Julien Courson

A Word From The National Coordinator

(Introductory message)

The Coalition for Energy Governance aims to maximize the potential of civil society actors to uphold transparency and good governance in the nascent oil and gas sector. This year, we will view all of our work through an environmental lens. As the extractive industry expands, we will work to mitigate its harmful effects on coastal and marine ecosystems.

What we aim for

Mission

The Coalition aims to promote good governance in the energy sector in Lebanon, through information dissemination, monitoring and assessment, advocacy and awareness raising. These actions will be achieved by all legal means, in compliance with the laws and regulations in force.

Vision

The Coalition for Energy Governance (CEG) serves as the public policy advocate for the Oil & Gas sector in Lebanon. It advocates for improved governance, transparency and accountability in the Energy sector in general and Oil and Gas in particular, and sustainable development for future generations through the development of the Lebanese civil society organizational capacity and the support of CSOs’ role in local and international initiatives, such as the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) and the Open Government Partnership (OGP). 

Strategic Objectives

Developing the civil society’s capacities to play its monitoring role in terms of good governance in the energy sector. Promoting transparency and accountability to implement the necessary reforms, through supporting the role of CSOs in local and international initiatives, such as the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) and the Open Government Partnership (OGP).  

Organizational Principals

Sustainable development for future generations; Transparency and accuracy of information; Integrity and Accountability for performance and decisions made in the oil and gas sector; Clarity of goals, roles and responsibilities in the oil and gas sector; Activating joint work between public administrations and civil society; Ability to implement policies.  

Members