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  • 08/09/2014
    The Commission sets out cooperation priorities for the Eastern and the Southern Neighbourhood for coming years
  • 06/08/2014
    523 65744 1 _blank Statement by the Spokesperson on the situation in Lebanon Statement by the Spokesperson on the situation in Lebanon /statements/docs/2014/140806_02_en.pdf 08/06/2014 10:18:00 08/06/2014 10:18:00 08/06/2014 10:18:00 nulldate 2014080610 <p>European External Action Service</p> 090126248c69e7b1 N 090126248c69e7b1 /statements/docs/2014/140806_02_en.pdf 474148 pdf Y /statements/docs/2014/140806_02_en.pdf 2 /statements/docs/2014/140806_02_en.pdf /statements/docs/2014/140806_02_fr.pdf /statements/docs/2014/140806_02_zz.pdf N ID_INTERNAL N N
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  • 04/06/2014
    383 65744 1 _blank European Union reaffirms its support for Palestine refugees European Union reaffirms its support for Palestine refugees /statements/docs/2014/140604_02_en.pdf 06/04/2014 10:47:00 06/04/2014 10:47:00 06/04/2014 10:47:00 nulldate 2014060410 <p>European External Action Service</p> 090126248c085920 N 090126248c085920 /statements/docs/2014/140604_02_en.pdf 452993 pdf Y /statements/docs/2014/140604_02_en.pdf 1 /statements/docs/2014/140604_02_en.pdf /statements/docs/2014/140604_02_zz.pdf N ID_INTERNAL N N
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Political relations

The EU seeks to help Lebanon develop into a stable, democratic, politically open and economically strong neighbour.

Our bilateral relations are based on the EU-Lebanon Association Agreement pdf - 2 MB [2 MB] Deutsch (de) français (fr) , establishing a framework for political dialogue, enhancing trade and promoting cooperation in economic and social fields. The EU-Lebanon Action Plan pdf - 408 KB [408 KB] transforms these objectives into detailed actions.

This second EU-Lebanon Action Plan reflects the principles of the new European Neighbourhood Policy, revised in response to the Arab spring in 2011.

Progress in achieving the Action Plan objectives is annually assessed by the ENP Progress Reports pdf - 138 KB [138 KB] .

Financial assistance

Lebanon benefits from the EU financial assistance, receiving annually approximately €50m from the European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument pdf - 113 KB [113 KB] čeština (cs) dansk (da) Deutsch (de) eesti keel (et) ελληνικά (el) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it) latviešu valoda (lv) lietuvių kalba (lt) magyar (hu) Malti (mt) Nederlands (nl) polski (pl) português (pt) slovenčina (sk) slovenščina (sl) suomi (fi) svenska (sv) .
This amount is supplemented by various regional and thematic programmes.

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ENPI National Indicative Programme 2011-2013 for Lebanon pdf - 403 KB [403 KB]

European Neighbourhood Policy – Publication of annual progress reports The EU's annual communication and reports on the implementation of its Neighbourhood Policy (ENP), released on March 27, show a mixed picture. Although 2013 has been a year of crises in some of its partner countries, reflecting political instability and difficult socio-economic conditions, the EU has continued to support efforts to enhance democratic governance, build security and support sustainable and inclusive development. /images/top_stories/270314_enp-package.jpg Energy, one of the areas of cooperation between the EU and its Neighbours (Photo: Workers connecting a gas pipeline, EU/Arab Gas Market Project) © EU 0801262480df10c7 0801262480862884 0801262480968674 080126248091bc06 080126248096a860 080126248096a869 080126248096a872 080126248096a877 080126248096a89d 080126248096a8a8 080126248096a8af 080126248096a8c2 080126248096a8c9 080126248096a8bc 080126248096a881 08012624809686b0 080126248096854a 08012624869864f0 27/03/2014 /top_stories/2014/270314_enp_package_en.htm