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
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
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
The Power of Remembrance: Political parties, memory and learning about the past in Lebanon forumZFD, Centre for Applied Research in Education at Notre Dame University 2016

This report investigates the use of memory by political parties in Lebanon in the political and educational domains.

The study was carried out in collaboration with forumZFD Lebanon and... [read more]

History of Conflicts and Political Violence Education, Conflict Resolution