Administrative development and corruption in Lebanon are crucial issues amid the country’s pressing challenges, such as the energy and electricity crisis, that require attention and reform. Improving access to information is a vital component in tackling corruption and promoting transparency. Efforts towards anti-corruption measures and implementing policies that encourage open government practices are essential for addressing the systemic challenges. Embracing digital transformation can play a significant role in enhancing administrative processes and reducing opportunities for corruption. The implementation of effective procurement laws and regulations is essential to ensure transparency, accountability, and fair competition in government contracts. Achieving administrative development and combating corruption in Lebanon requires a comprehensive and multi-faceted approach, involving government institutions, civil society, and international partners. By promoting openness, accountability, and empowering citizens, through the implementation of the recommendations and policies of panelists, Lebanon can strive towards an efficient and corruption-free administrative system.
HE Ziyad Baroud, Lawyer, Managing Partner at HBDT Law Firm, Former Minister of Interior and Municipalities.
MP Mark Daou, Member of Parliament
Dr. Ghada Ayoub, Member of Parliament, Associate Professor at Faculty of Law and Political Sciences LU, Head of Public Law Department.