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
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 organized... [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 Voluntas 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. 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
The Conflict Context in Tripoli: Chronic Neglect, Increased Poverty, & Leadership Crisis. Lebanon Support 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. Lebanon Support 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
The Repercussions of the Syrian Refugee Crisis on Lebanon: The Challenges of Providing Services and Creating Jobs 2016

The Syrian conflict has seriously destabilized Lebanon; the scale of the refugee influx has proven immensely difficult for both host communities and local authorities to cope with. Severe socio-... [read more]

Conflict Analysis Project Refugees, Quality of Life
Converging Interests of Conciliation: The Social Stability Context in the Marjaayoun and Hasbaya Qazas United Nations Development Program (UNDP) 2016

This report summarizes the conflict context of the Hasbaya and Marjaayoun Qazas of the Nabatieh Governorate, a religiously and politically diverse area which has for decades been at the forefront... [read more]

Conflict Analysis Project Refugees, Safety & Security