Environmental governance has long been neglected and requires a long-term strategic agenda. Although Lebanon has promulgated many important environmental regulations, enforcement and monitoring remain very weak.

In 2023, priority reforms and policies under this sector are linked to:

  • Developing a framework for chemical safety and management
  • Policies linked to tariff restructuring at the Ministry of Environment on solid waste (cost recovery)

These two priorities are being discussed in accordance with the 3RF principle of inclusive dialogue within the forum of the “Planet Results Group”, which is a coordination forum linked to the UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework, the key UN strategic document to support the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Lebanon and for the period 2023-2025.

Minutes of meeting:

Environment Working Group Minutes of Meeting 20 July 2023


Concept Note Lebanon Chemical Management Programme (revised post 3RF meeting)