University General Assembly 1


Liam Collins
South Africa

Cite as

Delegate of Lebanon Represented by Liam Collins

Position Paper General Assembly One: Strengthening the rule of law and the reform of the criminal justice institutions (16.3: Promote rule of law)

The United Nation’s pillars of peace and security, development and human rights provide the direction for international criminal justice reform. It is upon this foundation that Lebanon seeks to strengthen their rule of law as well as partake in actions to improve the rule of law internationally.

Crime continues to be a major threat throughout Lebanon. Economic growth has slowed significantly, to 1.8% annual GDP growth, due to deteriorating economies in neighbouring conflict areas such as Syria. This, in turn, has led to a spike in Lebanon crime rates. Additio...