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Diplomacy, Programs and Aid

  • Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD)
    Projects, operations, resources, and technical assistance from the AFESD. Members of the AFESD are the 21 Arab countries that are members of the League of Arab states (including Lebanon).
  • Delegation of the European Commission to the Republic of Lebanon
    The Delegations of the External Service serve European Union interests throughout the world.
  • Diplomacy Monitor (St. Thomas University School of Law)
    Indexes current government news releases and other documents on diplomatic issues. Browse for documents by topic or documents issued by or affecting a particular nation.
  • Embassy of Lebanon in Washington, DC
    Diplomatic representation of Lebanon in the United States.
  • Embassy of the United States in Beirut, Lebanon
    Diplomatic representation of the U.S. in Lebanon.
  • EU's Relations with Lebanon
    Overview, country strategy, EU support, and documents on the European Union's relations with Lebanon.
  • G-77 at the United Nations
    The Group of 77 is an intergovernmental organization of developing states in the UN. It provides the means for the countries of the South to articulate and promote their collective economic interests and enhance their joint negotiating capacity on all major international economic issues within the United Nations system, and promote South-South cooperation for development. There are now 130 member states (including Lebanon), although the name G-77 was retained because of its historical significance.
  • Islamic Development Bank
    "The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) is a Multilateral Development Bank (MDB), established to foster the economic development and social progress of its member countries and Muslim communities in non-member countries in accordance with the principles of Shari'ah (Islamic Law). There are 56 member countries (including Lebanon).
  • League of Arab States (In Arabic, English site under construction)
    Established in 1945, the Arab League has 22 members (including Lebanon). The Arab League promotes the political, economic, cultural, and social interests of member states.
  • Permanent Mission of Lebanon to the United Nations
    Website of member state missions and their representatives to the United Nations.
  • ReliefWeb - Lebanon
    ReliefWeb, administered by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), provides news, documents, maps, and background information on emergency assistance by country.
  • SESRTCIC - Lebanon
    Socioeconomic statistics and information for member countries from the Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRTCIC), a subsidiary organ of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC).
  • UNHCR
    News, operations, statistics, background, analysis and policy, and maps from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Select Lebanon from the "Browse by country" drop-down menu on the right.
  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Lebanon
    UNDP helps countries work toward human rights, democratic governance, poverty reduction, crisis prevention and recovery, energy and environment for sustainable development, and HIV/AIDS prevention.
  • United Nations Division for Sustainable Development - Lebanon
    Economic, social and environmental policies and plans for sustainable development from the UN Department Economic and Social Affairs
  • United Nations System in Lebanon
    "The organizations of the United Nations present in Lebanon cover a wide range of mandates, including peacekeeping, assistance to refugees, humanitarian assistance, technical cooperation and financial assistance for development."
  • USAID - Lebanon
    United States Agency for International Development (USAID) economic and humanitarian assistance programs in Lebanon.
  • U.S. State Department - Lebanon
    U.S.-Lebanon relations, humanitarian assistance, reconstruction, and country background notes.
    • Background Notes - Lebanon
      Provides country background and foreign policy information for the American public from the Department of State's Bureau of Public Affairs.
  • World Bank - Lebanon
    World Bank data, projects, and research in Lebanon.
  • World Trade Organization - Lebanese Republic (Observer Country)
    Provides key information on trade statistics, WTO commitments, disputes, trade policy reviews, and notifications for observer countries.

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Peacekeeping and Military Information

  • International Court of Justice (ICJ)
    ICJ is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations. ICJ "has a twofold role: to settle, in accordance with international law, legal disputes submitted to it by States (Contentious cases ) and to give advisory opinions (Advisory proceedings) on legal questions referred to it by duly authorized United Nations organs and specialized agencies."
  • International Crisis Group - Lebanon
    Reports, briefings, and analysis of violent conflicts and peace implementation in Lebanon.
    • Arab-Israeli Conflict
      Reports, briefings, and analysis of violent conflicts and peace implementation in Israel and neighboring Arab countries/territories.
  • Lebanon Military Guide
    Maps, agencies, military branches, nuclear capability, news, and references from GlobalSecurity.org.
  • Lebanon: Security Assistance
    Country-by-country listing provides information on Political-Military-administered security assistance funds from the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs.
  • Operation Desert Storm
    This site, from Global Security, provides information, timeline, and statistics on Operation Desert Storm. It includes data on ground and air forces, allied contributions, and financial contributions.
  • Operation Desert Storm: Ten Years After
    This National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book discusses the role of intelligence, stealth technology and space systems in the Gulf War.
  • United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL)
    1978-Present: "Originally, UNIFIL was created by the Security Council in 1978 to confirm Israeli withdrawal from Lebanon, restore international peace and security and assist the Lebanese Government in restoring its effective authority in the area. Following the July/August 2006 crisis, the Council enhanced the Force and decided that in addition to the original mandate, it would, among other things, monitor the cessation of hostilities; accompany and support the Lebanese armed forces as they deploy throughout the south of Lebanon; and extend its assistance to help ensure humanitarian access to civilian populations and the voluntary and safe return of displaced persons."
  • United Nations Observation Group in Lebanon (UNOGIL)
    June 1958-December 1958: "UNOGIL was established to ensure that there was no illegal infiltration of personnel or supply of arms or other materiel across the Lebanese borders. After the conflict had been settled, tensions eased and UNOGIL was withdrawn."
  • United States Central Command - Lebanon
    U.S. Central Command conducts operations to attack, disrupt and defeat terrorism, deter and defeat adversaries, deny access to WMD, assure regional access, strengthen regional stability, build the self-reliance of partner nations’ security forces, and protect the vital interests of the United States within the area of responsibility. 
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