The Skills Gap Analysis is therefore the product of engaging the private sector in addressing the challenges to the attainment of SDGs through a holistic and multi-stakeholder approach, while building on opportunities which the establishment of the Tripoli Special Economic Zone adjacent to the Tripoli port presents.
The Strategic Partnership Agreement signed by the European Commission and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in 2004 is based on a shared set of goals for advancing peace and security, human rights and development across the globe.
The Report, based on a survey of 240 companies, aims at understanding the skill gaps that exist in the labor force of these key sectors of the Lebanese economy and provides concrete recommendations on how to improve the situation.
Within the framework of the “Lebanese-Palestinian Dialogue Forum” that aims at contributing to the development of clear and rational Lebanese national policies with respect to the Palestinian refugees’ presence in Lebanon, a need arose to launch an in-depth dialogue with professional associations around the challenges facing Palestinian refugees in practicing professional occupations and joining the related associations.
This report includes a summary of the main studies and reports developed on the issue of decentralization in Lebanon, in addition to the outcome of interviews and roundtables held around this issue during the period between November 2011 to April 2012.