Our datas and informations on Lebanese municipalities
Federations of municipalities
Federations or unions are created by decree, or at the request of Municipalities (optional) or on top of the initiative of Minister of Interior (as necessary). They can constitute an unlimited number of cities and enjoy a legal status with financial and administrative (...)
The Mohafazah (Mohafazat in plural) is an administrative division which is the region in France. It is generally divided into several kadaa (Qada'a) and generally the administrative center is the city which is the most important in the region.
The Kaza (Qada'a) is an administrative division of the Mohafazah, whose equivalent in France would be the department.
Article 1 of Legislative Decree No. 118 of 30 June 1977 states that the municipality is a local government. Its enjoys financial autonomy and power of self-management.
Foreign Companies in Lebanon (June – December 2008)
The second half of 2008 witnessed the registration of 19 foreign companies compared to 18 companies in the first half. The overall number of registered companies in 2008 was 32 companies (compared to 44 in 2007).
Loom weaving (Al Nol) : A Lebanese tradition facing extinction
The Lebanese used to be famous for practicing various handicraft, many of them now extinct, among them loom weaving (Al Nol).
First meeting of animators held in Picardie north of Paris, from 7 to 12 September 2009 - 13-11-2009
Held in Picardie north of Paris, from 7 to 12 September 2009 with the support of OFAJ and Solidarité Laique. Participants were youth from Lebanon (Solidarity and Development Association), Germany (Jugendwerk der AWO Berlin) and France (Les Francas).
International seminar "The right to citizenship... Living together..." - 25-11-2010
Tadamoun wa Tanmia Association participated in the third international seminar on secularism held in El Jadida - Morocco. The first seminar was held in Lyon – France in 2008 and the second seminar took place in Wavre – Belgium in 2009.
Agreement between Minister of Environment Rahhal and nine municipalities to increase green space - 07-10-2010
New parks will be built in nine municipalities around Beirut. This is the project that was announced yesterday by Minister Mohammad Rahhal, during a press conference which was held on the occasion of the signing of agreements with the presidents of these municipal (...)
"Letters to Beirut" within the framework of Beirut the World Book Capital (April 2009 - April 2010) - 06-10-2009
The "Letters to Beirut" international project aims at establishing a website that offers a space to those wishing to write letters to the city of Beirut.
French Public School seeks to establish internet group to group correspondence with a Lebanese school
Primary School in Creusot (southern Bourgogne - France) seeks to establish an Internet correspondence (in French language) with a primary school in Lebanon.
Call for project: Construction of a sewage system for the city of Baaqline
Baaqline faces serious problems in protecting its environment due to the lack of drainage systems and wastewater treatment. Wastewater is still discharged in unsafe and unhealthy open pits, which infiltrate to the groundwater.
Call for proposal- project for the implementation of traffic safety in Chouf Es Souayjani municipalities’ federation
During the civil war the region has experienced a period of rapid development due to the relocation of many people from Beirut and its suburbs. This quick growth lacked urban planning and adequate infrastructure for the area. (Available in French)
"Al Dawliyah Lilmaaloumat" study for waste collection and treatment in Lebanon: 128 million dollars paid annually for "Sukleen" and "Sukumi" companies
"Al Dawliyah lilmaaloumat" carried out a study (available in arabic) on waste in Lebanon. It presented figures showing the amount of waste in the regions and districts, and also explained how the successive governments did not set up a comprehensive national plan to address this issue all over Lebanon in the absence of any recycling (...)
Seminar on "improving Accessibility to Marine Regions: A Challenge for Europe" - 15/04/2011 in Gijón
The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions, the Principality of Asturias and the Port Authority of Gijón will organize a seminar on "Improving Accessibility to Marine Regions: A Challenge for Europe" on 15th of April in Gijón (Asturias, Spain).
File on municipal and ikhtiariah lebanese elections 2010 and income distribution of Independent Municipal Fund
File available in arabic on the voters, municipal councils and results of lebanese Municipal and Ikhtiariah elections held in 2010.
Project "Energy Efficiency Watch"
In today's world, Europe is facing rising oil and gas prices, threats to the security of energy supply and energy poverty as well as the already noticeable consequences of climate change. Energy efficiency is the quickest, cheapest and most direct way to turn these challenges into real (...)
Guidebook of Sustainable Neighbourhoods in Europe
The practical existing examples presented in this guidebook are prepared for local authorities in order to get inspiration to build attractive, healthy and self-sufficient, sustainable communities. Therefore, the purpose of this guidebook is to identify and present pioneer eco-community developments in (...)
File : "Achieving 20% savings in energy consumption"
In June 2005 the European Commission published a Green Paper on Energy Efficiency entitled “Doing more with less”. This long awaited initiative reflects the Energy Commissioner's intention to make energy efficiency his personal priority. It is a very welcome step (...)
The European eco-labels on products made from wood incorporating criteria of sustainable forest management
There are many signs of recognition of the ecological (or environmental)quality products. Some correspond to simple self-reports from the companies that generate or market the products. Others, called eco-labels correspond to statements whose compliance is verified by an accredited inspection (...)