This project is funded by the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) and will run until October 31st, 2014.
Goals & Objectives
-To enhance Lebanese citizens’ knowledge of their rights under the law and empower them to exercise their rights;
-To enhance the capacity of the local civil society to advocate effectively against corruption;
-To enhance existing community networks to promote grassroots organization aimed at increasing awareness of rights and encourage sustained civic participation; and
-To foster an inclusive, national anti-corruption awareness-raising and outreach campaign.
-To strengthen the capacity of the Lebanon Anti-Bribery Network (LABN) to build local ownership, promote long term sustainability, and to contribute to the development of a democratic structure.
-To increase awareness among citizens and SMEs of their rights so that they are better equipped to refuse or choose not to engage in corrupt acts.
-To empower citizens so that they can collectively advocate for their rights and stronger rule of law in Lebanon.
-To encourage companies to adopt anti-bribery policies.
Team in charge
Sabine Maroun: Project Manager
Ayman Dandash and Said Issa: Project Assistants
Pamela Zouein: Finance and Accounting Manager
Hazar Assi: Communication and Social Media Manager
List of events and activities:
-August 2014: Public event in Beirut souks.
-Series of workshops on Access to Information and Bribery issues.
-September 2014: LABN closure event including launching of two guidebooks and distribution of transparency awards.