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Mapping of Public Actions in Lebanon

The Public Action repository, is an interactive table, developed by Lebanon Support, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme, that tracks the policy decisions taken by the state or its administration according to the national constitutional laws and regulations.
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Title Date Acting Bodies Type Status Categories Impact Civil Society Response Sources
Ministry tells generator owners to start installing meters 07/13/2018 Lebanese Government National Source link
Rony Lahoud announced suspension of subsidised housing loans 07/09/2018 Banque du Liban (BDL) Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested Source link
New law draft for housing loan submitted 07/09/2018 Lebanese Parliament Laws Proposed/Discussed Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Source link
Guns permit frozen in Baalbeck 06/30/2018 Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Security Local Source link
General Security behind decision not to stamp Iranian passports 06/17/2018 Security bodies (Army, General Security, State Security…) Decrees Approved/ Ratified Security Transnational Not applicable Source link
Nabatieh governor issues Eid motorcycle ban 06/12/2018 Municipalities Approved/ Ratified Security Local Not applicable Source link
Khoury suggests committee to study heritage sites' conservation 06/11/2018 Lebanese Government Proposed/Discussed Cultural National Source link
Bassil freezes UNHCR staff residency permits 06/08/2018 Decrees Proposed/Discussed Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Contested Source link, Source link
Army conducts heritage rescue efforts 06/07/2018 Security bodies (Army, General Security, State Security…) Approved/ Ratified Cultural Local Source link
Riachi calls for privatizing Tele Liban, Radio Lebanon 06/06/2018 Lebanese Government Proposed/Discussed Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Source link
World Cup screening rights deal struck 06/05/2018 Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Cultural National Source link, Source link
Chbib orders suspension of Achrafieh building demolition 06/04/2018 Governor/s (inc. Qa’im maqam, Mohafeth) Approved/ Ratified Cultural Local Accepted Source link, Source link
Backlash as Aoun signs off on naturalization of 375 people 05/31/2018 Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) Transnational Contested Source link, Source link
Amendment of the electoral law proposed to include quota for women 05/30/2018 Lebanese Government Laws Proposed/Discussed Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Accepted Source link
General Security centers to open exclusively for Syrians 05/29/2018 Security bodies (Army, General Security, State Security…) Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) Transnational Source link
Electoral committee files lawsuit against Tele Liban 05/29/2018 Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Proposed/Discussed Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable Source link, Source link
Whirlwind energy sector decisions made as Cabinet goes caretaker 05/22/2018 Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Contested Source link
Human rights body appointed at long last 05/21/2018 Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Contested Source link
Higher Defense Council to boost security, development in Bekaa 05/18/2018 Security bodies (Army, General Security, State Security…) Decrees Approved/ Ratified Security Local Not applicable Source link, Source link
Cabinet Approves Saint Georges University Foundation in Beirut 05/16/2018 Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Cultural Local Not applicable Source link
Coastal privatization approval causes concern 05/16/2018 Lebanese Government Approved/ Ratified Environmental National Contested Source link
Interior Ministry shortens motorcycle ban in Beirut 05/11/2018 Lebanese Government Approved/ Ratified Security Local Source link
Parliamentary committee approves trade law proposal in final session 05/09/2018 Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) Transnational Source link
Parliamentary committee studied a proposed law on the missing and forcibly disappeared. 05/09/2018 Lebanese Parliament Laws Proposed/Discussed Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Accepted Source link
Cabinet approves step to plug power shortage 04/27/2018 Lebanese Government Laws Approved/ Ratified National Source link
Cabinet approves energy minister's electricity proposal 04/26/2018 Lebanese Government Laws Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Source link
Constitutional Council suspends budget article 04/26/2018 Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions On Hold Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) Transnational Not applicable Source link
Finance Minister allocates funds for elections watchdog 04/25/2018 Lebanese Government Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Source link
Hariri launches paper recycling initiative 04/24/2018 Lebanese Government Approved/ Ratified Environmental National Source link
Cabinet approves public sector working hours 04/19/2018 Lebanese Government Laws Approved/ Ratified Social rights (women’s rights, human rights...) National Not applicable Source link
Parliament approves article on expats passports 03/29/2018 Lebanese Parliament Decrees Approved/ Ratified Transnational Not applicable Source link
Parliament concludes evening session, amends article 84 of elections law concerning biometric card 03/29/2018 Lebanese Parliament Laws Approved/ Ratified National Not applicable Source link
Parliament approves 2018 state budget 03/29/2018 Lebanese Parliament Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable Source link
Examination of the draft amendment for social welfare 03/22/2018 Lebanese Parliament Laws Proposed/Discussed Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Source link
Khalil signs final salary scale formula 03/22/2018 Lebanese Government Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Accepted Source link
Machnouk closed nightclub after erotic show 03/13/2018 Lebanese Government Approved/ Ratified Local Contested Source link
President Aoun signs a decree to open extraordinary parliament cycle 03/13/2018 Lebanese Government Approved/ Ratified National Source link
Cabinet approved 2018 draft state budget 03/12/2018 Lebanese Government Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Source link
Machnouk signed decree to render civil defense volonteers full-time 03/02/2018 Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Source link
Formation of a special commission for inquiries about landfills 02/25/2018 Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Decrees Approved/ Ratified Environmental Local Source link
Decision about exemptions from mechanical inspection 02/19/2018 Lebanese Government Approved/ Ratified Security National Source link
Extension of the salary tax payment period and the performance of VAT 02/16/2018 Lebanese Government Approved/ Ratified Fiscal measures National Source link
BDL sets new ceiling for housing loans 02/02/2018 Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Source link, Source link
Decisions about repayment of the amounts awarded by the State 01/29/2018 State Council Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) Local Source link
Inspection judge decides formation of investigation commitee into landfill and waste dams 01/25/2018 Judicial bodies (cassation courts, constitutional council, military courts…) Judicial Decisions Approved/ Ratified Environmental National Source link
Proposition to add amendment to the new traffic law 01/24/2018 Lebanese Parliament Laws Proposed/Discussed Security National Source link
Aoun signs decrees calling voters to cast ballots on May 6 01/22/2018 Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Transnational Source link
Hassan Khalil agreed to extend the deadline for the submission of information on inventories 01/19/2018 Lebanese Government Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Source link
State Shura Council to suspend the implementation of the Minister of Telecommunications' decision 01/19/2018 State Council On Hold Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) Local Source link
The health committee approved the health card proposal 01/15/2018 Lebanese Government Approved/ Ratified National Source link
Amendment in the decision to export and re-export live livestock 01/12/2018 Lebanese Government Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Source link
Aoun signed the decree of revenues of the Independent Municipal Fund 01/12/2018 Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) Local Source link
Lebanon to implement official decentralized waste management plan 01/12/2018 Lebanese Government Approved/ Ratified Environmental National Contested Source link
Cabinet approves plan to expand Costa Brava landfill 01/12/2018 Lebanese Government Approved/ Ratified Environmental National Contested Source link
Cabinet approves expension of Costa Brava landfill 01/11/2018 Lebanese Government Decrees Approved/ Ratified Environmental Local Not applicable Source link
Health Minister Ghassan Hasbani issued an order requiring the report of illegal waste dumping 01/11/2018 Lebanese Government Environmental National Contested Source link
Fenianos signs decree designating 125 people who passed air traffic control exams 01/09/2018 Lebanese Government Decrees Security National Source link
Budget of 50 milliards LBP allocated for elections 01/04/2018 Lebanese Government Approved/ Ratified Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Not applicable Source link
Berri issues order to lift restrictions on pedestrian access to Nijmeh Square 01/03/2018 Lebanese Parliament Security Source link
Labor Minister Mohammad Kabbara laid out a plan to reform the NSSF 01/02/2018 Lebanese Government Proposed/Discussed Economic measures (State budget, rent law, wages...) National Source link
Machnouk demands investigation around dogs poisoning case 12/29/2017 Lebanese Government Local
Committee reaches agreement on long-term trash plan 12/26/2017 Lebanese Government Proposed/Discussed Environmental National Contested Source link, Source link
Over 300 refugees evicted from Zahle 12/21/2017 Municipalities Security Local Source link
Government strategies to prevent violent extremism 12/20/2017 Lebanese Government Approved/ Ratified Security Transnational Not applicable
Hariri order closes Tripoli waste sorting plant 12/19/2017 Lebanese Government Decrees Environmental Local Source link
Dekwaneh municipality announced Syrian refugees evictions 11/01/2017 Municipalities Rejected Security Local Contested
Mansourieh municipality announced evictions of Syrian refugees 11/01/2017 Municipalities Rejected Security Local Contested
Khalde municipality announced evictions of Syrian refugees 11/01/2017 Municipalities Rejected Security Local Contested
Hasroun municipality increased restrictions on Syrian refugees 10/06/2017 Municipalities Security Local
Zgharta municipality increased restrictions on Syrian refugees 10/04/2017 Municipalities Security
Bcharre municipality orders Syrian refugees evictions 10/01/2017 Municipalities Security Local Source link
Hadath Mayor announces evictions of Syrian refugees 10/01/2017 Municipalities Security Local
Ban of protests by Machnouk 07/17/2017 Lebanese Government Security Contested Source link
Ban of sales and use of fireworks by North Lebanon Governor 05/29/2017 Governor/s (inc. Qa’im maqam, Mohafeth) Security Local Source link
Naameh municipality to close Syrian-run businesses, those employing Syrians 03/09/2017 Municipalities Security Local
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