SAWT BEIRUT INTERNATIONAL

| 7 July 2022, Thursday |

Lebanese Parliament and UN Lebanon sign compact to boost cooperation

The UN Information Centre in Beirut announced on Monday that Nabih Berri, the Speaker of the Lebanese Parliament, and Najat Rochdi, the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Lebanon, signed a partnership compact between the Parliament and the UN Country Team in Lebanon (UNCT) to boost bilateral cooperation in key areas and achieve sustainable development.

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

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

 

    Source:
  • NNA