Local Strategic Planning1This training guidebook falls within the framework of the project entitled “Enhanced Municipal Governance for Effective Decentralization in Lebanon”, implemented by UN-Habitat in cooperation with the Ministry of Interior and Municipalities/ Directorate General of Administrations and Local Councils and funded by the Italian Government.

The project aims at supporting the Directorate General through the empowerment of the Department of Guidance and Investigation and enhancing communication with the Municipalities and Unions of Municipalities. The project also intends to develop a national municipal capacity development plan which encompasses training curricula on financial, administrative and technical aspects as well as local planning.

Also available in Arabic.