The Open Library Project

The Open Library Project is an online resource library with readily available reference books, reports, studies, guides and tools, and fact sheets relevant to civil society and civil society organisations’ work in Lebanon.

Dossiers are sub-libraries specific to certain events or themes
Cover Title Publisher(s) Publishing Year Synopsis Dossier Theme
Strategy Development for a Mental Health and Psychological support Knowledge Hub Lebanon Support, Arab Resource Collective (ARC) 2016

The objective of the report is to identify the psychosocial impact and needs of humanitarian actors working with refugees in Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, North Iraq and Palestine. The research... [read more]

Humanitarian Knowledge Base Refugees, Mental Health & Psychosocial
Tatimma Issue 3 Lebanon Support 2011

Conflicts, abuses, repression, and human rights violations always leave a bitter taste when proper mourning to achieve personal or communal healing is cutoff by indifference, and politics of... [read more]

History of Conflicts and Political Violence, Lebanon's Civil War (1975 - 1990) Right to information, Conflict Resolution
Tatimma Issue 2 Lebanon Support 2011

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are a set of eight specific objectives for enhancing the human condition, including goals of poverty reduction and improvement in education, gender equality... [read more]

Humanitarian Knowledge Base Civil Society Development
Nahr el-Bared Statistical Report 2009 Lebanon Support 2009

This report aims to provide statistical and analytical tools for the recovery community working in North Lebanon, specifically those working with the Nahr el-Bared displaced and returnee... [read more]

The Nahr El-Bared War, Humanitarian Knowledge Base Refugees, Recovery & Reconstruction
Tatimma Issue 1 Lebanon Support 2010

This issue of Tatimma focuses on the question of civil rights and liberties in Lebanon. Whilst it is usually considered that civil freedoms in Lebanon are light-years ahead... [read more]

Women's rights and status, Gender Equity Network, Iraqi Refugees in Lebanon Democracy, Citizenship & Civic Rights, Gender
Glocalizing humanitarian interventions in Lebanon: A reflexive look into innovative practices in times of crises. A compilation of papers Lebanon Support 2017

These papers have been published in the framework of Lebanon Support and Amel Association’s joint call for publications “... [read more]

Humanitarian Knowledge Base Refugees, Civil Society Development
Civil Society Review issue 2 - Lebanese, refugee, and migrant women in Lebanon: From sociopolitical marginality to turnaround strategies (preview) Lebanon Support 2016

While women’s issues and rights have been at the forefront of public and civil society debate, academic, and activist publications, women’s inequalities and the discrimination women face in... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Gender
"A Shoulder to Lean On.” Towards Rights-Based Interventions and Policies for Syrian Refugees in Lebanon. Lebanon Support 2016

This policy brief analyses the socio-political implications of the so-called October policies, and suggests legislative, political, and practical measures to improve the situation of Syrian... [read more]

Syrian Refugees in Lebanon, Conflict Analysis Project Refugees, Policy Interventions
Humanitarian Assistance in Lebanon: Overview, Challenges and Recommendations. Revisiting the Humanitarian System: The Call for Country Ownership in the Case of Lebanon. Lebanon Support 2016

The 2015 Global Humanitarian Assistance (GHA) Report highlights that in 2013, 147 countries received humanitarian assistance, with countries from the Arab region, particularly those affected by... [read more]

Humanitarian Knowledge Base Civil Society Development
Access to Healthcare for Syrian Refugees. The Impact of Fragmented Service Provision on Syrians’ Daily Lives Lebanon Support 2016

This report aims to explore the fragmented organisation of healthcare services in Lebanon, for Syrian refugees. Although it is not an assessment of the Lebanese healthcare system, this report does... [read more]

Syrian Refugees in Lebanon, Conflict Analysis Project Refugees, Health

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