In collaboration with UNFPA, NCLW proceeded to the drafting and updating of the National Strategy for Women in Lebanon.
This collaboration sought the opinions of experts from the civil society, public institutions and international organizations working in the field of women issues. This work had started in 2011 with the launching of the National Strategy for Women in Lebanon (2011-2021) and the National Action Plan (2013-2016) in 2013. This participatory work continued with the annual monitoring of the implementation of the National Action Plan (2013-2016) by relevant ministries and public administrations as well as civil society organizations (Universities, NGOs, Syndicates) and International Organisations and UN agencies.
The monitoring process of the yearly implementation of the National action plan covered the years 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.
In 2016, at the completion of the first National Action Plan (2013-2016) NCLW , in a participatory approach wtih the main partners from ministries, public institutions, CSOs, associations, trade unions, international organizations operating in Lebanon a National Action Plan for the years 2017-2019, was drafted, and validated.
The second national plan for the years 2017-2019 included practical objectives for each strategic goal, as well as activities/interventions, results, expected outcomes, indicators and suggested stakeholders for the execution of each goal.