In its quest to facilitate the reform of vocational education and training and employment systems in its partner countries, the European Training Foundation takes a closer look at the recent developments of Lebanon in this regard. Key developments include: 1) Government committance to a strategy on youth, including vocational training, closely aligned with the needs of the private sector and targeting 500,000 young people at risk. 2) Failure to establish a framework that would enable the national authorities to define VET intervention priorities, efficient allocation of resources or accountability of results.