Result 1.1. Alignment of Lebanese legislation regulating SPS with international recognized standards (WTO and OIE) is enhanced
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Experts Catherine DUPUY and Xavier RAVAUX visiting a slaughterhouse

Indicative expected sub-results:
1.1.1 Review of the existing SPS legislation in cooperation with beneficiaries and preparation of gap analysis;
An update and complementation of existing legislation, regulatory texts and inspection standards is necessary in order to harmonize the national regulation with international SPS standards (EU, OIE, WTO).
A review of existing national legislation is carried out regarding:
- Animal health (including animal identification)
- Animal welfare
- Veterinary medicines
- Animal feed
- By-products
- Food safety
- Import / export conditions and border controls
- Other significant legislation as deemed necessary.
A gap analysis of the relevant legislation will be conducted. An assessment and a comparison of the national legislation with the EU requirements will be set up and a comparison chart will be drawn.

Mission 01 - 28 January 2019 –01 February 2019
STEs: Dr. Catherine DUPUY - Dr. Xavier RAVAUX

Mission 02 - 11 February 2019 – 13 February 2019
STEs: Dr. Catherine DUPUY - Dr. Xavier RAVAUX

Mission 03 - 11 March 2019 – 15 March 2019
STEs: Dr. Catherine DUPUY - Dr. Xavier RAVAUX
1.1.2 Development of a legal harmonization plan identifying and prioritizing the legislation to be drafted in the short, medium and long term;

Mission 01 - 23 September 2019 –27 September 2019
STEs: Dr. Xavier RAVAUX & Dr. Anne-Claire LOMELLINI-DERECLENNE

On the basis of these findings, two main documents were produced:
1/ an architecture proposal for a law on veterinary public health.
2/ the proposal for a list of implementing texts (decisions or circular) on which experts propose to work in future missions.
1.1.3 Drafting of selected legislation in agreement with beneficiaries.
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Experts Catherine DUPUY and Xavier RAVAUX with Dr. Mohamad Sekkriye ARD visiting a dairy fabric in Bekaa

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