"The Program to Strengthen the Lebanese Parliament through the Development of a Legislative Resource Center in Lebanon (PSLP) is a United States Agency for International Developmentfunded legislative strengthening program designed to improve the administrative support services of the Lebanese Parliament and assist the Parliament in the establishment of a resource center which will serve as a leader in information and training in the Arab world. The program is implemented by the State University of New York/Center for International Development (SUNY/CID). SUNY/CID is a leading university-based international development center enhancing knowledge and practice in the area of governance and policy making. Over the past quarter century, SUNY/CID has provided technical assistance to over 30 parliaments and regional parliamentary associations world wide. This glossary has been prepared to provide the staff of the Lebanese Parliament with political, legislative and legal terms that they may encounter in their work. The glossary provides an English/Arabic and Arabic/English translation of those terms."