Lebanese Transparency Association

LTA, which was established in May 1999, is Transparency International (TI)'s Lebanese chapter. It is the first Lebanese NGO that focuses on curbing corruption and promoting the principles of good governance.


Realizing the unacceptable levels corruption reached in Lebanon and the need to act against it, a group of business people, academics, economists, lawyers and intellectuals joined forces to found LTA in May 1999 in a bid to curb corruption through civil society.
The organization resorts to all appropriate means to fight corruption, improve the quality of life, and encourage civil society to take measures towards transparency and accountability.

LTA does not investigate or expose individual cases of corruption, instead, LTA advocates for reform by focusing on systemic improvement and by building coalitions with other anti-corruption stakeholders, including the government, parliamentarians, the private sector, media institutions, the international community and civil society organizations.




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> On February 28, LTA in cooperation with Nokta Fasle Association celebrated the opening of its new Lebanese Advocacy and Legal Advice Center (LALAC) for victims and witnesses of corruption at a kick-off event in Nabatieh. Press Release

> LTA organized an outreach session in Tripoli to inform residents about LALAC' free services for Corruption victims and witnesses. Press Release

> LTA expands services to victims and witnesses of corruption: Launches two new Lebanese Advocacy and Legal Advice Centers in Bekaa and Nabatieh, in addition to Beirut office. Press Release

> Corruption Perception Index 2013: Lebanon ranked 127 out of 177, marking a decrease in the level of integrity compared to the last year. Press Release

> LTA accepts applications for "Internal Controller" Position. Terms of Reference

> Within the framework of the “Lebanese Advocacy and Legal Advice Center” program, LTA accepts applications for Project Coordinator. Terms of Reference

> On November 11, 2013 LTA organized a workshop addressing "Fighting Bribery" in the Beirut Bar Association premises in Beirut. Press Release

> Within the framework of "Corruption Investigator" project, LTA is looking for a Senior Journalist. Terms of Reference

> Do you want to participate in the fight against Corruption ??? Join us now

> Mr. Ronald Barakat has been appointed by the Board Members as LTA new Executive Director. Announcement - Biography

> On July 15, LTA organized the Closing Ceremony of the "Youth Partnership in Municipalities for the Improvement of Local Governance- Musharaka" in Beirut. Press Release

> LTA announce the results of the Global Corruption Barometer (GCB) 2013; the only worldwide public opinion survey on views and experiences of corruption. Press Release

> On February 6th, LTA and Transparency International -UK Chapter- have jointly hosted the launch of "the Middle East and North Africa Report of the Government Defence Anti-Corruption Index". Press Release Media Coverage

> Le Commerce du Levant Magazine in cooperation with LTA has published a special issue denouncing corruption in Lebanon.  Article Brief

> LTA organized the Anti- Corruption Day entitled: “Anti Corruption Day: Lebanese status and the necessary reform steps” on December 09, 2012 under the high patronage of his Excellency the President of the Republic of Lebanon, General Michel SLEIMAN. Press Release

> On November 28, the Lebanese Transparency Association held its annual General Assembly and elect a new board of Directors. Press release

> Access to Information Survey Report. The Report

> TI new Defence Companies Anti-Corruption Index (CI). The Study

> Briefing about A2I survey results.