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
Still Looking for Safety: Voices of refugees from Syria on solutions for the present and future Oxfam 2017

Based on the findings of participatory protection research that Oxfam undertook with refugees in Lebanon between late 2016 and early 2017, this paper explores refugees’ own definitions and... [read more]

Conflict Analysis Project Refugees, Safety & Security
العنف الجنسي ضد النساء في لبنان: شهادات في الظلّ Lebanese Women Democratic Gathering (RDFL) 2017

يتطرّق هـذا البحـث إلـى العنـف الجنسـي ضـد النسـاء، مـن خلال تقديـم وتحليـل وقائـع لشـهادات حيـة لــ50 سـيدة عـن العنـف الجنسـي، الـذي مـورس عليهـنّ فـي الظـل بمختلف... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Domestic & Personal Violence, Gender
The Roadmap to Reconciliation in Tripoli: Creating an Inclusive Process for Launching a Communal Reconciliation in Tripoli 2017

The “Roadmap to Reconciliation in Tripoli,” (RRT) project is a grassroots initiative that aims at launching a transitional justice route through understanding the public perceptions in Tripoli... [read more]

Conflict Analysis Project Conflict Resolution
Discussing challenges for civil society and the promotion of economic and social rights EuroMed Rights 2017

The report entitled challenges for civil society and the promotion of economic and social rights, brings together... [read more]

Socio-Economic Rights Base Development Financing & Resources, Economic Development
Assessing civil society initiatives in the field of economic and social rights EuroMed Rights 2017

The second report is an evaluation of civil society initiatives on... [read more]

Socio-Economic Rights Base Development Financing & Resources, Economic Development
Analysis of economic and financial relations between the European Union and Southern Mediterranean Countries EuroMed Rights 2017

The report examines how economic and financial policies of the EU affect the economies of Southern Mediterranean countries. It’s interesting to note the shortcomings of these policies with regard... [read more]

Socio-Economic Rights Base Development Financing & Resources, Economic Development
From Tension to Violence: Understanding and Preventing Violence between Refugees and Host Communities in Lebanon 2017

The Governance and Community Action Programme (GCAP) aims to empower vulnerable municipalities and communities to mitigate conflict caused by resource tensions exacerbated by the Syrian refugee... [read more]

Conflict Analysis Project Refugees
Justice for Stability: Addressing the impact of mass displacement on Lebanon’s justice system International Alert 2017

This policy brief outlines options for strengthening rule of law in Lebanon to improve access to justice for both Lebanese citizens and Syrian refugees. It discusses stopgap measures for the... [read more]

Conflict Analysis Project Legal Issues
“We Can Never Go Back to How Things Were Before”: A Qualitative Study on War, Masculinities, and Gender Relations with Lebanese and Syrian Refugee Men and Women. ABAAD - Resource Center for Gender Equality 2017

“We Can Never Go Back to How Things were Before”* is a qualitative study carried out as a partner study to the International Men and Gender Equality Survey – Middle East and North Africa (IMAGES... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Refugees, Gender
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

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