Nov 29, 2019
MAJALAT’s position on the European Union’s reaction to the Lebanese Uprisings
Lebanon has witnessed, since 17 October 2019, first of kind countrywide non-sectarian protests in response to the government’s failure to find solutions to a multidimensional crisis that has been facing the country for years. These uprisings have led to the resignation of Prime Minister Hariri and the dissolution of the government. Consequently, a new cabinet will be chosen. This position paper examines the European Union’s response to the uprisings and proposes policy recommendations for reform that should be promoted in the framework of the EU- Southern Neighborhood partnership and EU- Lebanon partnership. Position Paper