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The “Project Cooperation Agreement” was signed between the Lebanese Ministry of Environment and the GEF Coordination Unit in September 2011 and the Ministry of Environment is awaiting for the issuance of the Grant acceptance Decree related to the project to launch the project.




The Ministry of Environment would like to thank the Global Environmental Facility for partly financing this project as well as thank IUCN and WWF MedPO for their in-kind contributions to this project. Special thanks are also addressed to the team of the Division of Global Environment Facility Coordination Unit at the United Nations Environment Programme (DGEF-UNEP) Ms. Maryam Niamir-Fuller, Ms. Virginie Hart (previous DGEF-UNEP team) and Mr. Edoardo Zandri from UNEP/GEF for their solid and committed partnership during the project inception and implementation.




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Project title

Sustainable Management of marine and coastal biodiversity and habitats through policy and legislative development for mainstreaming in Lebanon

Project number

PMS: 4020

Strategic objectives

GEF strategic long-term objective:

Strategic programme for GEF IV:         BD-SP4

Geographical scope


Project executing organization

Directorate General of Environment, Ministry of Environment, Lebanon

Duration of project

36 months

Commencing: 01 January 2012

Completion: 31 December 2014






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