Accession of Lebanon to the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI): Lessons Learned, Analysis, and Legal Aspects of Accession

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Shaikha Al Kubaisi , Mariam Al Maraghi , Noora Al Naimi , Najla Al Naimi , Rana Al Bashir , Sara Al Subaey

Abstract

This policy paper recommends that Lebanon should join the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI). The EITI can benefit Lebanon by providing transparency in Lebanon’s industrial sector, which serves the public interest. It further could improve Lebanon’s economy and accountability by empowering communities and forming a relationship between government and civil society. The EITI also can help in building a trustworthy reputation for Lebanon, making Lebanon an appealing environment for investors.

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Keywords

Lebanon
oil and gas
transparency
law
corruption
accession and compliance
customary law
NOCs
IOCs
Equator Principles

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