ICC and grand corruption in Lebanon
ICC’s potential role in ending Lebanon’s saga of grand corruption

While Grand corruption is not in the list of core international crimes over which the ICC has jurisdiction, the Court can investigate crimes against humanity.

The Taif Agreement was named after the Saudi city it was negotiated in to end the civil war.
The road to Lebanese hell: Taif and other antecedents of corruption

The Taif Agreement is a temporary, transitory power-sharing arrangement that was wrongly interpreted and never completely implemented.

Global Corruption Barometer from Transparency International
A look at the Global Corruption Barometer results on Lebanon

Corruption, bribery, dissatisfaction, and some hope amidst the chaos.

Shot from the Jbeil protests in Lebanon. (Eva Mahfouz)
Lebanon Protests: The End of the Longstanding Resilience?

Both celebrated and cursed, the Lebanese resilience –or capacity to endure the toughest of situations.

Lebanese veterans strike in opposition of the new austerity measures taken by the Lebanese political class. (People's Dispatch)
How the Lebanese Political Class Frames the Economy

The debate on austerity measures is heating up, and the positions of different Lebanese political forces are questionable.

Beirut: A Land of Corrupt-unities

The lack of clear accountability mechanisms and unbiased news reporting in Lebanon as a result of clientelism and sectarianism is making the battle against corruption even more complex and difficult to win.

Election monitoring organizations ensure democratic voting in Lebanon

Organizations are playing a major role in overseeing the electoral process, each ensuring a democratic and just election period through their own tactics.

NSSF Scandal Shows the True Colors of Lebanese Government

Charges were filed by a national civil movement called UnitedForLebanon following the procurement of evidence and documents proving the embezzlement and misappropriation of funds.

Lebanon’s Budget: Between Fraudulent Expenses and Nepotism

To get a better understand these issues, we ought to carefully examine the 2017 state budget endorsed by the parliament in October.

Promised oil wealth stashed into Lebanese sovereign wealth fund: Who should spend the money?

As state-owned investment vehicles, sovereign wealth funds play an essential role in a country’s political,.