This analysis was conducted within the framework of an exploratory research project in Lebanon and the findings thereof are summarized below. The example of Lebanon demonstrates that the EU in its Southern Neighbourhood Policy is presently trapped between its normative requirements und the political interest in stability. This dilemma needs to be resolved by the EU and the ENP needs to be remodelled into a more effective political instrument. The analysis of various Lebanese perspectives on the ENP gathered through the means of qualitative interviews discloses which aspects need to be considered in the case of Lebanon in particular

Southern Neighbourhood
Good governance and rule of law
Fondation Heinrich Böll