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
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Cover Title Publisher(s) Publishing Year Synopsis Dossier Theme
Glocalizing humanitarian interventions in Lebanon: A reflexive look into innovative practices in times of crises. A compilation of papers 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) 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 Guide To Global Gender Targets 2016

The present guide proposes to reconcile the gender-related targets in the Sustainable Development Goals with the objectives of the Beijing Platform according to various sub-topics. It is... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Quality of Life, Gender
State of the Syria Crisis Response: An Assessment of Humanitarian and Development Challenges and Ways Forward 2016

Since the Syrian conflict began in 2011, 11 million people have been internally displaced or have fled to neighboring states. This has put an incredible strain on the hosting societies,... [read more]

Conflict Analysis Project Refugees, Humanitarian Financing & Resources
"A Shoulder to Lean On.” Towards Rights-Based Interventions and Policies for Syrian Refugees in Lebanon. 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. 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 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... [read more]

Syrian Refugees in Lebanon, Conflict Analysis Project Refugees, Health
The Conflict Context in Tripoli: Chronic Neglect, Increased Poverty, & Leadership Crisis. 2016

This report provides an analysis of the current political, social and economic dynamics in Tripoli, Lebanon. The analysis begins with a brief overview of Tripoli’s history in the 20th century and... [read more]

Conflict Analysis Project Quality of Life, Conflict Resolution
Syrian Refugees' Livelihoods. The Impact of Progressively Constrained Legislations and Increased Informality on Syrians’ Daily Lives. 2016

This report examines both the historical development and current situation of Syrians working in Lebanon through the analysis of policies established and implemented by the Lebanese government.... [read more]

Syrian Refugees in Lebanon, Socio-Economic Rights Base, Conflict Analysis Project Refugees, Livelihoods & Labour Rights
The Long-Term Challenges of Forced Migration: Perspectives from Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq 2016

The Syrian conflict has forcibly displaced more than 11 million people to neighbouring countries such as Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Egypt, and elsewhere both regionally and globally. In a... [read more]

Conflict Analysis Project Refugees