gradual withdrawal of deposits in foreign currencies 2021-09-29 (September 29, 2021) Banque du Liban (BDL) Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Cabinet decides to borrow $100 million from BDL to buy fuel for Lebanon’s electricity grid 2021-09-29 (September 29, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Agriculture regulates the import of fruit and vegetable to protect the national production 2021-09-29 (September 29, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water slightly increases prices of gasoline and diesel 2021-09-29 (September 29, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Banque du Liban issues Circular 596 to extend the LL3,900 withdrawal rate for so-called lollars stuck in banks until January 31, 2022 2021-09-29 (September 29, 2021) Banque du Liban (BDL) Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Ministry Of Energy and Water raises the price of a 10kg gas bottle by 3% 2021-09-28 (September 28, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Probe of Beirut port blast suspended pending a dismissal case filed at the Court of Cassation against Judge Bitar 2021-09-27 (September 27, 2021) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Contested
Ministry Of Energy and Water raises gasoline prices by 15% and ends fuel subsidy 2021-09-22 (September 22, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Ministry Of Energy and Water raises the price of a 10kg gas bottle by 52% 2021-09-22 (September 22, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Banque du Liban issues Circular 595 on Capital Adequacy Regulatory Framework for banks operating in Lebanon 2021-09-21 (September 21, 2021) Banque du Liban (BDL) Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry Of Energy and Water raises gasoline prices by more than 37% in a partial reduction of fuel subsidies 2021-09-17 (September 17, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Judge Bitar issues an arrest warrant for former public works minister Youssef Finianos after he failed to show up for questioning in the Beirut port blast probe 2021-09-16 (September 16, 2021) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Not applicable
Government transfers credit from the general budget reserve to the Ministry of Finance to appoint customs officers trainees 2021-09-10 (September 10, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified State Institutions Appointments National Not applicable
Lebanon and Brasil conclude a defence cooperation agreement 2021-09-10 (September 10, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Security International Not applicable
Lebanon forms a new government: President Michel Aoun and Prime Minister Najib Mikati signed a decree appointing the 24-member Cabinet 2021-09-10 (September 10, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified State Institutions Appointments National Not applicable
Government agrees to join the Agreement on Privileges and Immunities of the International Atomic Energy Agency 2021-09-10 (September 10, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Security International Not applicable
The Appeal Public Prosecutor in the South charges the owner of the “New Pharm” pharmacies with the crime of monopolizing subsidized medicines and storing them 2021-09-09 (September 9, 2021) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security Local Not applicable
Ministry of Labour increases daily transport allowance for private sector employees 2021-09-08 (September 8, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Government gives the High Relief Committee a treasury advance of L.L. 2 billion for the Ministry of Agriculture to purchase pesticides, traps and pheromones to control insect-pests on wild pines and oaks 2021-09-06 (September 6, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Environment National Not applicable
Judge Bitar issues an arrest warrant for former port operations director Sami El Hussein in the Beirut port blast probe 2021-09-06 (September 6, 2021) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Not applicable
Government transfers credit from the general budget reserve to the Ministry of Finance to secure wages for customs officers trainees 2021-09-06 (September 6, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Economy and Trade compels private electric generators' owners to install energy consumption meters for their subscribers 2021-09-02 (September 2, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Government resumes the forensic audit of Banque du Liban 2021-09-01 (September 1, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Judge Bitar issues an arrest warrant for former member of the Higher Council of Customs Hani Al-Hajj Shehadeh in the Beirut port blast probe 2021-08-31 (August 31, 2021) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Not applicable
Ministry of Telecommunications gives Ogero a treasury advance of L.L. 20 billion to secure fuel and basic supplies for operation and maintenance till the end of September 2021 2021-08-30 (August 30, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Government increases daily temporary transport allowance for public sector employees 2021-08-26 (August 26, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Banque du Liban issues Circular 593 on foreign exchange transactions to import goods 2021-08-26 (August 26, 2021) Banque du Liban (BDL) Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Judge Aqiqi accuses three people in the Akkar explosion investigation 2021-08-26 (August 26, 2021) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Not applicable
Ministry of Finance allows the allocation of funds to the National Commission for the Missing and Forcibly Disappeared 2021-08-26 (August 26, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Government grants the Ministry of Finance a treasury advance of 600 billion LBP to be cashed to all public servants and retired public servants in the form of urgent social assistance 2021-08-25 (August 25, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Government entrusts the military and security forces and the municipal police to monitor energy resources and organize their distribution, and to close warehouse illegally storing fuel 2021-08-24 (August 24, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Security National Not applicable
Ministry Of Energy and Water raises gasoline prices by 66% in a partial reduction of fuel subsidies 2021-08-22 (August 22, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Ministry Of Energy and Water raises the price of a 10kg gas bottle by 54% 2021-08-22 (August 22, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Banque du Liban issues Circular 159 on exceptional restrictions relating to some banking operations 2021-08-17 (August 17, 2021) Banque du Liban (BDL) Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Judge Safa orders to deliver 10 thousand liters of fuel confiscated by the authorities to public hospitals at the subsidized price 2021-08-17 (August 17, 2021) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) Local Not applicable
Government gives education grants for the 2020-2021 academic year for workers and employees' children 2021-08-13 (August 13, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Education National Not applicable
Banque du Liban announces the lifting of subsidies on fuel 2021-08-11 (August 11, 2021) Banque du Liban (BDL) Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Banque du Liban issues Circular 592 to amend and clarify Circular 158 on Exceptional measures for the gradual withdrawal of deposits in foreign currencies 2021-08-05 (August 5, 2021) Banque du Liban (BDL) Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Finance determines the basis for settling the fines imposed under tax laws for violations that occurred between Augut 1st, 2019 and August 5th, 2021 2021-08-05 (August 5, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Fiscal measures National Not applicable
Government transfers credit from the general budget reserve to the Ministry of Public Health for the Emile Bitar Governmental Hospital in Batroun 2021-08-05 (August 5, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Health Local Not applicable
Ministry of Economy and Trade compels employees working in the wholesale or retail sale of goods to be vaccinated against COVID-19 2021-08-03 (August 3, 2021) Lebanese Government Circulars Approved/ Ratified Health National Not applicable
Ministry of Youth and Sports launches the Lebanese Youth Parliament and sets the related structures and procedures 2021-08-02 (August 2, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Education and Higher Education cancels the brevet official exams for the year 2020-2021 as participation of teachers in the exams is not guaranteed 2021-07-28 (July 28, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Education National Not applicable
Ministry of Finance sets the selling prices of Lebanese tobacco 2021-07-28 (July 28, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Labour establishes the Syndicate of Traders of Equipment, Machines, and Medical and Laboratory Materials in Lebanon 2021-07-27 (July 27, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Lebanon and the World Bank conclude a $246 million loan agreement to implement the Emergency Social Safety Net cash assistance program in response to the Covid-19 pandemic and the economic crisis 2021-07-23 (July 23, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Government gives the High Relief Committee a treasury advance of L.L. 75 billion to implement a social plan that targets poor families that were particularly affected by Covid-19 containment measures 2021-07-23 (July 23, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Public Works and Transport and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development conclude an amended loan agreement and an amended executive agreement for the Roads and Employment Project 2021-07-23 (July 23, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Interior and Municipalities distributes independent municipal fund proceeds for 2019 to Lebanese municipalities 2021-07-23 (July 23, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) Local Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 242 to promote colonels in the Army 2021-07-22 (July 22, 2021) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Security, State Institutions Appointments National Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 244 on Public Procurement 2021-07-19 (July 19, 2021) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 233 to amend and improve the Right to Access Information Law that aims at fighting corruption 2021-07-16 (July 16, 2021) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Security National Not applicable
Ministry of Public Health lifts partially subsidies on medications 2021-07-16 (July 16, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Health National Contested
Parliament passes Law No. 228 to extend National Defense Law provisions to the Lebanese airspace and maritime areas legally defined in 2011 2021-07-16 (July 16, 2021) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Security National Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 234 to grant health and hospital workers who died of Covid-19 a legal standing equivalent to Lebanese army soldiers killed in the line of duty (including pensions, compensation and benefits for their families) 2021-07-16 (July 16, 2021) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 237 to suspend legal, judicial and contractual deadlines, and debt installments 2021-07-16 (July 16, 2021) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Fiscal measures National Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 235 to calculate the hours of contractors in the educational sector in light of the Covid-19 pandemic according to the hours stipulated in the contracts 2021-07-16 (July 16, 2021) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 220 to settle ranks of customs officers 2021-07-16 (July 16, 2021) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified State Institutions Appointments National Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 240 to subject all recipients of government subsidies on goods bought in US dollars to external criminal scrutiny in order to fight corruption 2021-07-16 (July 16, 2021) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Security National Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 243 to extend lease contracts concluded before July 1992 for non-residential buildings 2021-07-16 (July 16, 2021) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Parliament passes law No. 230 to approve the electronic ration card and to open an exceptional additional credit for its financing 2021-07-16 (July 16, 2021) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 239 to add provisions to the Law on the Protection of areas affected by Beirut Port’s blast to exempt those who suffered damage in the blast from the payment of any judicial fees in any judicial procedure linked with the blast 2021-07-16 (July 16, 2021) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) Local Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 223 to approve an agreement between the Lebanese Republic and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development regarding the cooperation and activities of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in Lebanon 2021-07-16 (July 16, 2021) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 241 to exempt public vehicles designated for external transport from mechanic fees for a period of one year 2021-07-16 (July 16, 2021) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Fiscal measures National Not applicable
Government transfers credit from the general budget reserve to the Ministry of Finance for Geitaoui Hospital 2021-07-15 (July 15, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Health Local Not applicable
Ministry of Interior and Municipalities distributes funds for treatment in private and governmental institutions and hospitals of internal security forces members 2021-07-15 (July 15, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Health National Not applicable
Government gives the High Relief Committee a treasury advance of 15 billion LBP to cover the expenses incurred by the repercussions of the recent events in the city of Tripoli. 2021-07-09 (July 9, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) Local Not applicable
Ministry Of Energy and Water raises gasoline prices by 15% 2021-07-01 (July 1, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Ministry Of Energy and Water raises the price of a 10kg gas bottle by 32% 2021-06-29 (June 29, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Ministry Of Energy and Water raises gasoline prices by 35% 2021-06-29 (June 29, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Government gives the High Relief Committee a treasury advance of L.L. 1,5 billion for the Ministry of Agriculture to purchase pesticides to control desert locusts 2021-06-22 (June 22, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Environment Local Not applicable
Banque du Liban issues Circular 587 to compel exchange offices to specify their daily opening and closing cash balances in local and foreign currencies on the electronic platform for exchange operations 2021-06-21 (June 21, 2021) Banque du Liban (BDL) Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Banque du Liban issues Circular 588 that allows every Lebanese to have access to an electronic wallet 2021-06-21 (June 21, 2021) Banque du Liban (BDL) Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Education and Higher Education decrees exceptional measures to organise the 2021 brevet official exams 2021-06-18 (June 18, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Education National Not applicable
Ministry of Agriculture increases the per-kilo price of fresh milk sold from dairy farms 2021-06-16 (June 16, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Banque du Liban issues Circular 158 to allow depositors to withdraw their dollars at Sayrafa platform's exchange rate 2021-06-08 (June 8, 2021) Banque du Liban (BDL) Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Banque du Liban reduces compulsory reserve requirements from 15% to 14% 2021-06-08 (June 8, 2021) Banque du Liban (BDL) Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Environment identifies a new protected natural site in Ejdabrine 2021-06-04 (June 4, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Environment Local Not applicable
Banque du Liban announces that Circular 151 that allows depositors to withdraw from their local dollar accounts at a rate of LL3,900 will remain in force 2021-06-03 (June 3, 2021) Banque du Liban (BDL) Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Banque du Liban suspends Circular 151 that allows depositors to withdraw from their local dollar accounts at a rate of LL3,900 2021-06-02 (June 2, 2021) Banque du Liban (BDL) Resolutions Abolished Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
State Shura Council suspends Banque du Liban Circular 151 that allows depositors to withdraw from their local dollar accounts at a rate of LL3,900 2021-05-31 (May 31, 2021) State Council Judicial Decisions On Hold Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Banque du Liban secures funding for the import of industrial raw materials 2021-05-28 (May 28, 2021) Banque du Liban (BDL) Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Industry limits cement export due to the scarcity of cement on the Lebanese market 2021-05-18 (May 18, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry Of Energy and Water sets new prices for domestic and industrial metal gas bottles 2021-05-11 (May 11, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Government transfers credit from the general budget reserve to the Ministry of Youth and Sport to pay salaries and compensation for employees and contract workers at the General Organisation for Sports, Youth and Scouts facilities 2021-05-11 (May 11, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Education and Higher Education and Qatar Fund for Development sign an agreement that grants around 10 millions dollars to a Lebanese ONG to reconstruct and rehabilitate educational buildings damaged in the Beirut port Blast 2021-05-11 (May 11, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Education Local Not applicable
Banque du Liban issues Circular 582 to remove from several circulars references to the exchange rate on the electronic trading platform and to adopt instead the exchange rate of LBP 3,900 per US dollar 2021-05-10 (May 10, 2021) Banque du Liban (BDL) Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Banque du Liban issues Circular 157 to launch the second version of Sayrafa platform for banks and money changers 2021-05-10 (May 10, 2021) Banque du Liban (BDL) Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Banque du Liban issues Circular 583 on purchase and sale of foreign currencies by exchange bureaus 2021-05-10 (May 10, 2021) Banque du Liban (BDL) Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Culture adds a building to the general inventory of historical buildings 2021-05-06 (May 6, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Culture Local Not applicable
Constitutional council repeals Law No. 215 that grants the Lebanese Electricity Corporation a treasury advance to pay deficits in fuel purchase 2021-05-04 (May 4, 2021) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Laws Abolished Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Government transfers credit from the general budget reserve to the Prime Ministry to fund the National Commission for Lebanese Women 2021-04-28 (April 28, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants and Germany conclude a technical agreement to support vocational training, development of Northern Lebanon, employment, and water resources management 2021-04-16 (April 16, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants and Germany conclude a technical agreement to support vocational training, employment, and water resources management 2021-04-16 (April 16, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 215 that grants the Lebanese Electricity Corporation a treasury advance to pay deficits in fuel purchase 2021-04-15 (April 15, 2021) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 219 to approve the $246 million World Bank Emergency Social Safety Net cash assistance program in response to the Covid-19 pandemic and the economic crisis 2021-04-15 (April 15, 2021) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Agriculture allows the import of fruit and vegetable packed in polystyrene containers in view of the Lebanese market's need for some types of vegetables and fruits 2021-04-08 (April 8, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 214 that regulates operations to recover assets resulting from corruption crimes 2021-04-08 (April 8, 2021) Lebanese Government Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Tourism sets the percentage of revenues and incomes to be dedicated to investments in the touristic sector 2021-04-01 (April 1, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Interior and Municipalities grants L.L. 17 billion financial incentives to twelve municipalities surrounding Abey landfill 2021-04-01 (April 1, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) Local Not applicable
Government extends the general mobilisation to contain Covid-19 spread till September 30, 2021 2021-04-01 (April 1, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Health National Not applicable
Ministry of Agriculture increases the per-kilo price of fresh milk sold from dairy farms 2021-03-29 (March 29, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Agriculture bans the export of banana due to the increase in banana price on the Lebanese market 2021-03-28 (March 28, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Government sets work rotations with at least 50% of employees in public administrations, public institutions, and municipalities in the light of the last Covid-19 developments 2021-03-26 (March 26, 2021) Lebanese Government Circulars Approved/ Ratified Health National Not applicable
Government transfers credit from the general budget reserve to the Ministry of Public Health to buy Covid-19 vaccines 2021-03-26 (March 26, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Health National Not applicable
Government transfers credit from the general budget reserve to the Ministry of Public Health to pay the amount due to 61 health inspectors 2021-03-25 (March 25, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Health National Not applicable
Government transfers credit from the general budget reserve to the Ministry of Public Health to renew work contracts of 29 health inspectors 2021-03-25 (March 25, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Health National Not applicable
Banque du Liban issues Circular 581 on cash withdrawals in foreign currency 2021-03-24 (March 24, 2021) Banque du Liban (BDL) Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Government transfers credit from the general budget reserve to the Ministry of Justice for the Qadisha Electricity Company 2021-03-18 (March 18, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) Local Not applicable
Government transfers credit from the general budget reserve to the Ministry of Justice for Electricite du Liban 2021-03-18 (March 18, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Labour establishes the Syndicate of Northern sworn experts in Lebanon 2021-03-18 (March 18, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) Local Not applicable
Ministry of Culture loans three artifacts to Beirut Arab University 2021-03-12 (March 12, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Culture Local Not applicable
Lebanon and the French Development Agency conclude a loan agreement to fund a sanitation project in Wadi Qadisha 2021-03-05 (March 5, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) Local Not applicable
Ministry of Industry regulates the subvention of the import of industrial raw materials and industrial equipment 2021-03-04 (March 4, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Government gives the High Relief Committee a treasury advance of L.L. 50 billion to implement a social plan that targets poor families that were particularly affected by Covid-19 containment measures 2021-03-02 (March 2, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Economy and Trade to reopen the commercial sector as of March 1st, 2021 2021-02-25 (February 25, 2021) Lebanese Government Circulars Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Banque du Liban issues Circular 580 on bank exemptions from mandatory reserves 2021-02-25 (February 25, 2021) Banque du Liban (BDL) Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Economy and Trade compels supermarkets, mini-markets and grocery stores to use an online platform to monitor the number of customers inside the shop as part of Covid-19 containment measures 2021-02-23 (February 23, 2021) Lebanese Government Circulars Approved/ Ratified Health National Not applicable
Ministry of Environment regulates the importation of paper and cardboard wastes from the European Union state members 2021-02-22 (February 22, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Environment International Not applicable
Lebanon’s Higher Judicial Council names Judge Tarek Bitar lead investigator in the Beirut port blast probe 2021-02-20 (February 20, 2021) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA State Institutions Appointments National Not applicable
Court of Cassation removes the lead investigator in the Beirut port blast probe Judge Fadi Sawwan 2021-02-18 (February 18, 2021) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA State Institutions Appointments National Contested
Ministry of Finance sets new taxes and fees to protect national production 2021-02-11 (February 11, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Fiscal measures National Accepted
Ministry of Finance exempts Covid-19 vaccines and other Covid 19-related imports from custom fees 2021-02-10 (February 10, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Health National Not applicable
Ministry of Finance regulates tax exemptions on donations, damaged assets, victims legacies, and destroyed and damaged buildings in link with Beirut port blast 2021-02-08 (February 8, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Fiscal measures Local Not applicable
Ministry of Interior and Municipalities exempts vehicles partially or completely damaged as a result of the Beirut port blast from traffic and registration fees 2021-02-02 (February 2, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Fiscal measures Local Not applicable
Banque du Liban issues circular 579 on monitoring of deposits and transfers in foreign currency 2021-01-29 (January 29, 2021) Banque du Liban (BDL) Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Environment sets conditions to benefit from tax reduction on activities protecting the environment 2021-01-28 (January 28, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Environment National Not applicable
Ministry of Interior and Municipalities exempts those affected by Beirut port blast from fees for rehabilitation permit 2021-01-27 (January 27, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Fiscal measures Local Not applicable
Government gives the High Relief Committee a treasury advance of L.L. 50 billion to pay compensations to those affected by Beirut port blast 2021-01-22 (January 22, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) Local Not applicable
Lebanon and the European Union sign an agreement to fund a decentralised waste management programme 2021-01-21 (January 21, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Environment National Not applicable
Ministry Of Energy and Water sets new prices for domestic and industrial metal gas bottles 2021-01-20 (January 20, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Agriculture regulates the import of Egyptian potatoes to protect the national production 2021-01-20 (January 20, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants and Germany conclude a financial agreement of EUR 35 million to support school building and water and sanitation programmes in Lebanon 2021-01-19 (January 19, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Energy and Water and Germany conclude a financial agreement of EUR 13 million to support Water and Sanitation Programs 2021-01-19 (January 19, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 211 to regulate the new use of medicinal products to face the Covid-19 pandemic 2021-01-16 (January 16, 2021) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Health National Not applicable
Government transfers credit from the general budget reserve to the Ministry of Public Health to buy vaccines 2021-01-15 (January 15, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Health National Not applicable
Lebanon and China conclude a financial and technical agreement of USD 7,5 million to fund humanitarian aid projects or other project. 2021-01-12 (January 12, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Agriculture regulates the export of citrus fruits due to the increase in citrus fruits price on the Lebanese market 2021-01-12 (January 12, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Government accepts a private grant to assist and transport needy Lebanese students abroad who suffer from measures enforced to contain the Covid-19 pandemic 2021-01-12 (January 12, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Education International Not applicable
Ministry of Telecommunications raises the price of international calls 2021-01-12 (January 12, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Government gives the High Relief Committee a treasury advance of L.L. 75 billion to implement a social plan that targets poor families that were particularly affected by Covid-19 containment measures 2021-01-07 (January 7, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Government announces a new lockdown from January 7th to February 1st to contain the Covid-19 spread 2021-01-05 (January 5, 2021) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Health National Not applicable
Ministry of Tourism signs the Framework Convention on Tourism Ethics 2021-01-05 (January 5, 2021) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Culture International Not applicable
Government extends the general mobilisation to contend Covid-19 spread till March 31, 2021 2020-12-31 (December 31, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Health National Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 205 to criminalize sexual harassment and for the rehabilitation of its victims 2020-12-30 (December 30, 2020) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Accepted
Parliament passes Law No. 208 to exempt private, public and rental vehicles and motorcycles from annual circulation tax 2020-12-30 (December 30, 2020) Lebanese Government Laws Approved/ Ratified Fiscal measures National Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 206 that retroactively exempts the cars that became out of service as a result of the Zionist aggression against Lebanon in July 2006 from taxes 2020-12-30 (December 30, 2020) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Fiscal measures National Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 202 to make Mount Hermon a nature reserve 2020-12-30 (December 30, 2020) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Environment Local Accepted
Parliament passes Law No. 207 to amend the Pharmacy Practice Act to approve generic medicines 2020-12-30 (December 30, 2020) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Health National Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 204 to amend the Law on the Protection of women and other family members from domestic violence 2020-12-30 (December 30, 2020) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 210 to protect the funds of the National Social Security Fund and the benefits of the insured 2020-12-30 (December 30, 2020) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 198 to extend the operating contract between Electricité du Liban and the private company Electricité de Zahle 2020-12-29 (December 29, 2020) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 200 to lift banking secrecy on public accounts for one year 2020-12-29 (December 29, 2020) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Fiscal measures National Not applicable
Government transfers credit from the general budget reserve to the Ministry of Public Health to buy Covid-19 vaccines 2020-12-23 (December 23, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Health National Not applicable
Ministry of Labor establishes the Syndicate of Owners of Cleaning Services Companies 2020-12-21 (December 21, 2020) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Probe of Beirut port blast suspended after two former ministers requested that the Court of Cassation transfer the case to another judge 2020-12-17 (December 17, 2020) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Not applicable
Ministry of Finance exempts electric and hybrid cars, electric bicycles, ambulances, firefighting and civil defense vehicles from a 3% fee 2020-12-17 (December 17, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Fiscal measures National Not applicable
Government transfers credit from the general budget reserve to the Ministry of National Defense to pay tuitions of military retirees' children 2020-12-14 (December 14, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Education National Not applicable
Banque du Liban issues Circular 155 on transfers to Lebanese students studying abroad 2020-12-09 (December 9, 2020) Banque du Liban (BDL) Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Government transfers credit from the general budget reserve to the Ministry of Finance to pay tuitions of customs officers' children 2020-12-08 (December 8, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Education National Not applicable
Ministry of Interior and Municipalities distributes credits allocated for the treatment in private and governmental institutions and hospitals within the budget of the Internal Security Forces and prisons 2020-12-03 (December 3, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Health National Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 196 to grant compensation and pension to victims’ families of the Beirut Port blast and to grants Social Security benefits to those who were disabled due to the blast 2020-12-03 (December 3, 2020) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Government transfers credit from the general budget reserve to the Ministry of National Defense to pay military forces 2020-12-03 (December 3, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Security National Not applicable
Government opens an exceptional credit to pay compensation to those affected by Beirut Port blast 2020-12-03 (December 3, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Government transfers credit from the general budget reserve to the Ministry of Public Health for hospitalisation expenses in the public and private sectors​ 2020-12-03 (December 3, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Health National Not applicable
Government transfers credit from the general budget reserve to the Ministry of Public Health for three governmental hospitals 2020-11-26 (November 26, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Health National Not applicable
Government transfers credit from the general budget reserve to the Ministry of Social Affairs for funding social projects 2020-11-26 (November 26, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Government transfers credit from the general budget reserve to the Ministry of Social Affairs for funding social and health projects 2020-11-26 (November 26, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Health National Not applicable
Government transfers credit from the general budget reserve to the Prime Ministry to contribute to the operation of the Ghosta plant for sorting and treating household solid waste 2020-11-26 (November 26, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Environment Local Not applicable
Government transfers credit from the general budget reserve to the Ministry of Youth and Sport to pay salaries for employees at the General Organisation for Sports, Youth and Scouts facilities 2020-11-19 (November 19, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Government gives the Ministry of National Defense a treasury advance of 1,2 billion LBP to conduct a comprehensive field survey of all sites of crushers, quarries and sand pits 2020-11-19 (November 19, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Security National Not applicable
Government transfers credit from the general budget reserve to the Ministry of Public Health for seven governmental hospitals 2020-11-19 (November 19, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Health National Not applicable
Government transfers credit from the general budget reserve to the Ministry of Public Health for the Emile Bitar Governmental Hospital in Batroun 2020-11-19 (November 19, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Health Local Not applicable
Government transfers credit from the general budget reserve to the Ministry of Finance to pay contract workers involved in the UNDP programme 2020-11-13 (November 13, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Government transfers credit from the general budget reserve to the Ministry of Economy and Trade to pay contract workers involved in the UNDP programme 2020-11-13 (November 13, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Interior and Municipalities establishes a mutual institution for General Security directorate 2020-11-05 (November 5, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...), Security National Not applicable
Ministry of Interior and Municipalities distributes credits for treatment expenses of General Security directorate 2020-11-05 (November 5, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Security, Health National Not applicable
Ministry of Education and Higher Education cancels exams for technical schools for the year 2019-2020 2020-11-05 (November 5, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Education National Not applicable
Ministry of Education and Higher Education cancels the brevet and baccalaureate official exams for the year 2019-2020 2020-11-05 (November 5, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Education National Not applicable
Ministry of Finance exempts donations and foreign aid received to overcome Beirut port blast from all fees and from VAT 2020-10-29 (October 29, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Fiscal measures Local Not applicable
Ministry of Finance amends custom duties to protect national production 2020-10-29 (October 29, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Fiscal measures National Not applicable
Ministry of Interior and Municipalities distributes independent municipal fund proceeds for 2018 to Lebanese municipalities 2020-10-29 (October 29, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) Local Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 193 to allow transfer up to US 10,000 at the official rate to Lebanese studying abroad for the year 2020-2021 2020-10-22 (October 22, 2020) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...), Education International Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 194 to protect the areas affected by Beirut Port’s blast and to support their reconstruction 2020-10-22 (October 22, 2020) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) Local Not applicable
Parliament passes Law No. 189 on declaration of assets and other interests and the repression of illicit enrichment 2020-10-22 (October 22, 2020) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Government fights fuel hoarding 2020-10-15 (October 15, 2020) Lebanese Government Circulars Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Accepted
Ministry of Economy and Trade sets price ceilings for meat, chicken and eggs 2020-10-15 (October 15, 2020) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Finance exempts donations and foreign aid received to overcome Beirut port blast from all fees and from VAT 2020-10-15 (October 15, 2020) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Fiscal measures Local Not applicable
Ministry of Industry regulates the subvention of the import of industrial raw materials 2020-10-15 (October 15, 2020) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Economy and Trade sets price ceiling for meat, chicken, eggs and milk 2020-10-15 (October 15, 2020) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Banque du Liban extends Circular 151 until March 31, 2021 2020-10-09 (October 9, 2020) Banque du Liban (BDL) Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Ministry of Culture adds a building to the general inventory of historical buildings 2020-09-30 (September 30, 2020) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Culture Local Not applicable
Ministry of Information allows media students to train at Radio Beirut, National News Agency and at the directorate of studies 2020-09-17 (September 17, 2020) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Education National Not applicable
Lebanon has approved a new work contract allowing foreign domestic workers to resign and keep hold of their own passport 2020-09-13 (September 13, 2020) Lebanese Government Laws Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Accepted
Judge Fadi Sawan issues four arrest warrants for the head of the intelligence department at the port Antoine Salloum, a major in the State Security Joseph al-Naddaf, and two majors in the General Security Charbel Fawaz and Daoud Fayad 2020-09-01 (September 1, 2020) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Not applicable
Judge Fadi Sawan issued two arrest warrants for Director General of Maritime Transport Abdel Hafeez Kayssi and head of administration at the port Mohammad Al Mawla 2020-08-31 (August 31, 2020) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Not applicable
Banque du Liban asks banks to recapitalize 2020-08-27 (August 27, 2020) Banque du Liban (BDL) Decrees Approved/ Ratified Fiscal measures National Not applicable
Banque du Liban issues Circular 154 to demand bank customers who have transferred money abroad since July 2017 to partially return the funds to Lebanese banks 2020-08-27 (August 27, 2020) Banque du Liban (BDL) Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Lebanon’s Interior Ministry relaxes coronavirus lockdown measures 2020-08-27 (August 27, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Security National Not applicable
Judge Fadi Sawan issues arrest warrants for three Beirut port employees 2020-08-25 (August 25, 2020) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Not applicable
Judge Fadi Sawwan issues two arrest warrants for Beirut port authority's director Hanna Fares and an engineer contracted for maintenance work at warehouse 12 as part of the Beirut port explosion investigation 2020-08-21 (August 21, 2020) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Not applicable
Lebanon to go under full two-week lockdown: Interior Ministry 2020-08-21 (August 21, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Security National Not applicable
Judge Fadi Sawan, Judicial Investigator in the Beirut port explosion, issues two arrests warrants for Brax and Gerges 2020-08-19 (August 19, 2020) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Approved/ Ratified Security National Not applicable
Judge Fadi Sawan issues arrest warrant for Hasan Qoraitem as part of the on-going investigation into the Beirut port explosion 2020-08-18 (August 18, 2020) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Approved/ Ratified Security Local Not applicable
High Relief Commission announces financial aid to be given to the clan members of the victims of the Beirut port explosion 2020-08-18 (August 18, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Fiscal measures National Not applicable
Lebanese caretaker government announces that the State of emergency has been extended by a month 2020-08-18 (August 18, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Security National Contested
Minister calls for 2-week lockdown as virus cases surge 2020-08-17 (August 17, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Proposed/Discussed Security National Not applicable
Ministers of Economy and Trade, and Industries regulate prices of glass and aluminum 2020-08-17 (August 17, 2020) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Judge Fadi Sawan arrests Head of Customs Badri Daher in the Beirut port blast probe 2020-08-17 (August 17, 2020) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Not applicable
Lebanese Army requires all bodies engaged in relief work after the Beirut Port blast to apply for permission at Beirut Municipality before continuing their work 2020-08-14 (August 14, 2020) Security bodies (Army, General Security, State Security…) Circulars Approved/ Ratified Security Local Contested
State Prosecutor Ghassan Oueidat charges 25 over Beirut port blast 2020-08-14 (August 14, 2020) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Decrees Approved/ Ratified Security National Not applicable
Parliament agrees to extend the state of emergency 2020-08-13 (August 13, 2020) Lebanese Parliament Decrees Approved/ Ratified Security National Contested
Judicial investigator appointed to Beirut blast probe 2020-08-13 (August 13, 2020) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Judge Ghassan El-Khoury issues an arrest warrant for Head of Customs Badri Daher in the Beirut port blast probe 2020-08-07 (August 7, 2020) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Not applicable
Judge issues arrest warrants for former Head of Customs Shafik Merei and for Director of the Beirut Port Hassan Koraytem as part of the Beirut port blast probe 2020-08-07 (August 7, 2020) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Not applicable
Military Court's Government Commissioner Judge Fadi Akiki orders the arrest of sixteen people as part of the investigations into the Beirut port explosion 2020-08-06 (August 6, 2020) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Not applicable
State Prosecutor Ghassan Ouaidat freezes accounts and issues travel ban on seven port officials 2020-08-06 (August 6, 2020) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Not applicable
Judge Raja Khoury announces the closure of public administration for three days of mourning following the Beirut port explosion 2020-08-05 (August 5, 2020) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Circulars Other / NA Security National Not applicable
State Prosecutor Ghassan Ouaidat orders ISF to immediatly begin relevant investigations in the Beirut port explosion 2020-08-05 (August 5, 2020) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Not applicable
Higher Defense Council declares Beirut a disaster city, recommends Cabinet declares a state of emergence 2020-08-04 (August 4, 2020) Security bodies (Army, General Security, State Security…) Resolutions Proposed/Discussed Security National Not applicable
Lebanese government declares state of emergency in Beirut over blast 2020-08-04 (August 4, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Security National Not applicable
Cabinet Tuesday approved the extension of general mobilization period until Aug. 30 2020-07-29 (July 29, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Security National Not applicable
Cabinet agrees on US-based firm to audit BDL 2020-07-21 (July 21, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) International Not applicable
Mount Lebanon judge indicts 30 people in tainted fuel case 2020-07-10 (July 10, 2020) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Approved/ Ratified Security National Not applicable
Cabinet approves appointment of three judicial inspectors 2020-07-09 (July 9, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified State Institutions Appointments National Not applicable
Ministry of Finance amends custom duties on fuel 2020-07-09 (July 9, 2020) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Fiscal measures National Not applicable
Aoun seeks repeal of merit-based appointment law 2020-07-08 (July 8, 2020) Lebanese Government Resolutions Proposed/Discussed Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Banque du Liban issues Circular 564 to amend conditions under which food imports are subsidised 2020-07-08 (July 8, 2020) Banque du Liban (BDL) Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Decision to organize the support of the expanded consumer basket and its agricultural and industrial raw materials 2020-07-08 (July 8, 2020) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Parliament approves a law to set a mechanism for grade one appointments in public administration 2020-07-03 (July 3, 2020) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified State Institutions Appointments National Not applicable
Cabinet appoints head and members of the National Commission for Lebanese Women 2020-07-02 (July 2, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...), State Institutions Appointments National Not applicable
Ministry of Finance opens an additional credit to pay retirement pensions 2020-07-02 (July 2, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Cabinet extends lockdown until August 2nd based on Decree number 6665 2020-06-30 (June 30, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Security National Not applicable
Ministry of Economy and Trade increases bread prices 2020-06-30 (June 30, 2020) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Judge Mohammad Mazeh enacts a decision to prosecute any media outlet in Lebanon that interviewed Ambassador Dorothy Shea 2020-06-27 (June 27, 2020) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Approved/ Ratified Security National Contested
Parliament passes a Law to regulate the profession of psycho-motor therapist 2020-06-24 (June 24, 2020) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Accepted
Military Tribunal charges political activist Kinda al-Khatib with collaborating with Israel 2020-06-22 (June 22, 2020) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Other / NA Security National Contested
The Interior Ministry announced that a new set of establishments can reopen, including nightclubs 2020-06-20 (June 20, 2020) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Security National Not applicable
Ministry of National Defense approves the formation of the National Commission for the Missing and Forcibly Disappeared 2020-06-18 (June 18, 2020) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Tourism Ministry allows cafes and restaurants to serve nargileh for the first time since Covid-19 lockdown measures were implemented 2020-06-17 (June 17, 2020) Lebanese Government Circulars Approved/ Ratified Health National Not applicable
Parliament approves Law No.183 to regulate food donations 2020-06-16 (June 16, 2020) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Security National Not applicable
The state prosecutor issued an order Monday to sue people who post material on social media that poses an insult to the presidency. 2020-06-15 (June 15, 2020) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Interior Ministry ends license plate restrictions 2020-06-14 (June 14, 2020) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Security National Not applicable
Cabinet Decision 98/2020 orders workers in the public sector to resume their daily jobs 2020-06-09 (June 9, 2020) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Security National Not applicable
Ministry of Justice announces that work will resume normally in all departments of the Ministry starting June 10th with adherence to preventive measures against Covid-19 2020-06-08 (June 8, 2020) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Circulars Approved/ Ratified Health National Not applicable
Cabinet extends lockdown until July 5 2020-06-05 (June 5, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Security National Not applicable
Parliament successfully passed a bill that will create a LBP 1.2 trillion emergency fund to support a social safety net 2020-05-28 (May 28, 2020) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Parliament approved a law on lifting banking secrecy 2020-05-28 (May 28, 2020) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Fiscal measures National Not applicable
Parliament fails to approve draft general amnesty bill 2020-05-28 (May 28, 2020) Lebanese Parliament Laws Rejected Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Contested
Parliament rejects draft law on joining the IOM 2020-05-28 (May 28, 2020) Lebanese Parliament Laws Rejected Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) International Not applicable
Cabinet approves extension of general mobilization until June 7 2020-05-21 (May 21, 2020) Lebanese Parliament Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Security National Not applicable
Financial State Prosecutor orders the arrest of the deputy chairman of the money exchangers' syndicate and orders the closure of shops with red wax 2020-05-20 (May 20, 2020) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Approved/ Ratified Security National Not applicable
Financial State Prosecutor orders the arrest of the head of monetary operations of Banque du Liban Mazen Hamdan 2020-05-14 (May 14, 2020) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Approved/ Ratified Security National
Cabinet orders four day lockdown due to the rise of Coronavirus cases 2020-05-12 (May 12, 2020) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Security National Not applicable
Law 153 put forward May 8, 2020 amendment to Article 14, Paragraph D, of the Social Security Law 2020-05-08 (May 8, 2020) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Parliament approves law 154 regarding regulating the profession of Chiropractors 2020-05-08 (May 8, 2020) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Parliament passed Law No. 158 of May 8, 2020 on Regulating Organic Production 2020-05-08 (May 8, 2020) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Environment National Not applicable
Parliament passed a law amending the Wild Trade Law promulgated by Legislative Decree No. 304 of December 24, 1942 and its amendments, adding new provisions to it, and amending Article 844 of the Obligations and Contracts La 2020-05-06 (May 6, 2020) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National
Cabinet approves lockdown extension till May 24 2020-05-05 (May 5, 2020) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Security National Not applicable
Sub-committee endorses two anti-corruption draft laws 2020-04-30 (April 30, 2020) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Fiscal measures National Not applicable
Cabinet endorses economic rescue plan 2020-04-30 (April 30, 2020) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Cabinet approves lockdown extension until May 10 2020-04-24 (April 24, 2020) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Security National
MPs reject a draft law on stopping the controversial Bisri Dam project 2020-04-22 (April 22, 2020) Lebanese Parliament Laws Rejected Environment National Contested
MPs reject two draft laws on lifting banking secrecy and ministerial immunity 2020-04-22 (April 22, 2020) Lebanese Parliament Laws Rejected Fiscal measures National
Parliament shelves a draft general amnesty law 2020-04-21 (April 21, 2020) Lebanese Parliament Laws On Hold Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National
Parliament approves legalization of cannabis cultivation in Lebanon 2020-04-21 (April 21, 2020) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National
Resolution No. 80 / Ltd. April 15, 2020 specifies the minimum conditions for medical and hospital guarantee contracts 2020-04-15 (April 15, 2020) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Cabinet approves lockdown extension till April 26 2020-04-09 (April 9, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Security National Not applicable
Governmental decree 6249 transfers credit from the general budget reserve to the budget of the Ministry of Finance 2020-04-07 (April 7, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Joint committee advances law to protect nature reserves 2020-04-03 (April 3, 2020) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Environment National Not applicable
Decree 6245 dated 3 April 2020 conclusion on an agreement between the government of the Republic of Lebanon and that of Romania on cooperation in the military sector 2020-04-03 (April 3, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Security International Not applicable
Basic Decision No. 1315 of April 3, 2020 Extraordinary procedures for cash withdrawals from small accounts with banks 2020-04-03 (April 3, 2020) Banque du Liban (BDL) Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Fiscal measures National Not applicable
Cabinet approves lockdown extension until April 12 2020-03-26 (March 26, 2020) Lebanese Parliament Decrees Approved/ Ratified Security National Not applicable
Cabinet extends lockdown until April 12, orders general closure of institutions 2020-03-26 (March 26, 2020) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Security National
Capital control bill up in the air as opposition mounts 2020-03-24 (March 24, 2020) Lebanese Parliament Laws On Hold Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National
Cabinet approves draft law on prisoners' pardon after Roumieh riots 2020-03-17 (March 17, 2020) Lebanese Government Laws Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National
Decision 42/2020 dated 1 March 2020 on measures to reduce the outbreak of the coronavirus 2020-03-11 (March 11, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Security National Not applicable
Parliament approves the adoption of Parliament extends the 'provisional twelfth' emergency spending measure until May 31, 2019 2020-03-06 (March 6, 2020) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Cabinet has approved draft law to lift banking secrecy 2020-03-05 (March 5, 2020) Lebanese Government Laws Approved/ Ratified Fiscal measures National
Law No. issued on 5/3/2020 the general budget and attached budgets for the year 2020 2020-03-05 (March 5, 2020) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Decree 6172 appointing proxy Ministers in the absence of the original ones 2020-03-05 (March 5, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified State Institutions Appointments National Not applicable
Cannabis cultivation draft bill approved by parliamentary committees 2020-02-26 (February 26, 2020) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National
Cabinet approves new policy statement 2020-02-06 (February 6, 2020) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National
Parliament endorses 2020 budget in record session 2020-01-28 (January 28, 2020) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Ministerial committee meets to draft government policy statement 2020-01-25 (January 25, 2020) Lebanese Government Resolutions Proposed/Discussed State Institutions Appointments National
Decree 6156 dated 21 January 2020 naming Hassan Diab as Prime Minister 2020-01-21 (January 21, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified State Institutions Appointments National Not applicable
Decree 6155 dated 21 January 2020 to consider the government of PM Saad Hariri as officially resigned 2020-01-21 (January 21, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified State Institutions Appointments National Accepted
Decree 6134 dated 17 January 2020 conclusion, by way of settlement, of a financing agreement between the Lebanese Republic represented by the Council for Development and Reconstruction and the Agence Française de développement (AFD) 2020-01-17 (January 17, 2020) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Fiscal measures National Not applicable
Adopting curricula for special specialties that do not lead to obtaining official certificates in the General Directorate for Vocational and Technical Education 2019-12-17 (December 17, 2019) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Finance and Budget Committee approves the budgets of the presidency and prime minister 2019-12-02 (December 2, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National
Parliamentary committees study bills on banking secrecy and looted funds 2019-11-27 (November 27, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Laws Proposed/Discussed Fiscal measures National
Cabinet approves a raft of radical economic reforms, and passes the draft 2020 state budget 2019-10-22 (October 22, 2019) Lebanese Government Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Cabinet cuts budgets as panel mulls new taxes 2019-09-27 (September 27, 2019) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National
Committee votes to criminalise sexual harassment 2019-09-26 (September 26, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) Local Accepted
Parliament passed a law approving a loan agreement between the Lebanese Republic and the French Development Agency to finance the pilot sanitation project in the Qadisha Valley 2019-09-24 (September 24, 2019) Lebanese Government Laws Approved/ Ratified Environment National
Parliament passed a law allowing the accession of the government to the Second Protocol of the 1954 for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict 2019-09-24 (September 24, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Security International
Parliament passed a law allowing to conclude a loan agreement between the Lebanese Republic and the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development to contribute to financing the project of developing the main roads 2019-09-24 (September 24, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) Local
Parliament passed a law adding provisions to Law No.73 of April 23, 2009 (setting conditions for administering public school administrators to compensate management) 2019-09-24 (September 24, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National
Parliament passed a law approving the conclusion of a loan agreement between the Lebanese Republic and the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development to contribute to financing the project of providing water for drinking and irrigation in the Danieh region 2019-09-24 (September 24, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Environment Local
Parliament passed a law amending Article 138 of Legislative decree No.118 dated 30/06/1977 (Municipalities law) 2019-09-24 (September 24, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) Local
Parliament passed a law allowing the government to conclude on the International Convention against Doping in Sport 2019-09-24 (September 24, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Health International
Parliament passed a law approving the conclusion of a commercial cooperation agreement between the Lebanese Republic and the Republic of Gabon 2019-09-24 (September 24, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) International
Cabinet forms committee to discuss 'essential' reforms 2019-09-23 (September 23, 2019) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National
Government backs 4-year plan to boost women's participation 2019-09-12 (September 12, 2019) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Cabinet approves key judicial appointments 2019-09-12 (September 12, 2019) Lebanese Government Judicial Decisions Approved/ Ratified State Institutions Appointments National Not applicable
Cabinet endorsed a plan to create 25 sanitary landfills and three waste incinerators 2019-08-27 (August 27, 2019) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Environment National Contested
Lebanese Parliament passes law no. 143 regarding the 2019 state budget 2019-07-31 (July 31, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Lebanese Parliament approves state budget 2019-07-19 (July 19, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Constitutional Council drops lawsuit against Jamali 2019-06-28 (June 28, 2019) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) Accepted
Budget committee approves allocations to 2 ministries and to the housing fund 2019-06-26 (June 26, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Parliament extends the 'provisional twelfth' emergency spending measure through the end of July 2019-06-26 (June 26, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Parliament also endorsed amendments to a law regarding qaimaqams 2019-06-26 (June 26, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified State Institutions Appointments National Not applicable
Finance committee approves allocations to 5 ministries 2019-06-25 (June 25, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Finance committee approves most of Defense Ministry budget and defers some articles 2019-06-24 (June 24, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Parliament approves a law regarding the replacement of some penalties with voluntary social work 2019-06-24 (June 24, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Parliament amends Article 29 of Legislative Decree No. 116 Date of 12/6/1959 (administrative organisation) 2019-06-24 (June 24, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified State Institutions Appointments National Not applicable
Parliament approved Approval of a Loan Agreement and an Executive Agreement between the Republic of Lebanon and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (Greater Beirut Public Transport Project) 2019-06-24 (June 24, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National
Parliament passes a law regarding the settling of building violations which took place from taking place from the of 09.13.1971 to 12.31.2018 implicitly 2019-06-24 (June 24, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Parliament approves law regarding the compulsory continuing of education for nursing professionals 2019-06-24 (June 24, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Education National Not applicable
Parliament approved a law regarding the extension of Extension of the mandate of the legal and executive bodies of the Supreme Islamic Council and the Election of a President and Vice-President, and the preparation of the general elections and amendment o 2019-06-24 (June 24, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Parliament modified the first article of a law regarding the the establishment of cooperative state employees 2019-06-14 (June 14, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
President Michel Aoun signs a decree to conduct exceptional Parliament sessions 2019-05-28 (May 28, 2019) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified State Institutions Appointments National Not applicable
Cabinet agrees to all articles in draft budget 2019-05-24 (May 24, 2019) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
President Michel Aoun signs a decree to release 2017 municipal funds 2019-04-23 (April 23, 2019) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Restoration of the provisions of Law No. 288/2014 (Regulation of the Electricity Sector) extended by the Accelerated Law No. 54 dated 24/11/2015, and the establishment of a special mechanism to oblige the construction of laboratories projects adopting the 2019-04-17 (April 17, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Amendment of Article 3 of Law No. 250 Date of July 14, 1993 ( the establishment of the Constitutional Council) 2019-04-17 (April 17, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified State Institutions Appointments National Not applicable
Parliament passes a law necessary for electricity plan 2019-04-17 (April 17, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Parliament passes a law regarding protected areas 2019-04-17 (April 17, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Environment National Not applicable
Parliament approves the accession to the Protocol on Specially Protected Areas and Biodiversity in the Mediterranean emanating from the Barcelona Convention and its amendments 2019-04-17 (April 17, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Environment Not applicable
Parliament approves a law regarding the protection of Horsh Beirut 2019-04-17 (April 17, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Constitutional Amendments Approved/ Ratified Environment Local Not applicable
Cabinet approves a framework protocol between the Republic of Lebanon and the European Union on the general principles of Lebanon's participation in EU programs 2019-04-17 (April 17, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) International Not applicable
Amendment to Clause (1) of Paragraph V of Article 11 of Law No. 64 of 20/10/2017 (Addressing Illegal Occupancy of Maritime Public Property) 2019-04-17 (April 17, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Environment National
Interior minister calls for crackdown on illegal hunting 2019-03-27 (March 27, 2019) Lebanese Government Laws Proposed/Discussed Environment National Accepted
MPs endorse special economic zones and Horsh Beirut reserve 2019-03-21 (March 21, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Environment National Not applicable
MPs in ‘heated discussion’ on child marriage 2019-03-20 (March 20, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Laws Proposed/Discussed Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National
Prime Minister failed to issue the implementing decrees for the rent law 2019-03-15 (March 15, 2019) State Council Decrees On Hold Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
The Works Committee discussed the issue of marine property 2019-03-14 (March 14, 2019) State Council Laws Proposed/Discussed Security National Accepted
Parliament passed a law on the government's approval to accede to the Kigali-Ronda amendments to the Montreal Protocol About the protection of Ozone layer from its depleted substances 2019-03-06 (March 6, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Environment International Not applicable
Parliament passed a law organising speech assessment profession 2019-03-06 (March 6, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National
Parliament passed a law authorising government to increase the Lebanese state’s contribution to the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation 2019-03-06 (March 6, 2019) Lebanese Government Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) International
Parliament approved for the government to conclude an agreement with the FAO regarding the establishment of the sub-regional office for the Levant countries 2019-03-06 (March 6, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Accepted
Parliament passed a law organising the exercise of visual professions 2019-03-06 (March 6, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National
Parliament endorses funding to EDL 2019-03-06 (March 6, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Parliament passed a law allowing the government to borrow in foreign currency 2019-03-06 (March 6, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Parliament passed a law to conclude the 1997 protocol to amend the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships 1973-1978, as amended by the 1978 Protocol (MarPol Agreement) Related to it 2019-03-06 (March 6, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Environment National Not applicable
Parliament passed a law to establish a pension fund for the Syndicate of Dental Laboratory Sciences 2019-03-06 (March 6, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National
Parliament passed a law granting six exceptional degrees to students of the certificate of professional competence within the Faculty of Education at the Lebanese University 2019-03-06 (March 6, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Education National
Parliament endorsed a facility to authorize state spending until the end of May 2019-03-06 (March 6, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Parliament concluded on the Paris Agreement to the United Nations Convention on Climate change 2019-03-06 (March 6, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Environment International Not applicable
Parliament passes a law to conclude the amendments of the unified agreement for investing Arab capital in Arab countries 2019-03-06 (March 6, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) International Not applicable
Parliament passed a law amending Law No. 63 of 10/17/2017 related to converting public bus number plates into mini bus number plates 2019-03-06 (March 6, 2019) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National
Concrete security barriers removed in Beirut, Aley 2019-03-03 (March 3, 2019) Lebanese Government Resolutions Approved/ Ratified Security National Accepted
Parliament passes law on disappeared 2018-11-12 (November 12, 2018) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Accepted
Committees agree on a law for ‘.lb’ domain name 2018-08-30 (August 30, 2018) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified National
MP Shamel Roukoz submits an urgent draft proposing solutions to the housing loan crisis 2018-08-09 (August 9, 2018) Lebanese Parliament Laws Proposed/Discussed Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National
Joint Parliamentary Committees Pass Laws Protecting Anti-Corruption Whistleblowers 2018-07-26 (July 26, 2018) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Security National
Joint Parliamentary Committees Pass Laws on Solid Waste Management 2018-07-19 (July 19, 2018) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Environment National Contested
Berri Tasks Committee with Draft Law to Legalize Growing Marijuana 2018-07-19 (July 19, 2018) Lebanese Parliament Laws Proposed/Discussed Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) International
Ministry tells generator owners to start installing meters 2018-07-13 (July 13, 2018) Lebanese Government National
Rony Lahoud announced suspension of subsidised housing loans 2018-07-09 (July 9, 2018) Banque du Liban (BDL) Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
New law draft for housing loan submitted 2018-07-09 (July 9, 2018) Lebanese Parliament Laws Proposed/Discussed Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National
Guns permit frozen in Baalbeck 2018-06-30 (June 30, 2018) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Security Local
General Security behind decision not to stamp Iranian passports 2018-06-17 (June 17, 2018) Security bodies (Army, General Security, State Security…) Decrees Approved/ Ratified Security International Not applicable
Nabatieh governor issues Eid motorcycle ban 2018-06-12 (June 12, 2018) Municipalities Approved/ Ratified Security Local Not applicable
Khoury suggests committee to study heritage sites' conservation 2018-06-11 (June 11, 2018) Lebanese Government Proposed/Discussed Culture National
Bassil freezes UNHCR staff residency permits 2018-06-08 (June 8, 2018) Decrees Proposed/Discussed Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Contested
Army conducts heritage rescue efforts 2018-06-07 (June 7, 2018) Security bodies (Army, General Security, State Security…) Approved/ Ratified Culture Local
Riachi calls for privatizing Tele Liban, Radio Lebanon 2018-06-06 (June 6, 2018) Lebanese Government Proposed/Discussed Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National
World Cup screening rights deal struck 2018-06-05 (June 5, 2018) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Culture National
Chbib orders suspension of Achrafieh building demolition 2018-06-04 (June 4, 2018) Governor/s (inc. Qa’im maqam, Mohafeth) Approved/ Ratified Culture Local Accepted
Backlash as Aoun signs off on naturalization of 375 people 2018-05-31 (May 31, 2018) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) International Contested
Amendment of the electoral law proposed to include quota for women 2018-05-30 (May 30, 2018) Lebanese Government Laws Proposed/Discussed Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Accepted
General Security centers to open exclusively for Syrians 2018-05-29 (May 29, 2018) Security bodies (Army, General Security, State Security…) Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) International
Electoral committee files lawsuit against Tele Liban 2018-05-29 (May 29, 2018) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Proposed/Discussed Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Whirlwind energy sector decisions made as Cabinet goes caretaker 2018-05-22 (May 22, 2018) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested
Human rights body appointed at long last 2018-05-21 (May 21, 2018) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Contested
Higher Defense Council to boost security, development in Bekaa 2018-05-18 (May 18, 2018) Security bodies (Army, General Security, State Security…) Decrees Approved/ Ratified Security Local Not applicable
Cabinet Approves Saint Georges University Foundation in Beirut 2018-05-16 (May 16, 2018) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Culture Local Not applicable
Coastal privatization approval causes concern 2018-05-16 (May 16, 2018) Lebanese Government Approved/ Ratified Environment National Contested
Interior Ministry shortens motorcycle ban in Beirut 2018-05-11 (May 11, 2018) Lebanese Government Approved/ Ratified Security Local
Parliamentary committee studied a proposed law on the missing and forcibly disappeared. 2018-05-09 (May 9, 2018) Lebanese Parliament Laws Proposed/Discussed Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Accepted
Parliamentary committee approves trade law proposal in final session 2018-05-09 (May 9, 2018) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) International
Cabinet approves step to plug power shortage 2018-04-27 (April 27, 2018) Lebanese Government Laws Approved/ Ratified National
Cabinet approves energy minister's electricity proposal 2018-04-26 (April 26, 2018) Lebanese Government Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National
Constitutional Council suspends budget article 2018-04-26 (April 26, 2018) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions On Hold Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) International Not applicable
Finance Minister allocates funds for elections watchdog 2018-04-25 (April 25, 2018) Lebanese Government Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National
Hariri launches paper recycling initiative 2018-04-24 (April 24, 2018) Lebanese Government Approved/ Ratified Environment National
Cabinet approves public sector working hours 2018-04-19 (April 19, 2018) Lebanese Government Laws Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable
Parliament approves 2018 state budget 2018-03-29 (March 29, 2018) Lebanese Parliament Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Parliament approves article on expats passports 2018-03-29 (March 29, 2018) Lebanese Parliament Decrees Approved/ Ratified International Not applicable
Parliament concludes evening session, amends article 84 of elections law concerning biometric card 2018-03-29 (March 29, 2018) Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified National Not applicable
Khalil signs final salary scale formula 2018-03-22 (March 22, 2018) Lebanese Government Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Accepted
Examination of the draft amendment for social welfare 2018-03-22 (March 22, 2018) Lebanese Parliament Laws Proposed/Discussed Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National
President Aoun signs a decree to open extraordinary parliament cycle 2018-03-13 (March 13, 2018) Lebanese Government Approved/ Ratified National
Machnouk closed nightclub after erotic show 2018-03-13 (March 13, 2018) Lebanese Government Approved/ Ratified Local Contested
Cabinet approved 2018 draft state budget 2018-03-12 (March 12, 2018) Lebanese Government Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National
Machnouk signed decree to render civil defense volonteers full-time 2018-03-02 (March 2, 2018) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National
Formation of a special commission for inquiries about landfills 2018-02-25 (February 25, 2018) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Decrees Approved/ Ratified Environment Local
Decision about exemptions from mechanical inspection 2018-02-19 (February 19, 2018) Lebanese Government Approved/ Ratified Security National
Extension of the salary tax payment period and the performance of VAT 2018-02-16 (February 16, 2018) Lebanese Government Approved/ Ratified Fiscal measures National
BDL sets new ceiling for housing loans 2018-02-02 (February 2, 2018) Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National
Decisions about repayment of the amounts awarded by the State 2018-01-29 (January 29, 2018) State Council Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) Local
Inspection judge decides formation of investigation commitee into landfill and waste dams 2018-01-25 (January 25, 2018) Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Approved/ Ratified Environment National
Proposition to add amendment to the new traffic law 2018-01-24 (January 24, 2018) Lebanese Parliament Laws Proposed/Discussed Security National
Aoun signs decrees calling voters to cast ballots on May 6 2018-01-22 (January 22, 2018) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified International
State Shura Council to suspend the implementation of the Minister of Telecommunications' decision 2018-01-19 (January 19, 2018) State Council On Hold Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) Local
Hassan Khalil agreed to extend the deadline for the submission of information on inventories 2018-01-19 (January 19, 2018) Lebanese Government Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National
The health committee approved the health card proposal 2018-01-15 (January 15, 2018) Lebanese Government Approved/ Ratified National
Aoun signed the decree of revenues of the Independent Municipal Fund 2018-01-12 (January 12, 2018) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) Local
Lebanon to implement official decentralized waste management plan 2018-01-12 (January 12, 2018) Lebanese Government Approved/ Ratified Environment National Contested
Cabinet approves plan to expand Costa Brava landfill 2018-01-12 (January 12, 2018) Lebanese Government Approved/ Ratified Environment National Contested
Amendment in the decision to export and re-export live livestock 2018-01-12 (January 12, 2018) Lebanese Government Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National
Cabinet approves expension of Costa Brava landfill 2018-01-11 (January 11, 2018) Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Environment Local Not applicable
Health Minister Ghassan Hasbani issued an order requiring the report of illegal waste dumping 2018-01-11 (January 11, 2018) Lebanese Government Environment National Contested
Fenianos signs decree designating 125 people who passed air traffic control exams 2018-01-09 (January 9, 2018) Lebanese Government Decrees Security National
Budget of 50 milliards LBP allocated for elections 2018-01-04 (January 4, 2018) Lebanese Government Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable
Berri issues order to lift restrictions on pedestrian access to Nijmeh Square 2018-01-03 (January 3, 2018) Lebanese Parliament Security
Labor Minister Mohammad Kabbara laid out a plan to reform the NSSF 2018-01-02 (January 2, 2018) Lebanese Government Proposed/Discussed Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National
Machnouk demands investigation around dogs poisoning case 2017-12-29 (December 29, 2017) Lebanese Government Local
Committee reaches agreement on long-term trash plan 2017-12-26 (December 26, 2017) Lebanese Government Proposed/Discussed Environment National Contested
Over 300 refugees evicted from Zahle 2017-12-21 (December 21, 2017) Municipalities Security Local
Government strategies to prevent violent extremism 2017-12-20 (December 20, 2017) Lebanese Government Approved/ Ratified Security International Not applicable
Hariri order closes Tripoli waste sorting plant 2017-12-19 (December 19, 2017) Lebanese Government Decrees Environment Local
Dekwaneh municipality announced Syrian refugees evictions 2017-11-01 (November 1, 2017) Municipalities Rejected Security Local Contested
Mansourieh municipality announced evictions of Syrian refugees 2017-11-01 (November 1, 2017) Municipalities Rejected Security Local Contested
Khalde municipality announced evictions of Syrian refugees 2017-11-01 (November 1, 2017) Municipalities Rejected Security Local Contested
Hasroun municipality increased restrictions on Syrian refugees 2017-10-06 (October 6, 2017) Municipalities Security Local
Zgharta municipality increased restrictions on Syrian refugees 2017-10-04 (October 4, 2017) Municipalities Security
Bcharre municipality orders Syrian refugees evictions 2017-10-01 (October 1, 2017) Municipalities Security Local
Hadath Mayor announces evictions of Syrian refugees 2017-10-01 (October 1, 2017) Municipalities Security Local
Ban of protests by Machnouk 2017-07-17 (July 17, 2017) Lebanese Government Security Contested
Ban of sales and use of fireworks by North Lebanon Governor 2017-05-29 (May 29, 2017) Governor/s (inc. Qa’im maqam, Mohafeth) Security Local
Naameh municipality to close Syrian-run businesses, those employing Syrians 2017-03-09 (March 9, 2017) Municipalities Security Local
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