National reports

Document type
National Report
Publication date (of file/URL)
1 January 2020

The annual report on monitoring and conservation of marine turtles in Lebanon presents the results of the survey done during the 2019 sea turtles nesting season. This year, the monitoring effort covered 22 km of the Lebanese sandy beaches, allowing to find new important marine turtles nesting sites

National monitoring programme for marine Biodiversity in Lebanon
Document type
National Report
Publication date (of file/URL)
1 January 2019

The Ecosystem Approach (EcAp) is a strategy for the integrated management of land, water and living resources that promotes conservation and sustainable use in an equitable way, as stated by the Convention of Biological Diversity. This process aims to achieve the Good Environmental Status (GES) in

Sixth National Report
Document type
National Report
Publication date (of file/URL)
1 January 2019

In decision XIII/27, COP 13 adopted guidelines, including reporting templates, for the sixth national report which was due 31 December 2018. The sixth national reports will provide a final review of progress in the implementation of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 and towards the Aichi

Management Plan for the Jounieh proposed Marine Protected Area
Document type
National Report
Publication date (of file/URL)
1 January 2018

This document represents the proposed management Plan of the Jounieh Nature Marine Reserve (JNMR). It aims at providing, in addition to the description of the status of the nature marine reserve and of its main challenges, a clear vision and operational objectives of the proposed management measures

Report of the National Monitoring Progeamme for Biodiversity in Lebanon
Document type
National Report
Publication date (of file/URL)
1 March 2017

This national montoring programme includes these 3 Ecological Objectives (EOs):

• EO1: Biodiversity related to habitats and species: marine mammals (Cetacean and monk seal), marine turtles and sea birds.

• EO2: Non-indigenous species (NIS)

• EO3: Fisheries

Document type
National Report
Publication date (of file/URL)
21 December 2015

The National Strategy For Conservation and Management of Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture in Lebanon presents a succinct revision of the status of PGRFA management in Lebanon, identifies the emerging challenges, and formulates a National Plan of Action for the coming 20 years with

Fifth National Report
Document type
National Report
Publication date (of file/URL)
1 August 2015

In decision X/10, the Conference of the Parties requested Parties to submit their fifth national report by 31 March 2014. The fifth national reports provided an important source of information for a mid-term review of progress towards the implementation of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011

Ecological characterization of sites of interest for conservation in Lebanon: Enfeh, Ras Chekaa, Raoucheh, Saida, Tyre and Nakoura
Document type
National Report
Publication date (of file/URL)
1 January 2015

The present document has been prepared within the framework of the “Regional Project for the Development of a Mediterranean Marine and Coastal Protected Areas (MPAs) Network through the boosting of Mediterranean MPAs creation and management (MedMPAnet Project)”, whose general objective is to enhance

The ecological characterization of the marine areas of Nakoura, Tyre and Saida in Lebanon
Document type
National Report
Publication date (of file/URL)
1 January 2015

The present document is an intergral part of the MedMPAnet Project whose general objective is to enhance the effective conservation of regionally important coastal and marine biodiversity features, through the creation of an ecologically coherent MPA network in the Mediterranean region’, as required

The ecological characterization of the marine areas of Enfeh peninsula, Ras Chekaa and Raoucheh
Document type
National Report
Publication date (of file/URL)
1 January 2015

The present document is an intergral part of the MedMPAnet Project whose general objective is to enhance the effective conservation of regionally important coastal and marine biodiversity features, through the creation of an ecologically coherent MPA network in the Mediterranean region’, as required